Quote: Originally Posted by niceget
...From now on you can attach images without them automatically becoming embedded in the email.
In my case I had never made the choice "don't ask again", yet the registry setting was at "1". By changing it to "0" I elimiated the dialog box asking if I want to send a photo email. (Thanks again for clueing us in about the registry.) However even though the email file is only shown as an attachment when the email is in draft form it is embeded in the text area after being sent (just as it was in Windows Mail). What happens differently when you choose to allow "Publish" by setting the registry to "1" is you are given the dialog box each time so you can choose between the following:
1) Photo email = Put image on MS server and embed thumbnail link to it in the text portion of the email.
2) Not Photo email = Attach the full file to the email sending it to the recipient as an attachment which is also embeded below the text when viewing emails in html format.
So it looks like to Microsoft "Publish" means put the full sized image on their servers and the registry setting of "1" means allow the publish option. But if you choose "photo email" and "don't ask again" it will always default to the photo email (a.k.a. publish) option.
The reason I said I was confused about what the registry change was supposed to do was because of what Joe G. said in his question in the link I provided above. He set the registry to "0" yet when he pasted a picture in the email he saw the Photo formatting options and thought he was sending a "Photo" email. He actually was not since the picture was embedded in the text as an ordinary attachment and was not going to be sent to MS servers nor was there any thumbnail link. It just looked like a "Photo" email in draft form. It actually was an attachment with photo-style formatting options. So if we think "Photo email" = "On MS Servers with Thumbnail link" that should avoid the confusion.
Edit: See Additional Info about the registry "fix" here: Sending Pictures