Rather than attaching a document from your email, you may find it quicker and more convenient to do this from within Word itself as described here.


1. In the upper-left corner, click File. Select 'Share' on the list which appears.

Screenshot of Microsoft Word File menu














On the screen that appears:

Screenshot of Microsoft Word Share options




2. Under 'Attach a copy instead', select Word document or PDF.

3. You will be directed to your email program (e.g. Outlook, Gmail, etc.)

4. Add a recipient, type a message if you would like then send the email.









Last updated 25th March 2021, written by Mary Coleman (Digital Champion)