Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
• Right pane : Displays information in the large viewing area on the right side of the Outlook
Express window. The information displayed depends on the folder you select in the Folders
list. For example, when you click the Inbox folder, the right pane displays two sections: a
message list of all the messages in your Inbox appears in the upper portion of the pane, and
a preview pane displays the contents of the selected message in the lower portion.
Now that you have identified the components of the Outlook Express window, you are
ready to create and send a message. To practice creating and sending messages, Susan sug-
gests that you send yourself a test e-mail message.
Creating and Sending an E-mail Message
Click the Create Mail button on the toolbar to open the New Message window.
In the To and/or Cc text boxes, type the e-mail address of each recipient, separating
names with a comma or semicolon.
In the Subject text box, type a subject or title for the message.
Click in the message area, and then type your message.
Click the Send button on the Standard Buttons toolbar.
To create and send an e-mail message:
1. Click the Create Mail button on the toolbar to open the New Message window, and then
click the Maximize button
on the New Message window title bar to maximize this win-
dow, as shown in Figure 17.
New Message window
click to send your message
e nter the e-mail
Standard Buttons toolbar
enter a subject
the purpose of
text of your
Trouble? If you do not see the toolbar, click View on the menu bar, point to Toolbars, and
then click Standard Buttons.