Not able to cut or copy attachment file [Solved/Closed]

Ranjith - Dec 9, 2008 at 01:46 AM - Latest reply:  JonO
- Sep 22, 2016 at 04:54 PM
Hello,

I am not able to cut or copy any attachment file in outlook 2003.In a new message,i attached a file(pdf,xl,doc etc)
i want to copy that file and paste to other new message.but when I right click that attachment file cut or copy option is disabled.Plss help me out...........Im using HTML format.But in other formats like richtext im able to send.
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Not sure if the OP will see this but for anyone else who ends up here via Searching...

You should be able to drag and drop items between email messages in Outlook; it may be that a couple of Windows files haven't registered properly and so you can't. To try this fix:

Close Outlook, click 'Start' then click 'Run' and paste the following two lines (one line at a time, hitting ENTER after each one) into the run box.

Regsvr32 /i ole32.dll
Regsvr32 /i shell32.dll

(If you see an 'invalid entry point' message (or similar) after the first don't worry- it should still work!)

Open Outlook and see if you can drag and drop / copy and paste attachments.

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You are DA Bomb! Outlook 2016 was giving me fits about copy/cut and paste. That worked perfect!
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Hey that's a great trick and it worked for me as well!
But why did in maifunction in the first place?
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litonkrl 60 Posts Tuesday April 29, 2014Registration date July 29, 2014 Last seen - May 25, 2014 at 10:44 PM
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litonkrl 60 Posts Tuesday April 29, 2014Registration date July 29, 2014 Last seen - Jun 3, 2014 at 12:17 AM
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Hi, here is the accurate Answer of this problem.

At first You need to copy the embedded image and Then.....

paste into an image editor like Paint or Photoshop. All Windows users have Paint on their machine (under Programs | Accessories). Open up the image editor to a blank image then paste.
And then You can save in Your Drive.

I hope it will be helpful for you.
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TheParoxysm 170 Posts Sunday December 7, 2008Registration date March 25, 2011 Last seen - Dec 9, 2008 at 12:16 PM
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You need to SAVE the attachment, and attach it to the new email. You cannot copy and paste those, as they are merely links to the temp file where it is stored, and sending a link to something that doesn't exist on their computer won't work.

Once more, save the attachment from one email somewhere, and go to the other email, and attach it to it.

Good luck and don't forget to mark this as resolved!