Adding a Theme and Signature to Your Messages - Exercise

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Adding a Theme and Signature to Your Messages - Exercise

Adding a Theme and Signature to Your Messages

Duration: 10 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will create and add a signature to a message, as well as a theme.

  1. Create an email signature to apply to all of your new, replied to, and forwarded messages.
  2. Compose a new email to a colleague or your instructor.
  3. Apply the Slice theme to the email, and make the page color of your email blue.
  4. Send the message.

Solution:

  1. Open a new message. From the MESSAGE tab of the Message Ribbon, in the Include group, select Signature. Signature Option
  2. From the drop-down list, select Signature. Signature Option
  3. From the Signatures and Stationery dialog box, on the E-mail Signature tab, click New. Signatures and Stationery Dialog Box
  4. In the New Signature dialog box, type a name for the signature, and then click OK. Signature Name
  5. In the Edit signature text box, type the signature as you would like it to appear. Signature Name
  6. Click OK in the Signatures and Stationery dialog box. Signatures and Stationery Dialog Box
  7. From the Choose default signature section of the E-mail Signature tab, select the email account from the E-mail account drop-down list. Email Account
  8. Select the signature in both the New messages and the Replies/forwards drop-down lists. Replies/forwards Drop-Down
  9. Close the blank open message, and open a new message. The signature should be displayed in the body of the message. Signature in Body
  10. Compose the message, including the recipient's email address, a subject, and the body of the message. Composed Message
  11. Select the OPTIONS tab on the Ribbon. OPTIONS Tab
  12. In the Themes group, from the Themes drop-down list, select Slice. Slice Option
  13. From the Page Color drop-down list, select a blue color. Blue Color
  14. Click the Send button. Send Button
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