Now sharepoint provides the ability to send document link as Email. Is it possible to send sharepoint document as attachments via Email?

  • can you provide a little more context of how you are trying to accomplish this? – BlueBird May 30 '13 at 13:33
  • I am trying to send sharepoint document to other user through email. Also checking for possibility to receive mail from user to sharepoint. – Suren May 30 '13 at 13:56
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    Do you mean to send the file via e-mail? That usually breaks the purpose of having a document library and a email link to that document that contain all the revisions and version on one place, and not "copying" the document and make several different versions? Or did you mean a document that can be synced back to Sharepoint? – williamwmy May 30 '13 at 13:57
  • yes. we are maintaining documents here. But some documents needs to be reviewed by other users who don't have access to sharepoint site. – Suren May 30 '13 at 14:02
  • What is the process that will trigger this? If it is something you want to occour automatically you may want to look into creating a workflow or event reciever, if you are looking for this to be an action initiated by a user then Jakobsen's solution below looks viable. – BlueBird May 30 '13 at 16:18

Not out of the box but it seems there is a codeplex project which is exactly what you request: Send Documents as attachments with SharePoint 2010

  • This works only for users having outlook. We can't say everyone will use outlook. – Suren May 31 '13 at 7:40

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