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Ten Minute Guide to Lotus Notes® 4.6 by Jane Calabria, Dorothy Burke

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Creating Mail

The most common type of mail message is the memo. It's a good idea to keep mail messages as short as possible—this helps ensure that recipients read your messages. Notes mail messages can contain formatted text, tables, graphics, attachments, graphs, and embedded information.

You can create mail messages from any area of Notes, even when you are working in other databases. To create a mail message, do the following:

  1. If you are in your Mail database, click the New Memo button on the Action bar. A blank memo, like the one in Figure 7.1, appears. Notes automatically fills in your name, the date, and the time.

    If you are at the Notes workspace or in another database, choose Create, Memo from the menu. A blank memo appears, like the one ...

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