How to attach a File to an Email message 
I-Explorer & Navigator Browsers & their mail forms 
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Note: I see Navigator has a new 4.7 Browser.  Hopefully it will be capable of running some of the neat stuff that only I-Explorer was able to run.
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1. Open your email  from Internet Browsers . Icon on top of Browser Window.    
View of I-Explorer 5.0 Browser for the internet.  To get to Email form, click icon in red box. Earlier versions will have the same icon.

2. We now have the email opened, let's attach a file  Outlook Express or Outlook  mail
Remember the person you send the file to, has to have a program they can open the file with.  
Ask before you send unless you're sure they do.  Refer to type of files in the Lesson 8 File Types.
Outlook Express New message icon is located in left right hand corner marked in red. Click to open.
View of New message Microsoft uses the paper clip symbol icon to attach files to email message.  After clicking you will be prompted to find the file you want with windows common dialog box.  You need to know how windows file system works to understand this dialog box. If you don't, go to directory and start the teach your self Windows file system beginning with lesson 1. They are 15 minute lessons. Once file is attached just address, subject and click send, done.
Note: Microsoft Exchange has a yellow envelope with star icon to open new message 
and the same paper clip icon to attach.

It's really that simple if you understand the filing system and the name of a file is it's complete path.  Most of us think the name of the file is it's nickname.  The common dialog form helps you tell the program the file's complete name. 
    Sample "C:\Anderson\RubberStamps\Catalog\Test.gif"   The Lesson Directory will take you through simple  15 minute lessons that illustrate Windows filing system and movement and how to find files.  Designed to make your computer experience less mystifying.

 NAVIGATOR INTERNET BROWSER INSTRUCTIONS

1. Open your email  from Internet Browsers . Icon on top of Browser Window. 
Navigator 3.0 has their Email icon located on the status bar located on the right-bottom of the browser marked in red
Navigator 4.51 has their Email icon located on the status bar located on the right-bottom of the browser marked in red

2. We now have the email opened, let's attach a file  Navigator Mail
Remember the person you send the file to, has to have a program they can open the file with.  
Ask before you send unless you're sure they do.  Refer to type of files in the Lesson 8 File Types.

Navigator 4.51 click icon to open new message form

Navigator New Message Form uses the paper clip icon as well. Click and find the file you want to attach through the windows common dialog box.You need to know how windows file system works to understand this dialog box. If you don't, go to directory and start the teach your self Windows file system beginning with lesson 1. They are 15 minute lessons. Once file is attached just address, subject and click send, done.

It's really that simple if you understand the filing system and the name of a file is it's complete path.  Most of us think the name of the file is it's nickname.  The common dialog form helps you tell the program the file's complete name. 
    Sample "C:\Anderson\RubberStamps\Catalog\Test.gif"   The Lesson Directory will take you through simple  15 minute lessons that illustrate Windows filing system and movement and how to find files.  Designed to make your computer experience less mystifying.

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