Formatting a message


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Formatting a message

What I love about Outlook is the fact that I can make my outgoing messages as fancy or as plain as I want. I'm going to start by making a basic e-mail message. So I head up to the Ribbon and click on New E-mail. My new e-mail message pops open. I'm going to fill in my recipients name, as I usually do, and fill in a Subject. At that juncture, I'm going to fill in the body of my message. That looks pretty good for starters, but I'd like to jazz it up a bit.

So I'm going to head over to the Format Text tab and give it a click. This is where I find all my formatting options. Now, first of all, it's important to understand the difference between HTML, Plain Text, and Rich Text E-mail. HTML can include all of the fun things like colors and sizes and even graphics, if you want. Plain Text won't allow you to jazz up that e-mail, but it's a good choice if you're sending to people that you know read your e-mail on a cell phone.

Now Rich Text is kind of a cross betw...

Formatting a message
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Formatting a message provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Karen Fredricks as part of the Outlook 2010 Essential Training

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