This is a page
that gives tips for the programs that Annie uses.
They are available free with Internet Explorer 4.0 & 5.0
Well alot of you have been asking about how to add a SIGNATURE
TO YOUR EMAIL. So I will try to walk you
throught it. Now keep in mind that it all depends on what
kind of browser and mail program you are using. I am
using Internet Explorer
5.0 (absolutely love it) and Outlook Express for mail.
CHANGE COLOR AND FONT: 1:
Go into your mail program. (at the inbox)
2: At the top choose.....TOOLS then OPTIONS
3: Make sure the tab at the top says COMPOSE
4: In the compose font box.... choose "mail"
...click the Font Settings.....Here you can choose and
change the Font type, Font size, Font style (Bold...etc)
and Color. Once you have made your selections...click
OK......Then make sure you push APPLY. Then click ok and
your are done.
CHANGE/ADD SIGNATURE: 1:
Go back above and start at #1
2: You will be in the same spot BUT this time select
3: Make sure you put a check in the box that says
"Add this signature to all outgoing mail".
4: Make sure the "Text" has been selected. Then
in the box provided you can type whatever you would like
to have included in your email. Saves time and you don't
have to repeat it every email. Note: when you type in
your URL(home page address) it won't look like a link
until you see it in the email.
5: Click OK.......then click APPLY.....and voila. Now you
have your own personalized signature.
helps you. If you have any problems with it just let me
know. Don't forget to send me an email and show me what
you decided on.
To Add a folder for a
"Mailing List" with OutLook Express FIRST
here is how to do a mailing list.
I have the little blurb on my main page to have people
To have all the email that comes in with
"mailing list" go to a special folder do this:
you are in the mail program look at the top of the page
go to "message" then "create from
In #1 choose "when subject link contains specific
#2 choose "move it to specified folder"
#3 click on "certain specific words" then type
in "mailing list" then click add
then click on "mailing list" then click OK
BACK to #3 and click on the words "specified
now click on "local folders" then click on
"new folder" then type in "mailing
list" then click ok then make sure the new folder is
highlighted and then click OK
Then click on OK and it should be DONE
mail yourself an email with "mailing list" as
the subject and see where it goes.
step for the Mailing list: OK
To do this you : GO to "address book" then
choose "new group" then type in "Annie's
(s/b your name here)Web Friends" or whatever you
then click select members then click on the ones you want
to have and move them to the right by clicking select
then click OK
then click OK
NOW when you want to do a mailing Do the email address
to: "Yourself" And in the BCC (blind carbon
copy) put "Annie's (s/b your name here) Web
Friends" and it will mail it to all of them. Try it
and see if you can do it.
It is important to do a BCC because that way the
addresses are all hidden and anonymous. Otherwise you
would see all of the other peoples address and people
like not having it show.
When someone emails you and asks to be added to your
mailing list you send them a reply email and say you will
send a copy of your last mailing. Then add them to your
"mailing list" and then send a copy of the last
The mailing is just thoughts from me and updates and
descriptions of the pages that have been added.
For the email signature go to this page and just follow
the steps http://www.annieshomepage.com/index2.html
on that page there is a link to IE 4.0. Go to the
update or add on section
and see what the page tells you. It will look at
what you have and tell you
what updates are available. On the computer page
you will also find a place
to get email tips from different computer hints places.
The simple guide page has lots of great references:
but I am sure you have been there http://www.annieshomepage.com/simpleguide.html
ftp programs once you get a handle on it are kind of like
Lots of times there are great help pages at the Graphics
To add a background to your
that not all people can receive
color/fonts/&backgrounds. They have different email
I have IE 4.0 so these are instructions for that:
BUT when you click reply to sender you can tell if they
can receive it by whether or not the tool bar shows up to
allow you to do the additions.
I add a background to an email I: Type
"Dear Me" In the body section of the email
Now........look at the top of the email
see and choose "format"
then "background" then "picture"
click "browse" and find your folder with
graphics you like
click on the one you like
then click "ok"
have a background.
BONUS: you can see the
tool bar about the middle of the page.
You can use different fonts and colors. Indent or center
Just experiment with it. Also if you highlight words and
then right click you can use a custom color.
a Background with Netscape: Hello
Well, with Netscape all you have to do is after opening
the composer to start your letter..click on Insert..then
click on Choose Image. These will be any
image you have collected on your hard drive from any
graphic link. Then check off the little box that
says "Use as Background" then click on
I don't use Netscape. But my friend Patty J. shared this