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Forum topic by bubinga posted 04-20-2011 03:00 AM 1166 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-20-2011 03:00 AM

Topic tags/keywords: resource tip e-mail files

As you may or may not know, e-mails are restricted, in the size, amount of information that you can send in an e-mail.
We can share pictures, and text, right here on LJ, but some other types of files such as PDF files, for plans and such, must be dealt with another way.
I have recently learned that with Google’s Gmail service, the size has been increased to 20 MB, I have tested this out myself with a 18 MB PDF file, sent to myself, successfully, through Gmail.
The size of e-mail is restricted by your Internet service provider, therefore when trying to send this size of file to my personal e-mail, it inevitably failed.
So if you want to share bigger files, set yourself up a Gmail account, and go at it.
In this way LJ members can share some bigger files, and they won’t have to give out their personal e-mail addresses.
This is a good thing to know, to be able to send bigger files in e-mail to anyone, anywhere, for whatever reason.

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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#1 posted 04-20-2011 06:20 AM

Thanks for the info.

Here is a new Avatar for you. I think you will like it.

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#2 posted 04-20-2011 06:50 AM

This proves that Taz is a darn bit smarter than Wile Coyote “genus” .

-- One who works with his hands is a laborer, his hands & head A craftsman, his hands, head & heart a artist

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#3 posted 04-21-2011 05:49 AM


-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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