Outlook Express: Creating and Sending Messages Part (2)

Outlook Express 7 300x241 Outlook Express: Creating and Sending Messages Part (2)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

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The Formatting toolbar contains many of the tools you see and use in your word processor. You can use it to do the following, among other things, in your message:

· Insert a bulleted list.

· Add effects such as boldface, italics, underline, and font color.

· Insert a numbered list.

· Format paragraphs as flush left, flush right, or centered.

· Insert a horizontal line.

· Insert a picture.

· Specify a font and font size.

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