Google Apps Tips: Dragging and Dropping Attachments
Dragging and Dropping Attachments
Adding attachments to messages in Google Mail is easy – just drag and drop! You can drag one attachment or multiple attachments onto your messages. You can also drag attachments from a message to your desktop or another folder.
Note: Dragging attachments to a message currently only works with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox 3.6 or later. Dragging attachment from a message currently only works with Google Chrome.
Drag and Drop a Single Attachment
To drag and drop a single attachment:
- Select the file you want to attach.
- Hold down your left mouse button, drag the file to the green ‘Drop files here’ section in Google Mail and release the mouse button.
- Your file attaches itself to the message.
- Click Remove to remove the file from the message.
Drag and Drop Multiple Attachments
To drag and drop multiple attachments:
- Select the files you want to attach.
- Hold down your left mouse button, drag the files to the green ‘Drop files here’ section in Google Mail and release the mouse button.
- To send a message without a file that has been previously attached, click the checkbox to the left of the file and deselect it before sending the message.
Note: Remember that while you can attach multiple files, the maximum total attachment file size, inclusive of all attachments and the content of the message, is 25 MB.
Drag and Drop Attachments from a Message
To drag and drop attachments from a message to your desktop or another folder, open the message then:
- Select the attachment and, holding down the left mouse button, drag the attachment to your desktop or another folder.
- Release the mouse button when.
Note: Remember that dragging attachments from a message is currently only available using Google Chrome. When using another browser, use the ‘Download’ link.November 03, 2010 in Tips, Training