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Re: attaching files to emails
Posted by: Ruth Mickelson Date: May 01, 2001 at 07:03:58
In Reply to: attaching files to emails by john sims of 11492

There have been several strings of messages on this topic in the past. Short of saving as an RTF and sending to a word processor, there are a couple of options.Ron Chenier wrote an article for our newsletter awhile back that gave some steps to do this.
1) save as html files via the web page options.Once created, the HTML file can be sent on a floppy or as an e-mail attachment.)
If you need further on this, let me know.
2) Another way of sending these reports via e-mail was discussed in our October meeting. The information follows:

Descendant Text Report
(The next best thing to emailing an Indented Descendant Report)
by Maggie Kitts

At the September meeting we learned that emailing an Indented Descendant Report left much to be desired.

In UFTree, go to File, Print Set Up, Print to File, RTF, External Support tab, Automatically Launch Editor, Other. Enter the path to your Word Processor, OK.
Open the individual record of the person who will be progenitor in this report.
Click Report, Descendant Text Report.
Select desired Style and Other options.
Print. The report opens in your word processor.
Copy the file to the clipboard and also Save the report as an .rtf file.
Go to your email. Paste the text into the body of an email message. Attach the .rtf file to the message. Send the message to yourself. Compare the attachment and the message body. Which do you prefer? I found that both the message body and the attachment were identical. There were two changes from the original UFTree Report. The report title used a smaller font and nothing was bolded.
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Please note: This is for the Desendant Text report and most other UFTree reports. Email and attachments cannot handle the Indented Descendant Report or the Pedigree Report. The problem with those reports relates to the way email (or opening an attachment in an email window) deals with tabs.
The fact is, any tabs used look fine on your screen but disappear at the receiving end. We also found that an attachment of the Indented Descendant Report shows indent errors after the first page. Later pages accumulate errors.


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