You can cut, copy, and paste the content of messages that you compose. You can search for text and replace that text. You can check the spelling of your message. You can also save drafts of your messages.
You can edit the content of a message when you work in the message composition window. You can edit the content of a message as follows:
To select all the text in a message, choose Edit -> Select All.
To remove text from a message and place the text on the clipboard, select the text in the message, then choose Edit -> Cut.
To copy text from a message to the clipboard, select the text in the message, then choose Edit -> Copy.
To paste text from the clipboard into a message, position the cursor in the message where you want to insert the text. Choose Edit -> Paste.
To paste text from the clipboard into a message as a quotation, position the cursor in the message where you want to insert the text. Choose Edit -> Paste Quotation. The text is inserted into the message, with greater-than signs (>) before each line of the inserted text.
To undo the last edit action, choose Edit -> Undo.
If you later decide that you do not want to undo the action, choose Edit -> Redo.
To check the spelling in a message, choose Edit -> Spell Check Document.
When the spellchecker encounters a misspelled word, the Spell checker dialog displays a list of suggestions to replace the misspelled word. You can perform the following actions from the Spell checker dialog:
To replace the misspelled word with one of the suggestions in the Spell checker dialog, select the suggestion, then click on the Replace button.
To ignore the misspelled word, click on the Ignore button. The spellchecker no longer identifies the word as a misspelled word.
To move to the next misspelled word and make no change to the current word, click on the Skip button.
To return to the previous misspelled word and make no change to the current word, click on the Back button.
To add the misspelled word to a dictionary, select the dictionary from the Add to dictionary drop-down list, then click on the Add word button.
Email and Calendar checks the spelling of
your messages against the languages that you have enabled in your
Email and Calendar preferences. To use another language to check
the spelling of your message, choose Edit -> Current Languages, then select the
language you require.
For information about how to modify the default spellchecker languages, see Setting Composer Preferences.
If you want to save a message that you do not want to send yet, you can save a draft of the message. To save a draft of a message that you are composing, choose File -> Save Draft. The message is saved in your local Drafts folder.
To continue to compose a draft message, open the message from your local Drafts folder, then complete
To send a draft message, open the message from your local Drafts folder. Complete the message in the composition window, then choose File -> Send.