Java Desktop System Email and Calendar User Guide

To Apply Font Formatting to Messages

To apply font formatting to messages in HTML format, perform the following steps:

  1. Select the text that you want to format.

  2. To format the selected text, perform one or more of the following actions:



    Plain text 

    Choose Format -> Style -> Plain text.


    Choose Format -> Style -> Bold.


    Choose Format -> Style -> Italic.


    Choose Format -> Style -> Underline.


    Choose Format -> Style -> Strikeout.

    Font size 

    Choose Format -> Font Size, then select the font size from the submenu. You must specify the size of the text in relation to the size of normal text. The options that you can select include +2, +1, -1, -2, and so on.

    Font color  

    Choose Format -> Text. Click on the arrow in the Color drop-down list. Select a color from the color table.

    Alternatively, to specify a custom color, click on the Custom Color color selector button. Use the color wheel or the spin boxes to select the color. Click OK to add the new color to the color table.

    Click OK to apply the font color formatting, and close the dialog.

    You can also use the format toolbar to format text. To use the format toolbar to format text, click on the button that represents the format that you want to apply.