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Windows 7: Animated Gifs in Windows Live mail?

26 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 7

thank you for your help

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26 Aug 2010   #12

Windows 7

Thank you everyone for your help. It has been very good and I think I have it all sorted out now once again many thanks to all Margie
Please excuse me if I never answered everyone but I am stil working this forum thing out
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26 Aug 2010   #13

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Glad it got sorted out!

Thanks for posting back to let us know.
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26 Aug 2010   #14

Windows 7

your welcome was the least i could do thanks again
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27 Aug 2010   #15

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

The link makes it seem more complicated than necessary if you're happy with the default size of the gif. In the new email (NOT photo email) just choose Insert/image/inline. It will initially show up with a green box around it which disappears as you add more text. But the gif isn't moving until you look at it in the Sent Items folder after sending. If you're doing a photo email the "inline" option is greyed out and there is no way to "insert" a gif by importing from Windows Explorer. However you can choose one of the built-in emoticons and it will still move in the draft copy before sending.
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10 Apr 2011   #16

Windows Seven Home Premium 64-bit
Windows Live Mail

I, too, have a problem with putting animated gifs in an e-mail (with Windows Live). And I already have my e-mail configured to send in HTML ..... so that's not the problem!! I miss my old email with Windows XP. Windows 7 is great compared to Vista! But Windows Live Mail sucks.
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