Sending a message
Never send anything electronically that you wouldn't say aloud in a crowded room. You might select the
wrong person from your address book, reply to everyone who had received a message by mistake, or the person receiving the message may forward it to others.
Select the "compose message" button from the side toolbar
Note that a "Mail Message" loads
by default. Click in the TO: field and click "Address Book" to the right
Enter the last name
of the person sitting next to you on the left (or at the far end
of your row/or directed by your teacher) and select "Search Address Book".
Once results are returned in the address book click in the check
box in front of the name of the person you searched for and select
the TO: button above the list of names.
The same procedure
may be used to send the same e-mail to several people. Enter the
last name of the person sitting next to you on the right (or at
the far end of the
row/or directed by your teacher) and search for this person. Click
CC. (carbon copy) for this person. S/He will receive the same message
as the first person and that person will
see that a copy was sent to the second person (on your right).
Info: Bcc: is Blind Copy whereby a second person receives a copy
of the e-mail but the first person to whom the e-mail was addressed
does not see that it was sent to another.
"Compose" from the menu at the right. You will be returned to the "compose message" screen.
Enter a subject line
and type a message.
Select "Send Options" on
the menu at the right. (These options will only work if both parties
are using NetMail. Most often these are not used when sending
change the message icon in the recipient's mailbox to red if
assigned a high priority, white if standard (default), and gray if assigned a
automatically inform the sender of certain actions of the e-mail (ie.
if delivery fails or if it is successful.)
"Send" button to send your message.