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Chapter 21. More E-Mail Bonding: Extendi... > Some Handy Message Maneuvers - Pg. 250

More E-Mail Bonding: Extending Outlook Express 250 Finally, Outlook Express is happy to use a stationery that you create yourself. It even provides a cheerful little wizard to take you through the steps. Here's what happens: 1. 2. 3. 4. In Outlook Express, select Tools, Options to request the presence of the Options dialog box. Click the Compose tab. In the Stationery group, click Create New. The Stationery Setup Wizard comes bursting through the door. The initial wizard dialog box just has some not-very-useful introductory material, so click Next. The wizard proffers its Background dialog box, shown in Figure 21.1. Figure 21.1. Use this wizard dialog box to pick out a background picture or color for your stationery. 5. You have two ways to set the stationery background (when you're done, click Next): · If you want to use a picture as the background, leave the Picture check box activated and use the list box below it to select the picture file you want (or click Browse to pick out the picture using a dialog box). Use the two Position lists to choose where the picture appears in the stationery, and use the Tile list to determine whether the picture appears just once (Do Not Tile) or is repeated until it covers the stationery. · If you prefer (or also want) to use a solid color as the background, activate the Color check box and then use the list below it to choose a color that suits your fancy. Next up are the stationery fonts. Choose the Font (typeface), Size, Color, and whether the text is Bold and/or Italic. Click Next to keep things moving. 6.