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Gmail™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Lesson 6. Formatting Email Messages

In this lesson, you learn all the various ways to format an outgoing email message in Gmail.

Applying Text Formatting

Gmail enables you to select words, phrases, or even entire messages and apply various types of text formatting. You can change font and font size; apply bold, italic, and underline formatting; and change the color of selected text.

Follow these steps:

1. Create a new message as normal.

2. In the New Message pane, use your mouse to highlight the words you want to format.

3. Click the Formatting Options button on the bottom toolbar in the New Message pane to display the formatting toolbar, shown in Figure 6.1.

FIGURE 6.1 Formatting a Gmail message from the formatting toolbar.

4. To change ...

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