[MlMt] Attachments - Numbers File

David Green dgreenbhm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 12:20:40 EST 2015

On 11 Feb 2015, at 11:17, Zak McClellan wrote:

> I do not work with Numbers files that often, but needed to email one 
> today (.numbers)
> My usual file attachment methodology did not work.
> I typically copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the file from Finder.  I 
> also tried the Attachments toolbar/icon between the header and body of 
> the message as well as Shft+Command+A.  All of these actions returned:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ssikedo2yi0gzt9/Screenshot%202015-02-11%2012.04.16.png?dl=0
> "You cannot attach a folder to an email. You must compress it first, 
> for example, using "Compress…" in the Finder."
> Any ideas on a remedy?

Compress it first.  The old Numbers format is really a directory not a 
file.  You can only attach a file.  Compress it first (creating a .zip 
file) or upgrade to a later version of Numbers which puts everything in 
a single file (actually I think it keeps everything in a .zip file).


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