But even if you usually prefer sending simple messages in plain text, you may want to make use of the formatting capabilities that Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail and Outlook Express put (literally) at your fingertips now and then.
Use Rich HTML Formatting in an Email with Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express
To use rich text formatting in an email you compose in Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express:
- Create a new message via the Create Mail toolbar button or press Ctrl-N.
- Select Format from the menu and click on Rich text (HTML) or Rich Text (HTML).
- In Windows Live Mail, you may have to press the Alt key to see the menu bar.