Originally Posted by ewitts
I was using the tool to put a photo in the message not the attachment tool.
That tool only embeds links to publically accessible photos on the internet
. You can't use it to upload an image from your computer. (That's why it asks for a URL and prompts with "http://")
"When I post the text in a message to myself I can see the images from clicking on the links."
That will be because the link you are inserting is to a file on your local computer - so it will only work
if viewed in a browser on your computer.
Use the "Insert Image" tool to show an image from the internet
Use "Manage Attachments" to upload a photo from your computer.