RESOLVED: Send To -> Mail Recipient opens an Outlook plain text message (Outlook 2007)

I often use Right Click -> Send To -> Mail Recipient on a file to send it as an mail attachment. But the problem with this approach is that the message opens in Text mode. Means you cannot format text/insert table/graphics etc by default. [You need to select HTML/Rich Text from Option ribbon tab].

So, here is the solution:

Find the SendTo folder
For Windows 7 it is C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo
For Windows XP, just type SendTo in Run

Create a Shortcut there with reference to Outlook.exe
(Which probably would be under “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12\OUTLOOK.EXE”)

Append /c ipm.note /a in the shortcut, so that the complete shortcut will look like:
“C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12\OUTLOOK.EXE” /c ipm.note /a

Name the shortcut whatever you like.

And done! ENJOY!!

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Author: ashishtilak

I am happy go lucky kinda person. Always smiling and making people smile. Luv every thing life has to offer. And, I am a software engg. too, working at a manufacturing company. See more about myself in my blogs.

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