Here’s instructions for how to get the HTML into Outlook so you can send it as an email.

1.Save the HTML.
If you have recieved the HTML file via email, save the attached HTML out of the email you received it in using one of the following methods:
1.right-click on the attachment and choose “Save Attachment”
2.drag and drop the file to your desktop or local filesystem
3.From the File Menu of the open message choose “File > Save Attachments.”

DO NOT double click on the attachment to open it and then choose “File > Save As.” This causes the HTML file to be opened in your web browser, and choosing “File > Save As” from a browser may helpfully rewrite everything.

(I was suprised to learn that “save the attachment” means quite a few different things to different people.)

2.Put it in the Stationery Directory.
Move the HTML file to:

C:\Documents and Settings\*userid*\Application Data\Microsoft\Stationery.

(win7: c:\*userid*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Stationary)

The Application Data folder is a hidden folder so you may not be able to see it by simply browsing to it. You can change your preferences to display hidden files and folders (Windows Explorer > Tools > Folder Options > View > Show hidden files and folders), or copy and past the above location into the Windows Explorer (double-click My Computer) address bar, replacing *userid* with the correct folder.

The Stationery folder is created by Outlook the first time you use the stationery feature. If you do not see the stationery folder, try creating a new message as below with any other stationery and the folder will be created in your user directory.
3.Action > New message using > More stationery…
From the Action menu of the main Outlook window, choose Action > New mail message using > More stationery…, then choose your HTML file from the list. This will open a new email message with your HTML file as the body.

Outlook displays HTML differently when it’s editing the HTML as opposed to simply displaying it. This can cause extra spacing to appear at the end of lines or around images. Sending the message to yourself will confirm that these types of display problems will not appear for the recipient.


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