Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Reading and Organizing E-Mail
4. Click on any message underneath the message you selected in Step 3.
Outlook displays your chosen message so you can review the trail of
messages that led up to the latest message.
Retrieving a file attachment
from a message
Rather than just send text, people might send you pictures, word processor
documents, or databases as file attachments. When you receive a message
with a file attachment, Outlook displays a paper clip icon next to the message.
Never open a file attachment unless you absolutely trust its contents. Many
malicious hackers send viruses, worms, spyware, and Trojan Horses as file
attachments, so if you aren’t careful, you could accidentally infect your
computer and lose your data.
To open a file attachment, follow these steps:
1. Click a message that displays a paper clip icon.
Outlook displays the message’s contents in the right pane of the Outlook
window, as shown in Figure 14-8.
a tiny icon.
2. Double-click the file (paper clip) icon displayed in the message.
Your chosen files appear.