Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Respond to messages
Message replies include the original message header and text, preceded by a space
in which you can respond. Replies do not include any attachments from the original
You can add, change, and delete recipients from any reply before sending it.
You can forward a received message to any email address (regardless of whether the
recipient uses Outlook) provided the message was not sent with restricted permissions.
Outlook 2013 has the following message-forwarding options:
Forward Creates a new message that contains the text of the original, and retains
any attachments from the original message.
Forward As Attachment Creates a blank message that contains no text but
includes the original message as an attachment. The original message text and any
attachments are available to the new recipient when he or she opens the attached
When you forward a message, Outlook does not ill in the recipient boxes for you (the
assumption being that you want to forward the message to someone who wasn’t
included on the original message).
To mark messages as read or unread ➤
1. Select the message or messages for which you want to change the status.
2. Right-click the selection, and then click Mark as Read or Mark as Unread .
To reply only to the message sender ➤
➜ On the Home tab, in the Respond group, click the Reply button.
➜ In the Reading Pane , in the message header, click the Reply button.
➜ Press Ctrl+R .
To reply to all message recipients ➤
➜ On the Home tab, in the Respond group, click the Reply All button.
➜ In the Reading Pane , in the message header, click the Reply All button.
➜ Press Ctrl+Shift+R .