Compose button on the tab next to the Inbox tab to begin composing a new
Put the main
recipient's address in the To: box. Every e-mail message should have
at least one entry in this box.
subject is an optional field, it is a good idea to enter one. Your
recipients may receive many pieces of e-mail, maybe even many just from you
alone. The subject helps identify which message is which. Type a
subject of your choice in the subject box.
Skip the CC:
and BCC: boxes; we'll use these in a later exercise.
Click in the
large box at the bottom of the window and type in your message.
to send the message. (NOTE: If you get a message from the MAILER
DAEMON, you may have typed the address incorrectly. Check the address
and try to send the message again.
message is sent correctly, a message appears indicating that your message
was sent. Click OK.