Windows Mail 7 Course Outline

Windows Mail 7

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: An Overview of Windows Mail

What is Windows Mail?


Launching Windows Mail

The Windows Mail Interface

Closing Windows Mail


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Lesson 1.2: Components of the Windows Mail Interface

Using the Folder List

Using the Main Menu

Using the Windows Mail Toolbar

Using Shortcut Menus

Using Shortcut Keys


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Lesson 1.3: Help and Support

Using the Help Menu

Windows Mail Help and Support

Using the Help and Support Window Toolbar

Using the Search Box

Using Help Links


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Electronic Mail

Lesson 2.1: Configuring an E-mail Account

Types of Accounts

Setting Up an E-Mail Account

Modifying Your E-mail Account

How to Send and Receive E-mail

How to Enable Automatic Send and Receive


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Lesson 2.2: Working with E-mail Messages

Opening Messages

Printing Messages

Deleting Messages

Moving Messages

Opening and Saving Attachments


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Lesson 2.3: Composing E-Mail (Part One)

New Message Overview

Creating a New Message

Using the New Message Toolbar

Using the Formatting Toolbar

Replying and Forwarding Mail


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Lesson 2.4: Composing E-Mail (Part Two)

Adding a Picture

Inserting Attachments

Inserting Hyperlinks

Rich Text vsPlain Text

Using the Drafts Folder


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Lesson 2.5: Customizing E-Mail Messages

Using Stationery

Using Picture Backgrounds

Using Sound Backgrounds

Checking Spelling


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Organization Tools

Lesson 3.1: Managing Mail, Part One

Creating, Renaming, and Deleting Folders

Changing How Messages are Displayed

Changing Which Columns are Displayed


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Lesson 3.2: Managing Mail, Part Two

Using the Current View Menu

Using the Sort By Menu

Using the Layout Dialogue

Creating Rules

About the Blocked Senders List

Working with Junk E-Mail


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Lesson 3.3: Finding Messages

Finding a Message

Searching Within a Message

Searching Contacts


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Lesson 3.4: About the Windows Contacts List

Opening Windows Contacts from Windows Mail

Opening Windows Contacts from Windows

Components of the Windows Contacts List


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Lesson 3.5: Using the Windows Contacts List

Creating Contacts

Using Your Contacts in Windows Mail

Modifying and Deleting Contacts

Adding an E-Mail Sender as a Contact

About Mailing Lists


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Advanced Topics

Lesson 4.1: Signatures

Creating a Signature

Editing a Signature

Setting Signature Options

Using Signatures


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Lesson 4.2: User Accounts

Creating Accounts

Managing Accounts

Switching Accounts


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Lesson 4.3: Importing and Exporting Data

Launching the Import Wizard

Overview of the Import Wizards

Launching the Export Wizard

Overview of the Export Wizards

Importing and Exporting Mail and News Settings

Backing up Data


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Lesson 4.4: Setting Windows Mail Options

Overview of the Options Dialogue

Changing How Messages are Marked

Setting Default Stationery

Disconnect After Sending and Receiving Mail

Automatically Check Spelling

Using Digital Signatures

Using Read Receipts


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Lesson 4.5: Using Newsgroups

Setting up a Newsgroup Account

Accessing a Newsgroup

Reading Newsgroup Messages

Responding to Newsgroup Messages

Posting to a Newsgroup

Changing Newsgroup Settings


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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