Subject: Sending a drawing through e-mail



You can send an CADdirect drawing to another user via e-mail. CADdirect is com­patible with e-mail programs that support the Messaging Application Program Inter­face (MAPI) protocol.

To include a drawing file in an e-mail message

   1   While the drawing file is open, do one of the following:

   On the ribbon, choose the Application button then Publish > Send Mail.

   On the menu, choose File > Send Mail.

   Type mail and then press Enter.

If your mail program is not already running, it starts; a new e-mail message con­taining the CADdirect icon and file name appears.

   2   Address the e-mail, type a message, and send the e-mail message as you would any other message.

To view an CADdirect file sent by e-mail

   Open the e-mail message, and then double-click the CADdirect icon.

CADdirect software must be installed on the computer used to open drawings from e-mail.

Use the eTransmit command for e-mail if the drawing has supporting files.
If the drawing is dependent on files such as external references or font files, use the eTransmit command to combine the files in a single package and send it by e-mail. When creating the package, use a transmittal setup with the Send Mail with Transmit­tal option turned on. For more details, see Packaging drawings and files for use on another computer.

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