You can insert a hyperlink in a document in Outlook. We use this very handy trick in our company all the time. There are many benefits of this feature. Sending a link makes it easier for the user to access the document directly. Since you must have access to the folder to access the document, hackers would not be able to access the sensitive data in the event of an email breach.
To insert a hyperlink, open a new email and right click somewhere in the body of the email. Select Hyperlink… Here you can browse to the file, select it and click OK.
If you want to change the text that displays as the label for the hyperlink, you can do so in the Text to display box before selecting OK.
Note: This is a direct link to the folder where the document is stored. Make sure the recipient has access to this folder before sending.
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