How to install and use PamFax for Outlook
Posted by Horst, Last modified by on 21.04.2011 - 10:25
This manual gives you an understanding of the main functionality for the Outlook integration of PamFax.
PamFax for Outlook is a simple add-in which makes it possible to send emails, attachments and appointments as faxes with the PamFax client installation.
The installation is very straightforward. This add-in can will be automatically installed by the PamFax client installer. PamFax for Outlook requires an installed version of either:
This integration is only compatible with these two versions. If these requirements are met, setup will then install Outlook integration of PamFax.
If Outlook is currently running, the setup will show a notification that Outlook has to be closed before continuing with the installation. The setup will then install all required components.
If you want to send an email with PamFax you’ll just have to select one or more email items and then do a right click and select “Send as fax” on the context menu or click on the button “Send as fax” in the ribbon.
Figure 2 Sending documents as fax
If one of the selected mails contains attachments you will get a dialog that allows you to choose which attachments you want to fax and select between three options:
Figure 3 Select attachments and the fax option
After PamFax for Outlook has finished searching for recipients you will get a dialog that allows you to choose the recipients by ticking the checkbox. If you have a huge amount of contacts you can use the search field to search for specific contacts.
Figure 4 Select recipients
You can use your Outlook Address Book, if you just want to select the recipients and add documents later with the PamFax Client. The procedure is the same as selecting the emails you want to fax. You can submit your selected contacts via the context menu or the button in the ribbon.
Figure 5 Fax number selection
Clicking “Send Fax” will open the installed PamFax client with the prefilled fax number and the recipient’s name.