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My New Mac, Lion Edition by Wallace Wang

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Writing a Message

Before you can send a message, you need to type the email address of the recipient. Then you can type a message and add an optional file attachment. To create an email message, you can create a new message or reply to an email message you received.

Note

Before sending a message, select Edit ▸ Spelling and Grammar ▸ Check Document Now to check your message for spelling and grammar errors.

Creating a New Message

Creating a new message is useful if you’re writing email to someone for the first time, or if you want to contact someone without replying to a previous message.

Here’s how to create a new message:

  1. Start Mail. The Mail window appears.

  2. Select FileNew Message or click the Compose New Message icon in the upper-right corner of ...

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