Practical 4: Web-mail
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1. Work through the following animations and interactive simulations from Practical PC Chapter 7: Connecting to the Internet * To work through an animation or interactive simulation, click the PlayIt! , TryIt! or GetIt? icon next to the figure. * Do NOT do the Project on p105 - 107
* Complete QuickCheck A and B on p109
2. Work through the following animations and interactive simulations from Practical PC Chapter 9: Sending E-mail and Attachments * To work through an animation or interactive simulation, click the PlayIt! , TryIt! or GetIt? icon next to the figure. * Do NOT do the Project on p 137 - 139
* Complete QuickCheck A and B on p141
3. Work through the following Webmail notes.
Session 1.1: Learn about Webmail components, view and navigate components. Create, send an e-mail message and organize a contact list. Using Webmail (Microsoft Outlook Web Access)
To start Webmail:
1. Make sure that Windows is running on your computer and that the Windows desktop appears on your screen. 2. Click on the Internet Explorer icon.
(To access your NMMU e-mail account off campus, open Microsoft Internet Explorer or any other web browser and type in the following URL: http://email.nmmu.ac.za) 3. This opens up your student portal:
4. Click on Microsoft Live@edu
5. The following screen will appear:
6. Click on the Your Live@Edu mailbox link
7. In the password dialogue box enter the following as your User Name: s before the student email@example.com (e.g.: firstname.lastname@example.org)
8. Enter your own password in the Password field.
9. A window similar to Figure 1 Microsoft Outlook Web Access Inbox will appear. Examine this figure to find out where to find the most important components you’ll be using in this practical.
Figure 1 Microsoft Outlook Web Access Inbox
To create an e-mail message in Webmail:
1. Click the New button on the Standard toolbar. A new untitled message window opens (see Figure 2 Untitled New Message Window). If necessary, maximize the window.
Figure 2 Untitled New Message Window
2. Type your own e-mail address in the To box. You could send the e-mail to multiple recipients by typing a semicolon between each address.
3. Press the Tab key twice to move to the Subject box. You skipped the Cc box because you aren’t sending any courtesy copies of this e-mail to anyone. 4. Type Asparagus Order in the Subject box and then press the Tab key once to move to the message body. 5. Type Your asparagus is a big hit with The Express Lane customers. Please double our order for the next three weeks. Press the Enter key twice, and then type Thank you, (including the comma). 6. Press Enter twice and type your Name and Surname.
To format and send an e-mail message in Webmail:
1. Select the text big hit in the message body. You’ll make this text bold and green. 2. Click the Bold button on the Formatting toolbar.
3. Click the Font Color button on the Formatting toolbar, and then click the Green tile in the palette that opens. 4. To send this e-mail, click the Send button on the Standard Toolbar.
To create a contact in Webmail:
1. Switch to the...