How to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet by Email (3 Quick Methods)

We can easily send Excel files as attachments from email. But that is not feasible always for some particular cases, like you may want to send only one spreadsheet from your Excel file. From Excel, we can do it easily and quickly. So in this article, you will learn 3 quick methods to send an editable excel spreadsheet by Email.


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3 Ways to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet by Email

First, get introduced to our dataset. It represents the quarterly sales of some stationery products.


1. Using Share Option to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet

In our very first method, we’ll use the Share option from the File tab to send an editable excel spreadsheet by email. First, we’ll have to copy the specific spreadsheet to a new workbook then will send it as an attachment.

Steps:

  • Right-click on the sheet title.
  • Then select Move or Copy from the appeared Context menu.

Soon after you will get a dialog box.

Using Share Option to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet by Email

  • At this moment, select (new book) from the To book drop-down box.
  • Then, mark Create a copy and press OK.

Using Share Option to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet by Email

Now have a look, that spreadsheet is copied and opened to a new workbook with the default name ‘Book1’.

  • Now click on the File tab.

Using Share Option to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet by Email

  • Next, click on Share from the appeared options.

Using Share Option to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet by Email

  • After getting the Share dialog box, click Excel Workbook from the ‘Attach a copy instead’

It will take you to Microsoft Outlook to send the email.

  • Now, just type the email address in the ‘To’ section and press Send.

Using Share Option to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet by Email

Read More: How to Share Excel File Online (2 Easy Methods)


2. Using Quick Access Toolbar to Email an Editable Spreadsheet As Attachment

Now, we’ll use the Send command from the Quick Access Toolbar to send an editable spreadsheet by email. It saves time because it takes fewer steps. First, we’ll learn how to add the Send command in the Quick Access Toolbar and then will apply it.

Steps:

  • First, click Customize Quick Access Toolbar icon.
  • Then select More Commands from the appeared list.

Using Quick Access Toolbar to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet As an Attachment by Email

  • Here, select All Commands from the ‘Choose commands from’ drop-down box.
  • Then scroll down and select Send and press Add.

Using Quick Access Toolbar to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet As an Attachment by Email

  • The command is added successfully, just press OK

Using Quick Access Toolbar to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet As an Attachment by Email

Here’s our added command in the toolbar.

Now let’s send the email.

Using Quick Access Toolbar to Send an Editable Excel Spreadsheet As an Attachment by Email

After getting the Microsoft Outlook dialog box, type the email address in the ‘To’ section then just press Send.

Read More: How to Send Multiple Emails from Excel Spreadsheet (2 Easy Methods)


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3. Using Quick Access Toolbar to Send an Entire Workbook

By using that command we can easily send an entire workbook as an attachment by email. You can do it from any sheet.

Steps:

  • Click on Send command from the toolbar.
  • Later, select Email from the appeared list.

Using Quick Access Toolbar to Send an Entire Workbook by Email

Now see, the entire workbook is added as an attachment.

  • Finally, just type the email address and press Send.

Read More: How to Enable Share Workbook in Excel


Conclusion

I hope the procedures described above will be good enough to send an editable Excel spreadsheet by email. Feel free to ask any question in the comment section and please give me feedback. Visit ExcelDemy to explore more.


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Hello! I am Md. Sourov Hossain Mithun. Welcome to my profile. Currently, I am working at Exceldemy as an Excel and VBA Content Developer. Excel is amazing software. Here I will post excel related useful articles. I am a graduate of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. I love to learn new things and work with them. Thank you.

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