While posting an article to a newsgroup is much like tacking an index card to a bulletin board, you can go an extra step and attach a computer file to your article. An attachment can be any kind of file. Often-used types include .JPG photo files, .WAV sound files and word processor documents. Other people using the newsgroup can view or copy the attached file. Large attachments may take some time to send and receive.
I only have instructions handy for doing this in Netscape:
You also can include a link to an Internet address in an article. The recipient sees colored words which, when clicked, cause the browser to display a particular Internet site. See Including a Link in Advanced Newsgroup Information.
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