The format bar is visible when you use the HTML format. To use it,
you highlight the text that you want formatted and then select the
appropriate format button from the bar.
Body Text, Paragraph,Header sizes 1-6, Address, and
Variable width, fixed width, fonts installed on your
Text color picker.
4 Font Size
Click the larger icon to enlarge the font. Click the
smaller icon to make it smaller.
5 Font Style Bold, italic, or underline.
Numbered list or bullet list.
Click the right icon to indent text to the right. Click the
left to un-indent it.
8 Alignment Left, right, center, or justify text.
Add links, anchors, images, horizontal lines, or tables.
10 Emoticons Add one to show how you're feeling!
Here's an example of how you use the format bar.
1. You've just invited a friend to go cycling with you.
Let's go cycling today. The weather be will perfect for a ride in
the mountains. Better bring low gears for the big climbs!
2. You want to change the font color to blue so you highlight the
text, click the Font Color button, pick blue , and click OK.
3. To make the word perfect bold, you highlight "perfect" and click
the Bold button.
4. To make the word low smaller, click the small font size button.
To make the word "big" larger, click the large font size button.
5. Your message:
Note that Thunderbird does not display the format bar when you use
the plain text format.
IMAGES AND ATTACHMENTS
Inserting pictures into a message
Here's how to put a picture into the body of your Rich Text(HTML)