Formatting Text

To change the font, style, and size of text

You can change the way the text looks for all your messages or you can make changes to selected text within a message.

  1. Select the text you want to format. (To change the font for an entire message, on the Edit menu, click Select All.)
  2. On the formatting toolbar, click the buttons for the options (Font, Style Size, etc...) you want.

To remove formats of text

  1. Select the text you want to clear.
  2. On the Format menu, click Remove Format.

To format a paragraph

  1. Click anywhere in the paragraph, or select the text that you want to format.
  2. Use either the formatting toolbar or the commands on the Format menu to change the text.
  3. To change the indentation of the paragraph, click the Increase Indent or Decrease Indent button on the formatting toolbar.
  4. To format the style of the paragraph, on the Format menu, point to Text Style, and then choose an option.

To add a horizontal line

Click the place where you want the line to appear, and then click Insert menu and select Horizontal Line.

To create a numbered or bulleted list

  1. In your message, click the place where you want the list to start.
  2. On the formatting toolbar, click either Numbered List or Bulleted List.
  3. Type the first item in the list. When you press ENTER, another list entry is started on the next line.
  4. To end the list, press ENTER twice.