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Changing the name of attached documents
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TRADL
France
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English to French
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Jul 6, 2007

Something weird's happening with Outlook Express and Word. 3 times now I've received a Word attachment from clients and its name's not what it's supposed to be. It appears as ATT and then a bunch of numbers and when I drag it onto the desktop, the number changes as well (to one further, e.g. 000415 and then 000416). Any idea why?? I have Office XP and Outlook Express 6.0. Thanks.

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Vito Smolej
Germany
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English to Slovenian
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could be a different story, but probably the same Jul 7, 2007

Something weird's happening with Outlook Express


I have a business partner whoŽs been using Outlook and for quite som etime was not receiving ANY attachment I was sending him via (Lotus Notes) mail.

Things cleared up, when he switched to Firebird (it was painless, even for my ten-thumbs partner).

Could be, that theres some miraculous switch somewhere in the Outlook setup causing (and solving) this kind of problems; I cant tell though.

[Edited at 2007-07-07 00:48]


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Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:10
German to French
Thunderbird ? Jul 7, 2007

Hi Audrey,

Read this (in French) :
http://www.geckozone.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=36493&highlight=att%20dat

Maybe your client is using Thunderbird as e-mail client ?

HTH,
Sylvain


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Tony M  Identity Verified
France
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Direct link in English Jul 7, 2007

In case it's any help, following Sylvain's FR forum eventually takes you to this link, which describes the porblem and solution in English:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Attachments_renamed


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