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Take Control of Apple Mail in Lion by Joe Kissell

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Compose and Send Messages

After you open a new message window (for example, by clicking New Message on the toolbar) and address the message (covered just previously in Address Addressing), the rest should be a matter of filling in the text and clicking Send, right? Well, it can be…but you may want to know about some additional topics, which I cover in this chapter. Feel free to read these in any order:

“Handle Message Formatting,” below, discusses the use of plain versus formatted text.

Read Personalize Email with Signatures to understand Mail’s Signature feature.

To learn about assigning priority to outgoing messages, see Set Message Priority.

See Work with Outgoing Attachments if you want to send files to other people.

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