Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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After you finish composing a message, you can send it by clicking the Send button located
in the message header or by pressing Ctrl+Enter. (The first time you press this key
combination, Outlook asks whether you want to designate this as the keyboard shortcut for sending
messages.) When you send the message, Outlook deletes the message draft, if one exists,
and stores a copy of the sent message in the Sent Items folder.
TIP Each account you access from Outlook has its own Drafts folder and its own Sent Items
folder. Outlook automatically saves draft messages and sent messages in the folder
affiliated with the email account in which you compose or send the message. You can change
the frequency and the location in which Outlook saves message drafts from the Mail page
of the Outlook Options dialog box. For more information about this dialog box, see “Con-
figuring Office and Outlook options” in Chapter 11, “Customize Outlook.”
In this exercise, you’ll compose an email message, save an interim message draft, and then
send the message.
SET UP You don’t need any practice files to complete this exercise. Display your Inbox
in Normal view, ensure that the Folder Pane is open, and then follow the steps.
On the Home tab, in the New group, click the New Email button to open a new
message window.
TIP From the New Items menu, you can create any type of Outlook item, such as an
appointment, contact, fax, message, note, or task, or an organizational item such as a
contact group or data file, without leaving the module you’re working in.
In the To box, enter your own email address.
In the Subject box, enter SBS Tradeshow Schedule .
TIP The subject of this message begins with SBS (for Step by Step ) so that you can
easily differentiate it from other messages in your Inbox and Sent Items folders and
can locate it later.
At the right end of the message window title bar, click the Close button.
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