Actions in the Message View

You can perform different actions on messages in the message view.

Once you select a message from a folder in the Mail module, the content of the message is displayed in the message view on the right. On the top of the message view, there is toolbar for different actions.

Figure 1: Email actions

Here you can:

  • Add a bookmark to the message: To do so, click on . A bookmark is added to the message. The bookmark marks the message as important and makes it easier to find the message again.
  • Reply to the sender of the message: To do so, click on . A reply window opens (see Creating Messages).
  • Forward the message: To do so, click on . A window opens where you can edit the message. There, you can add recipients and edit the message before forwarding it.
  • Delete the message from the folder: To do so, click on . The message is deleted from the current folder and moved to the Trash folder (see Mail).
  • Open the message in a new window: To do so, click on . The message is opened in a new window.
  • Select advanced actions: To do so, click on . A drop-down with additional actions opens:
    • adding label: Under the header of the message, an input bar appears. Here, you can assign labels to the message which make it easier to find the message in the message search. In the settings, you can manage the labels and assign IMAP labels to them (see Labels).
    • Save as...: The message and its attachments are downloaded in the .zip format.
    • Download all attachments: All attachments are downloaded in the .zip format.
    • View Message Source: The message is displayed in a plain-text view, showing the source text of the message. You can go back to the previous view by clicking on in the upper right corner.
    • Print...: A menu for printing the message opens.
    • Convert to Event: A window for creating events opens. The title of the message is used as the title of the new event. The text of the message is added to the description of the new event.
    • Convert to Task: A window for creating tasks opens. The title of the message is used as the title of the new task. The text of the message is added to the description of the new task.