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How to send a file by mail directly from the open file?

Simcha Badanes May 18, 2017 06:35PM HKT

How to send a file to an email address directly from an open file?

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reboltof May 18, 2017 10:43PM HKT
Hi,

If you click on the "Share" icon on the right in the top icon bar (the one with three circles and relationships), you access a window from which you can send an email including your file.

HTH

Christophe
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Juha Metsäkallas May 23, 2017 02:11PM HKT
Simcha (and Christophe)

Out of curiosity I tested this with a map with file size 131 MB. A sort of new message dialog opened in Thunderbird. "Sort of" because there were no fields for sender nor any receivers, this smells like a bug in Thunderbird. The map was attached to it but it was only 386 kB in size!! I saved the attachment and opened it in Xmind, got an error message saying that file is corrupted. Okey, I know that attachments over 10 MB will not get through email servers... Anyway, I wonder what the heck happened to attachment in the process, either Xmind or Thunderbird messed up it totally.

Using this as pons asinorum, I think you are better served if you share your map using some file share service (Xmind Share, Dropbox, iCloud, Google drive, OneDrive...). Attachments in emails are nowdays considered evil in many organisations. I agree.
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reboltof May 25, 2017 12:37AM HKT
Hi Juha,

Wise advice, I agree.

Christophe

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