Email Attachment Preview???

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Email Attachment Preview???

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It would be good if you could see a preview of email attachments without having to open them. Is this already possible? Have I missed something? If it is not possible at present then I would like to make this a suggestion for future updates.
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Make sure you enable the following option: View->Show attached images inline.
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View->Show attached images inline

That is for showing image files within the body of the message. I meant is it possible to see previews of attachments such as PDF documents without opening them? For example, in windows explorer you can see a preview of a PDF without opening it. Does EPIM allow this with email messages?
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Not at the moment (PDF preview works only in Notes so far), although this feature is in plans.
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Any new news about that feature?
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You mean preview of PDF files in email messages?
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you can do this using drag and drop on gmail. I mean images but I never tried with PDF or doc file
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Inline images come in two flavors: Image tag and Encoded.

Image tag is HTML code that pulls an image file from a remote address: http:www.imagesite/imagedirectory/imagename.jpg

View this image by pointing your browser to the target file address as shown in the HTML code.

Encoded inline images encapsulate the image data in a data block that is embedded in the message content and decoded when viewed by the recipient. This data block appears as a very long stream of random characters when you view the message with a text or code reader.

Viewing an encoded image requires a base64 decoding tool which is readily available on the internet.
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