Automatically reduce the size of pictures included with an e-mail message [Solved]

Automatically reduce the size of pictures included with an e-mail message

Outlook LogoThere are two ways to select pictures to automatically reduce them in size and include them as an attachment to an e-mail message — in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, or from Windows Explorer.

 Note   Your original picture will not be modified. Only the copy of the picture being sent will be reduced in size.

In Outlook

  1. Create a new e-mail message in Outlook.
  2. On the Insert tab, in the Include group, click Attach File.

 Tip   You can also drag and drop a picture from Windows Explorer. The picture file will be attached to the e-mail message.

  1. On the Insert tab, click the Include Dialog Box Launcher Button image.
  2. In the Attachment Options pane, under Picture options, in the Select picture size drop-down list, click the size of the picture you want to include.

Attachment Options pane

 Note   If you embed the picture in the body of the message by using the Picture command in the Illustrations group, the automatic picture resize feature is not available.

  1. When you are finished composing your e-mail message, click Send.

In Windows Explorer

  1. Open Windows Explorer by clicking Start, and then double-clicking Computer.

 Note   Double-click My Computer in Windows XP.

Keyboard shortcut  To open Windows Explorer, press Windows logo key+E.

  1. Navigate to the folder that contains the pictures you want to send.
  2. Select a picture. To select multiple files, press and hold CTRL as you click each file.
  3. Right-click a selected file, point to Send To, and then click Mail Recipient.

The Send Pictures via E-mail dialog box appears.

  1. Click Make all my pictures smaller, and then click OK.

Send Pictures bia E-mail dialog box

 Note   To specify the exact size to make the picture, click Show more options, and then click the size you want.

A new Outlook message window appears with the attached picture.

  1. Enter the recipient information in the To, Cc, and Bcc boxes.
  2. If you want, change the subject information in the Subject box.
  3. If you want, change or enter any information you want to include in the message body.
  4. Click Send.