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From: "Steven_Lord" <slord@mathworks.com>
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Subject: Re: Windows XP thinks my .MAT files are shortcuts`
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 16:37:53 -0400
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"Craig " <no@no.com> wrote in message 
news:i4el7q$918$1@fred.mathworks.com...
> "Bob Ert" <idontlikespam@myemailaddress.com> wrote in message 
> <ef51c3a.-1@webcrossing.raydaftYaTP>...
>> This is incredibly annoying. I can't email them without zipping or
>> editing the extension, because outlook will not allow you to email a
>> shortcut. How can I make XP realize that my .Mat files are NOT
>> shortcuts? I changed the file association from Microsoft Access
>> Table to Matlab and it still thinks it is a shortcut...

Windows XP is probably not what is preventing you from emailing the files. 
Depending on what version of Outlook you're using, one of these may apply.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/attachment-file-types-blocked-by-outlook-HP003085004.aspx

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/blocked-attachments-in-outlook-HA001229952.aspx

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