An identity in Outlook Express is sort of an e-mail user profile. You’ll want to use identities if more than one person uses your computer and uses Outlook Express. When you set up identities, each person sees only his or her e-mail messages and has his or her own contacts in Address Book. Continue reading →
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If you want to process junk mail, first turn on the Junk Mail filter. Click the Tools menu, click Junk Mail Filter, and then click the Enable Junk Mail Filter check box. Don’t actually create any junk mail rules that delete messages until you’ve watched the Junk Mail Filter process your mail for a couple of weeks. This will help to prevent the loss of important messages. Continue reading →
You are not at the mercy of your Inbox. With Outlook Express 5 Macintosh Edition you can create very powerful message rules for all mail and news accounts you use. You can choose to earmark junk mail, block mail from certain senders, and you can route mail from other senders directly to a folder. Continue reading →
1. Open the Signatures window.
Click the Tools menu, and click Signatures.
2. Create a signature.
Click New. In the Name box, enter the name for the signature. In the main signature body, compose your signature, and then close the
window when you’re finished. Click Save to save the signature. Continue reading →
1. Display the Attachment field.
Click the down arrow to the left of the Attachment field.
2. Attach the file.
Click the Add button, use the Choose Object dialog box to locate the file, and then click Choose. Continue reading →
We mentioned that you can save files that are attached to messages. Obviously, you can also attach files to messages. Before getting into the details, though, we need to remind you that some rather serious computer viruses make the rounds via e-mail attachments. Many businesses would cease to function these days if they couldn’t e-mail files to colleagues and clients, so abandoning the use of file attachments is not an option. Continue reading →
To format text in a message, you need to send the message in HTML format. When you use HTML to create a message, you are essentially creating a Web page, and you can format text with different fonts, colors, and apply styles such as numbered lists. To switch a message from plain text to HTML format, follow these steps:
1. Open a new message.
Click the New toolbar button.
2. Change the message format to HTML.
Click the Format menu and click HTML to display the Formatting toolbar