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We have document library where we store various types of documents (word, ppt, infopath templates etc..)

The requirement is to send them as e-mail attachments directly from SharePoint Document Library by usage of right click.

Please provide some guidance on steps required to achieve this.

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I use the Outlook Connector from CodePlex to browse my SharePoint libraries in Outlook and attach documents, etc. http://spoutlookconnector.codeplex.com/

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+1 it looks nice and handy (not something I would use but still good) –  Vedran Rasol Sep 20 '11 at 6:32

You already have OOTB functionality Send to > E-Mail

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IMO sending files from Document Library by e-mail beats the whole idea of SharePoint. Instead of sending mail you should send links and grant some access (permission level) on document to mail recipients.

However it is possible to build additional context item with custom action. You need to have some coding skills and basic knowledge of SharePoint development. Here is example on how to do it in 2007 version:

This example can be easily converted to 2010 platform.

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OOTB == Out Of The Box? –  Anthony K Sep 20 '11 at 0:28
    
Yes. OOTB == Out Of The Box –  Vedran Rasol Sep 20 '11 at 6:28

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