ARCHIVED: In Eudora for Mac OS or Mac OS X, why can't I get the attachments in email messages?
For important information about accessing your Indiana University email account using Eudora for Mac OS or Mac OS X, see ARCHIVED: What are the requirements for using Eudora for Mac OS X to read my IU mail?
When receiving attachments in email messages with Eudora
for Mac OS or Mac OS X, you can specify where
Eudora is to save them to make it easier to find them. By default,
Eudora saves attachments to the
Attachment Folder inside
Eudora Folder. The
Eudora Folder will
be in either your
Documents folder or the System
Folder. To set the attachments folder to one that makes decoded
attachments more obvious, it is probably best to set it to your
Desktop folder, which will place decoded attachments on
Attachments appear as small icons in the message window. You can drag that attachment to your desktop or into any other folder in which you wish to save the attachment. However, to set the default folder in which Eudora will save attachments, follow the steps below:
- Open Eudora as you usually do. You don't need to actually connect
to your mail, so if you're using PPP you do not need to
dial your modem and connect with PPP.
- From the
- On the left you will see icons for several different aspects of
the Eudora settings. Scroll down and click
- Underneath or next to "Attachment Folder:" there is a long button.
If the button is blank, then no attachment folder has been
specified. If the button has text in it, then the text is the name of
the folder where Eudora will save attachments. To select a new
attachment folder, click the button.
- You will see a typical dialog box for selecting a file or folder.
To select a folder, click that folder and then click the
Choosebutton. To select the desktop, click the
Desktopbutton, then click
From now on, when you run Eudora, it will decode and save attachments to the folder that you specified.
For further assistance with Eudora, visit QUALCOMM's Eudora Technical Support.
Last modified on March 31, 2010.