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Method and System for Providing Preview of Attached Files while Composing Emails

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237397D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-17
Document File: 2 page(s) / 559K

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Diptendu Bhowmick: INVENTOR

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing preview of attached files while composing emails. The method and system provides preview of attached files while a user is composing an email referring to the attached file in the email. Attached files are previewed so as to improve and enrich the user experience while composing email more relevant to the attached file. Attached files can be such as, but not limited to, images, snapshots, and documents.

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Method and System for Providing Preview of Attached Files while Composing Emails

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing preview of attached files while composing emails.  The method and system provides preview of attached files while a user is composing an email referring to the attached file in the email.  Attached files are previewed so as to improve and enrich the user experience while composing email more relevant to the attached file.  Attached files can be such as, but not limited to, images, snapshots, and documents. 

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for providing preview of attached files while composing emails.  The method and system provides a preview of attached files while a user is composing an email referring to the attached file in the mail.  Attached files are previewed so as to improve and enrich the user experience while composing email more relevant to the attached file.  Attached files can be such as, but not limited to, images, snapshots, and documents.  Preview of attached files are generated and displayed to users using existing algorithms such as, for example, forgotten attachment detection algorithm.

In accordance with the method and system, while composing an email, the algorithm continuously monitors keywords used by the user and determines the chance of attaching files in the email.  Thereafter, the algorithm checks and confirms, if the user wishes to refer the attachment in a preview format.  Once confirmed by the user, the algorithm requests a mail backend server such as, a third party...