Composing a New Message

To begin a new mail or news message from scratch, click the New Message button or press Ctrl+N. You see a blank New Message window like the one in Figure 22.22.

Figure 22.22. Follow these prompts to begin addressing and composing a message.

Addressing a Mail Message

Although you can simply begin typing your message within the New Message window, it's easier to start by filling out the address box. Enter the main recipient(s) for the message on the To: line, and then use the Tab key to move to the Cc:, Bcc:, and Subject lines before tabbing into the body of the message.

Click the small address-card icon at the beginning ...

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