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Deliver Da Letter-Da Later, Da Better
You can save online time and charges by composing e-mail messages offline. Start up Netscape Navigator, switch to mail (Window/Netscape Mail) and create a message, but don't send it. Select Options/Deferred Delivery to change the Send Now button to Send Later. After creating your messages, you can toggle off Deferred Delivery.
To keep track of all the mail you send, create a mailbox for sent mail. Select Options/Mail and News Preferences, and click on the Composition tab. In the Mail File: field (under the "By default, copy outgoing messages to the file:" section), type a path to a directory to store sent mail (for example, C:\Program Files\Netscape\Navigator\Mail\Sent). Sent messages will be saved to the directory and displayed in a Sent Mail folder in the Mail Folder view.
When a lot of messages clutter your inbox, it can be difficult to see which ones still haven't been read. To quickly see the unread messages, select Options/Show Only Unread Messages.
Easy Address Additions
When you get a message from someone not listed in your e-mail address book, you can add that person as a new entry without typing anything. With the message displayed, select Message/Add To Address Book. You can add a nickname, or just click on OK to add the entry.
If you want to delete a message from a mailbox, highlight the message and press the Delete key.
A Sorted Affair
Netscape mail is automatically sorted by date, but you can resort the list of messages by subject, sender or message number. Select View/Sort and select a sort criterion. The current selection is indicated by an inverted arrowhead in the column heading. You can also re-sort mail by clicking on the column heading.
Organize your mail by creating separate folders to store messages. Select File/New Folder, type a name for the folder, then click on OK. You can drag and drop messages from your inbox into new folders.
You can easily adjust your mailbox viewing areas by moving the lines that divide the areas. For example, if you want a larger area for message display, click on the divider line at the top of the message, then drag and drop it upward. You can adjust the Subject, Date and Address columns in the folder contents area in the same manner. Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope Keep track of your outgoing mail by sending a letter to yourself. Select Options/Mail and News Preferences, then type your e-mail address in the Mail Messages field under the "By default, e-mail a copy of outgoing message to:" section.
Change the way your Netscape Mail looks by selecting Options/Mail and News Preferences, and clicking on the Appearance tab. You can change characteristics such as the screen layout (vertically or horizontally split), font size, and proportional- or fixed-width text.
Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope
Keep track of your outgoing mail by sending a letter to yourself. Select Options/Mail and News Preferences, then type your e-mail address in the Mail Messages field under the "By default, e-mail a copy of outgoing message to:" section.