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Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Forsaken541, Feb 21, 2011.

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    When working with an email with a large file attached I am having an issue. I tap on the attachment to have it download to my iPad but if I was to change over to another email to read while it downloads or I switch to another App while waiting the email attachment is missing when I come back. The paper clip icon is still on the email like there is an attachment still there but after scrolling down it is missing completely.

    Any thoughts?
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    Same here.

    Opened an email with a few pictures attached, but then switched to another app while loading the images and now they don't show up anymore.

    I have already respringed and rebooted, but to no avail.

    Well, a hard reboot solved the problem temporarily. I could open the attachments once, but when going back to that email a second time it simply states: 'This message cannot be displayed because of the way it is formatted. Ask the sender to send it again using a different format or email program. message/rfc822'
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2011
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    The only time I've encountered that message is if I have sent the email to trash. In that caer I move it back to the inbox. I use both Google mail and our provider email. AIR I think this mostly happens with Gmail. If I were you, when opening an email with attachments if you wanted to view more than once I would just do an "open with" and let it load to whatever app is possible, photo, etc. You can always delete the photos, docs, etc. later.

    Diane
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    In addition to what Max said, you cannot simply add an attachment to an e-mail in QuickBooks 2006 because the e-mails run off a very simple platform that does not support attachments. But, if you were to upgrade to QuickBooks 2008, you could integrate your QuickBooks e-mails with Outlook and then attachments would work like any other Outlook e-mail.
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    Email

    How do I attach pictures to an email?
    I am lucky I even got this far.
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    You can copy/paste pictures into emails. Just tap&hold onto a picture, until the menu shows up, touch copy, then switch to your email, tap&hold again, then paste. This procedure can be repeated as many times as needed.

    Mail may show thumbnails instead of the actual pictures, but the images are sent correctly.

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