How do I change the text colour in windows live mail and windows 8?

  Trenny 11:59 AM 21 Nov 12

How do I change the text colour in my husband's laptop, when replying to an email message which uses windows live mail? On my own Vista laptop which uses windows mail I can go to 'format' option and change to rich text (html) which brings up the formatting bar. Is there an equivalent in windows 8?

  rdave13 12:25 PM 21 Nov 12

In windows live mail select FILE, options, Mail, compose tab, then Font Settings tab. Select the colour there, select ok then select apply.

  Trenny 16:30 PM 01 Dec 12

Many thanks. Sorry I haven't answere this earlier. Alternatively, I have found that if you open 'create mail', then go into Format and change from plain text to rich text, the formatting bar appears with all the options.

  Trenny 16:31 PM 01 Dec 12

Sorry, that was for Vista.


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