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To create a new email message click E-mail message on the Home tab at the top of the main Windows Live Mail screen

 

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1

Recipient

Here you enter the email address of the recipient or click the to_button_live_mail button to choose them from your address book

 

You can click "Show Cc & Bcc" if you wish to send to multiple recipients

 

The CC box can be used to send a copy to other recipients where all recipients can see who it has been sent too whereas BCC hides additional recipients (which is what you should use if sending to multiple recipients)

2

Subject

Here you enter the subject (title) of your email message, it is advisable not to leave this blank as many email systems will treat it as junk mail (spam)

3

Attach file

Click here to attach photos or documents to your email

4

Message

Here you type the main body of your email message

5

Formatting

Change font size, style, colour and paragraph settings for your message

 

When you have finished composing your message click Send