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May 12, 2006

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If you are using 2.0.2 or a previous version, you can install the SendDoc macro (http://www.ooomacros.org/).

You can add a button in a bar, assign it to the macro and send a MS version of the current document with a single click.

No need for all that. If you want to email, say, an MS Word version of an OOo doc you're editing, do this:

Save As and select MS Word
File > Send > Document as E-mail

Poof! Up jumps your email client with the MS Word file as an attachment.

D'oh! Of course, good point. I neglect that Send Document as Email feature.

Solveig

This feature is primarily useful for places that do not want .doc used as a file format. Our users were taking .odt documents and then saving it with the same file name in .doc format and then sending that one out. Then you end up with multiple copies on the network. This new feature allows you to just send it out without creating a one-time file for sending.

Does it require a local mail client or can it be configured to work with webmail services from the likes of Google, Yahoo, etc.?

Hi Samuel,

>> Does it require a local mail client or can it be configured to work with webmail services from the likes of Google, Yahoo, etc.?

Kind of...when you set your default email client in your operating system, you control which one is used. When I set mine up to use Yahoo mail just to experiment, it started Yahoo and created a new email doc. However, it pointed me to the doc that had to be attached, with the full path, rather than actually attaching it. So, OK, not perfect.

Solveig

Hi Sergio,

>> If you are using 2.0.2 or a previous version, you can install the SendDoc macro (http://www.ooomacros.org/).

>> You can add a button in a bar, assign it to the macro and send a MS version of the current document with a single click.

Great tip! Excellent.

Solveig

I looking for a macro that will take a word doc and email it to specific address all the time. Is this possible.

Hi Robert,

I'm sorry; I'm not familiar with the existing macros, though I imagine it's possible. The info at http://www.ooomacros.org/ or other macro sites would have information. Or alternately write to dev@openoffice.org.

Good luck!

Solveig

The feature "Document as e-mail" in M$ Office, together Outlook Express or M$ Outlook, create a new e-mail body in basic (and not clean!) html, sending a formatted e-mail. Is like to use text editor as mail composer.

There are a way to get this feature in Ooo? I remember that I get it in a older (very older!) version of StarOffice.

Thx!
Jeff

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