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Outlook 2003-Picture in email also sent as attachment

I am using Outlook 2003. My email editor is Word 2003 and I use the HTML format option for emails. When I insert a picture in the body of an email message, the sent email shows the picture in the message but also has an "image001.jpg" file attached to the sent email. How do I stop Outlook 2003 from adding this image attachment to the sent email?

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That may be an effect of any anti-virus that checks incoming and outgoing emails.

It may be that anti-virus scanners rip images and such out of emails to scan them, then add them back as attachments.


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Re: picture in Outlook

Emails are text, either plain text or rtf text or html text. Pictures are attachments.

But in at least one of the 3 variants (might even be 2 of them) Outlook 'knows' where you meant to insert the picture. So it shows it there for your convenience. There's not a single reason to believe that the receiver will see it on that same location if he doesn't have the same version of Outlook or (even worse) another email-program. Luckily, he can always open the attachment!

Without attachment, the receiver would not see the picture. So - whatever you want - it's NOT to send the mail without attachment.


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