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can't share document via email in Pages or Word

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Dec 13, 2012 8:27 AM

Hi all,

 

I used to have no problems sending my open document to an email address either in Word for Mac 11, or Pages. My mail program is the native Mail application. It used to work fine, and I don't know what/when I changed, but recently I noticed that 'send by email as attachment' in Word would bring me to the Mail app, but not open an email message with the document in it as attachment. I just checked if it still works in Pages, and also a file in Pages - which you should be able to share via email by going to Share>send via email - cannot be mailed in this way. In this case, the option is grayed out.

 

I have no trouble mailing, in principle - sending and receiving as normal  - and I can also easily add attachments to email just by dragging them in there. It is just the option of automatically creating and attaching a message from within Word and Pages that no longer works!

 

Any ideas? It was kind of a wonderful shortcut that I used a lot...

 

best

Tom

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

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