It may make more sense to you, but I don't think it will work unless you
have Outlook installed. Outlook's install includes a so-called MAPI handler
which Word needs in order to send a document via the default mail client.
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"Windows Live Mail User" <WindowsLiveMailUser@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Switched to using Windows Live Mail as default e-mail applicaton on my
> Windows Vista 64bit operating system & Microsoft Office Home Edition. Now
> can not email open Windows Word 2007 document because Send To Mail Recipient
> feature only sends by Windows Mail feature which is not the default email
> Is there a way to setup Word to allow an open document to be emailed through
> my Windows Live Mail account or can I setup an account in Windows Mail using
> my hotmail email account? I do not have another email account that I use
> other than Hotmail to send and recieve emails.
> Would like not to have to save document then open Windows Live Mail, attach
> document, then send. Working right out of the open Word 2007 document to
> send email makes more sense.
> Thank you for your help.