need an e-mail solution please

  rosie12 09:14 21 May 2006
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Hi, I have a doc in word that has some screenshots on it. it is 846KB and I need to make the file smaller as I will be sending it via e-mail attachments a lot and maybe some of the people I will be sending it to only have dial up. How can I change the file size in word?.....Thanks

  VoG II 09:17 21 May 2006

Zip the file. If you have Windows XP, in Windows Explorer right click the file, Send To > Compressed (zipped) Folder.

  rosie12 09:20 21 May 2006

Hi, will everyone be able to unzip it OK?...

  rosie12 09:22 21 May 2006

Hi I have just tried that and the compressed zip file is stioll showing over 800KB?

  VoG II 09:22 21 May 2006

Yes if they have Windows XP. If not they will need an unzipper like WinZip click here (free trial).

  VoG II 09:23 21 May 2006

Sorry, cross-posting.

Try using WinZip and see if that does any better.

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