Find attachment previewers
Attachment Preview, a new feature in the 2007 Microsoft Office system, allows you to preview some attachment file types without opening them. The attachment previewers that come with the 2007 Office release are on by default. For more information on using attachment previewers, see Preview attachments.
What do you want to do?
Find the default Outlook attachment previewers
To view the Outlook attachment previewers, do the following:
In Outlook, on the Tools menu, click Trust Center, and then click Attachment Handling.
If you want to make changes to the default previewer settings on your computer, you can turn the attachment previewers on or off.
To turn off all attachment previewers, click Turn off Attachment Preview.
To turn off a specific attachment previewer, click Attachment and Document Previewers, clear the check box for a previewer you want to turn off, and then click OK.
To turn on attachment previewers, clear the Turn off Attachment Preview check box, and select attachment previewers under Attachment and Document Previewers.
List of Outlook attachment previewers
Attachment previewers that come with the 2007 Microsoft Office system allow you to preview the following files in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007:
Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 items.
Microsoft Office Word 2007 documents
Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 presentations
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 worksheets
Microsoft Office Visio 2007 drawings
Images and text files
Find third-party attachment previewers
Third-party software vendors may provide their own previewers that support additional attachment file types; you can use your Web browser to search the Web to find additional information. When available, you can download and install previewers to preview additional file types in Outlook.