Where is the “Send to Mail Recipient” option in Office 2010?

A client just contacted me asking how he could email a document he’d created directly from Outlook. In 2007 he would just press the envelope button and off it would go. In Word 2010 it now only offers the option to send as an attachment… or so it would appear on the surface.

The option is actually still there, just hidden away. To enable this option do the following:

1. Click on the drop down arrow in the Quick Access Toolbar and then on More Commands:


2. Choose Commands Not in the Ribbon:


3. Scroll down through the long list of options available and choose the Send to Mail Recipient option.

4. It will then appear in the Quick Access Toolbar as follows:

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