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Microsoft Entourage 2008

Using HTML

Entourage gives you the option of creating messages using an HTML format. HTML provides users with tools for advanced formatting of their email messages. This document explains how to access and use the HTML tools in Entourage.
NOTE: For more information on message formats, refer to Email Message Formats.

return to topUsing HTML Tools

Using HTML can add character to your emails. Once you know what each tool does, creating a message using HTML is simple.

  1. From the Navigation toolbar, click MAILMail button

  2. Create a new message

  3. From the Message dialog box, above the text box, click USE HTMLUse HTML button
    OR
    From the Format menu, select HTML
    The HTML tools become active.

  4. In the message body, type your message

  5. Use the HTML tools to apply the desired formatting

  6. To send your message, click SENDSend button

return to topHTML Tool Options

The table below outlines the HTML tools you will find when creating messages in Entourage.

Button(s) Option Action
Font & Font Size pull-down menus Font and Font Size Allows you to select a font (typeface) and font size for the text
Bold buttonItalic buttonUnderline button Font Style Allows you to bold, italicize, or underline the text
Teletype button Teletype Allows you to apply consistent font width for every character of the text
Align Left buttonAlign Center buttonAlign Right button Alignment Allows you to select an alignment for your text
Numbered List buttonBulleted List button List Allows you to create a numbered or bulleted list
Decrease Indent buttonIncrease Indent button Indenting Allows you to decrease or increase indentation
Font Color buttonBackground Color button Color Allows you to apply a color to your text or background
Horizontal Line button Horizontal Line Allows you to insert a horizontal line into your message

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