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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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Composing and Sending a Message

When you have something to say, and the email address of someone to whom you want to say it, you're ready to go.

Writing Your Message

In most email programs, you compose your message in a window that's very much like a word processing program, with a special form at the top for filling in the address and subject information—the message's header. Below the form for the header, you type your message text in the large space provided for the message body.

The body of a message is the text, which you compose in the large pane of the message window. The address information you type—including your recipient's email address ...

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