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  1. #1

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    Hi
    I don't know if this is the right place for this. I recently attatched some jpg images to a hotmail message, and they opened as an excel document! I am really frustrated. It has worked fine in the past, what am I doing wrong?

    Many thanks

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    is the computer that they are being opened on Windows or Mac?

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    mmm, i resent it back to myself and it opens in excel! maybe I have to change my opening preferences! how do i do that? I assumed that they would get it in excel as well. when I open hotmail message i don't see eg, picture.jpg only picture.

    Thanks
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    get info on the file by selecting the file and doing a command+i, then go to "Open With:" and change the defailt application from there. you can also check if it is being registered as a jpg in the info box as well. hotmail, being microshit, has a habbit of changing extensions...

    jaffa

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    Ok, getting really frustrated now, will try and explain this a bit better! I have a jpg file on my desktop. When I choose to "attatch" in the hotmail window and select the "browse" button, my finder comes up etc. When I select on desktop and then choose the "jpg" file to attatch it previews it as a "document" file! When I open to finally attatch, it saves it as a document and cannot be opened as a jpg! Now I realise why it tries to open the file in excel since it saves as a document. How do I change the prefference, and is there a way around this?
    I hope this is clear enough.

    Many thanks

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