This section explains how to add an email and email attachments to Lima. Should you wish to learn how to add a file please click here.
NB - Lima is designed to work in conjunction with MS Outlook and as such, the "Working with Email" section of the LHC requires you to have access to Microsoft Outlook.
Level = Basic
Time required = 10 Minutes
Add an email / multiple emails to Lima -
Open MS Outlook and select the email(s) you wish to add to Lima.
Right click and select copy from the menu. The selected email is now copied to the Microsoft clipboard.
Minimise MS Outlook and open the destination folder in Lima. Right click within the Folder Contents window and select Paste (or Copy Selected Emails From Outlook) from the menu. Both options in this instance will import the email in to Lima.
A progress bar initiates
Once imported, the email(s) is added to the bottom of the list of files in your destination folder.
In the example, the email "project alpha team 1 - team contact details" and its attachment have been imported into Lima. The next section explains how to quickly important email attachments only.
Add an attachment to Lima -
To import an attachment and disregard the associated email firstly ensure the email (or multiple emails) is slected in MS Outlook.
Minimise MS Outlook and open the destination folder in Lima. Right click within the Folder Contents window and select "Save Attachments Only From Outlook Selected Emails".
The attachment is imported into Lima without the email.