Please find attached, the new Word document the 2nd example makes me think of Yoda in the Star Wars films.
"Please find attached" is letting the reader know that something is attached in the email. And yes, this can be necessary, as some people really do miss that little paperclip icon denoting an attachment.
Please find attached the file is not grammatically correct. That’s not how native English speakers would say if they were to mention an attachment in their emails.
"Please find my resume in the attachment.."? I have also seen people saying "Attached is my resume / application ....", but that does not sound polite enough to me.
I think "Please find the attached file" rather odd. You might ask someone to read, peruse, save, edit or even delete "the attached file".
'Please find attached/enclosed' is an 'apophatic' statement that precedes a list of attachments/enclosures.
Today I was looking for an answer to my question about the correctness of the term “please see attached,” but I could not find a post about it.
CreditPhotograph by Peter Marlow/Magnum. Dear Sir or Madam, I hope this e-mail finds you well. Please find attached that thing you need.
Please find attached the updated contract. Please find herewith my expense report for ice cream. While I often use it myself, I find that it sounds a bit off.
en Please find attached the letter which the Minister of External Relations has addressed to you with the request that it be circulated as a document of the Security Council.