Including mail attachments
To include one or more existing files as
to a message you are composing:
Alternatively, you can
create a new attachment
by selecting Create from the Attachments menu.
Select Import from the Attachments menu,
click on the
Add Attachment button,
or drag the file's icon
and drop it on the bottom of the Message window.
Choose the attachment that you want to include.
You can include a multipart message as an attachment
to another multipart message.
Specify the ``File Type'' of the attachment by selecting from
the list (click on the down arrow to scroll the list).
Type a comment to display in the attachment header.
Some people with whom you exchange mail may be using
mail programs that cannot display all types of attachments.
Selecting uuencode format.
Information about each attachment you add
is displayed in the bottom part of the Message window.
The type (``Kind'') is indicated with a symbol.
The ``Size'' of text attachments is given as
the number of lines the attachment contains.
You can change the size of the attachment list display
by dragging the sash (the small rectangle) above the
list up or down.
Because Mail makes it easy to send large messages,
check the size of the attachments before sending the message.
If the message is being sent to a wide
audience, try to minimize attachment usage.
Viewing a draft attachment
Display a selected draft attachment
by selecting View from the Attachments menu
or clicking on the
View Attachment button.
Editing an attachment to a draft message
Edit the contents of a selected attachment
by selecting Edit from the Attachments menu
or clicking on the
Edit Attachment button.
To change the Kind or Comment attributes of
a selected attachment,
select Attributes from the Attachments menu.
The type (``Kind'') and ``Comment'' are listed in the
Removing an attachment from a draft message
To remove a selected attachment from a message,
select Delete from the Attachments menu
or click on the
Delete Attachment button.
Restore the most recently deleted attachment by
selecting UnDelete from the Attachments menu.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003