Sending over attachments such as files, documents and photos in an email is essential to know for work or even just jazzing up a personal message.
With Mac Mail, adding attachments is so much easier then with other email providers. Instead of clicking on add attachment, browse through an infinite number of files on your Mac to locate the correct one and then finally waiting for it to upload urgh! There is a much easier trick…
How to add attachments and photos on Mac Mail
You will be so surprised at just how easy it is to upload an attachment – just drag and drop! It is more of less the same easy action of pulling an image off the internet and dropping it onto your desktop. You can simply click on an image or file and drag and drop it into you content area to upload and save it into your email.
To browse your files go ahead and click on the ‘Attach’ button, marked with a paperclip symbol. You will find it in the toolbar of your new message.
As Mail is an inbuilt Mac application, unlike other email providers it has the ability to communicated with other Apple programs. For example Mail has a handy ‘Photo Browser’ that enables you to easily pick out any photo neatly stored in your iPhoto and with one click in can be attached to your message. This specialized browser is hiding in the toolbar.
You also have the ability to customize your photos further. You can set an appropriate size by using the “Image Size” tool. You can locate this in the popup menu at the bottom of your new email message.
Adding a Fun Theme to your Email…
Amazingly, you can also add fun and dramatic themes to your messages, ensuring the recipient will open it up with a big fat smile on their face.
To do this click on the ‘Stationary’ button to the right of the toolbar and you will be able to pick from an array of funky, colorful Apple-created designs to instantly jazz up any text.
So hop off now and go have some attaching, customizing email fun!