How to Create E-Mail Messages in Outlook 2013
Type the text of your message in the Message box.
If you use Microsoft Word as your word processor, you’re probably familiar with the formatting, graphics, tables, and all the tricks available in Word to make your e-mail more attractive. Those same tricks are available in Outlook by using the tools at the top of the message form.
There may be times when you don’t need to put anything in the Message text box, such as when you are forwarding a message or sending an attachment. If that is the case, simply skip this and move on to the next step.