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Outlook 2007: Using the Message Tab

Outlook 2007: Using the Message Tab

When you create a new e-mail message, Outlook displays the Message tab which contains commands directly related to formatting and creating an e-mail message.

Figure 6. Message Tab

               

Figure 7. Clipboard Group

The Clipboard group on the Message tab contains commands for working with text editing such as Cut, Copy and Paste. Here, you’ll also find the Format Painter command which copies formatting rather than actual text or data. This group contains a Dialog Box Launcher arrow in the lower-right corner that opens the Clipboard task pane when clicked.

The Basic Text group on the Message tab contains all the commands you’re probably already familiar with including Bold, Italic, & Underline as well as the font face and font size. You’ll notice that things like paragraph alignment and indents. This group contains a Dialog Box Launcher arrow in the lower-right corner that opens the Font dialog box when clicked.

 

Figure 8. Basic Text Group

Figure 9. Names Group

The Names group on the Message tab contains one command for viewing your address book and one command for matching a name you’ve entered in an address field with the names in your address book.

In the Include group on the Message tab, you’ll find commands related to the types of attachments you can send with an email such as a file or a signature line.

Figure 10. Include Group

Figure 11. Options Group

The Options group on the Message tab contain commands that allow you to designate the message importance or flag a message for follow-up.

The Proofing group on the Message tab contains only one command – Spelling.

Figure 12. Proofing Group