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mr-user1452218dMaybe show a message to update outlook or give a link to open in browser?
mr-user1452218dOr ask a critical question of why client want gif? Something the client think their problem can be solve with X technology but you actually need Y technology.
In some case, the problem is in human process and no amount of techno magic can solve it.
Grumm686218dadd a link to view the message in a browser.
Also I don't really understand. any outlook prior 2007 CAN display a GIF image...
It will not work on recent outlook clients.
magicMirror10290218dYou missed the point. In these cases say - "I ask for help after researching solutions online."
irene3449218dMy kind of answer:
“Do they also need me to fax them an animated gif?”
irene3449218dAn actual answer is, “Get the person making the gif to have the first key frame as the intended static image. No programming will be required and the email client will show it as a static image.”
hjk1014781218dYou ask if the client uses outlook. If the client does convince client to install your plugin. Tell client it works on every client...