How do I attach a file to an e-mail message?

In Zimbra Webmail (For users created starting Fall 2019)

  1. Click on New Message on the left-hand side of the screen
  2. Type the e-mail address you want to send to on the To: line
  3. Click on Attach on the left-hand side. 
  4. This will bring up a window where you can browse your folders and select the file(s) you want to attach. When you done selecting the file, click on the Open button. (Alternatively, you can drag and drop file(s) to the Attach section)
  5.  You will see the attached file in the Attachments section of the e-mail.
  6. Type your message and click Send when you are done.

In Horde Webmail (For users created prior to Fall 2019): 

  1. Go to Mail -> New Message to compose your message.
  2. Type the e-mail address you want to send to on the To: line.
  3. Click on "Add Attachment"This will bring up a window where you can browse your folders and select the file(s) you want to attach. When you done selecting the file, click on the Open button.
  4.  You will see the attached file in the Attachments section of the e-mail.
  5. Type your message and click Send when you are done.

 

In pine:

  1. Type C to compose your message.
  2. Type the e-mail address you want to send to on the To: line.
  3. Go to the line Attachment: and type Control-J
  4. On the bottom of the screen it will say File to attach:
    Either type in the filename or type Control-T to browse through your files. Use the arrow keys to scroll through the files and use the 'Enter'/'Return' key to select the file.
  5. After the file has been selected, it will say Attachment comment: on the bottom of the screen. This may be blank. After hitting the 'Enter'/'Return' key, you will see your attached file on the line Attachment:
  6. After typing your message, hit Control-X to send and then type Y for Yes.

 

In Outlook:

  1. Click on New to compose your message.
  2. Next to To..., type the e-mail address you want to send to.
  3. Click on the icon of the paperclip to attach message or go to Insert->File This will bring up a window where you can browse your folders and select the file(s) you want to attach. When you done selecting the file, click on the Insert button.
  4. You will see the attached file on the bottom of your e-mail message
  5. Type your message, and click Send when you are done.

 

In Thunderbird:

  1. Click on the button Compose to compose your message
  2. Next to To:, type the e-mail address you want to send to.
  3. Click on the icon of the paperclip that says Attach or go to the Insert menu to select the type of file you wish to insert. This will bring up a window where you can browse your folders and select the file(s) you want to attach. When you done selecting the file, click on the Open button.
  4. You will see the attached file in the Attachments section of the e-mail.
  5. Type your message and click Send when you are done.