email. At home I have to open each one separately. I have looked and looked but
can’t find where to make them show up automatically without having to open each
one. Can you tell me where to find this setting?
This one’s tough because there are so many variables that aren’t specified.
But the bottom line is that it’s all about the email program you’re using. And
I’ll bet that they’re different programs at work and home.
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If you’re home email program isn’t the same as the one at work, it’s quite
possible that’s the root of the problem. Some programs don’t automatically show
attached pictures in, or below, the message body when you look at a message.
Outlook Express, for example, does. Outlook does not, and there’s no setting to
make it do so.
Another option is that perhaps your email program at home is “protecting”
you from embedded pictures. Check your security settings – Outlook, Outlook
Express, Thunderbird & others now don’t show pictures by default – you
might simply need to disable that or perhaps add the sender to a “safe senders”
If you forwarded the mail from one account to another (say from work to
home), it’s possible that the mail client at work took the images embedded in
the message and changed them to be attachments. It’s possible that the sending
mail client either just does it that way, OR you received the mail as HTML or
Rich Text, and forwarded as plaintext. The later can’t show pictures, hence
would have to convert to attachments.