Main Mail Screen
Once you are logged in, WebMail will check the Mail server and will display the EMail messages that are available.
This is the default view in WebMail.
The screen is divided into four portions: the Menubar (across the top), the Folders bar (on the left), the EMail List, and beneath that the current message.
After logging in, you will be viewing your Inbox folder, and the most recently received message will be showing in the preview panel below the message list.

This deletes all the messages from your Trash folder.
This will download any new EMail you have received since you logged in and will return you to the Inbox.
This opens the "New EMail Message" window.
To reply to the message, select a message and then click on the Reply icon. You can then compose and send your message.
To reply to all of the recipients of a message, click on the Reply All icon. This replies to all the people in the To: and Cc: fields in the message currently being viewed.
This will send the message on to a new address, using your address as the from and reply-to address. Either type in the email address of the person or people you would like to forward to, or choose from the 'Address Book' and/or 'Recent Addresses'.
This will send the message on to a new address and will keep the original from and reply-to address.
This will delete the selected message(s).
To print a message, click on the Print icon.

Select the destination folder, then click "Move" to move the selected message(s), or 'Copy' to create a copy in the selected folder.
This will open your address book for editing.
This will open your options page so you can customize your WebMail.
This will open the folders page. Here you can create, delete and edit folders, and also check the number and size of messages held in each folder.
This will open the User Manual in a new window.
This will end your WebMail session.
Folder Bar
This will take you to your Bulletins folder so you can view messages broadcast by the admin.
This will take you to your Todo list. Reminder messages can be stored here.
This will take you to the search page so you can easily search through your messages. For more details,see 'Search' under 'Reading Messages'.
This will take you to your inbox folder.This folder cannot be deleted. (Note: this will not check for new messages)
Personal Folders. These will take you to the folders you have created yourself using the folders page.
Drafts. This folder is for draft messages and cannot be deleted
Spam. This folder is for spam messages and are flagged as spam
Sent. This will take you to your sent messages or outbox folder
This will take you to your Trash folder. Delete messages from other folders and they will be in here until you 'Empty Trash'
Message List
This is the list of messages in the selected folder, or folder page. The name of the displayed folder is at the top and is also highlighted in the Folder Bar. The number of messages per page can be configured in 'Options' - 'Message List'.
  • Sorting - You can sort your messages by sender name (From), Subject, Date, Attachment (Attach) or by size by clicking on From, Subject, Date, Attach and Size respectively. Clicking on one of these links once will sort the messages in an ascending order and clicking on the links another time will sort them in a descending order.

  • - This shows the message has not been read. If you click here you can manually mark a message as read or unread.

  • - This shows the message has one or more attachments.

  • - This shows the message has been replied to. If there is an arrow icon showing in this column next to a message, the message has been replied to.

  • Select - This column lets you select or deselect messages in the list. Clicking on "Select" will select or deselect all the messages.

  • From - This column shows who sent you this message. If you are in the Sent folder then this column is headed To, and shows who the message is addressed to. Clicking on 'From' or 'To' will sort the list alphabetically on this column. Clicking messages in the column will open the message for viewing.

  • Subject - This column shows the subject of each message. Clicking on "Subject" will sort the list alphabetically on this column. Clicking messages in the column will open the message for viewing.

  • Date - This column shows the date and time the message was sent. Clicking on this column will sort the messages on the date they were sent.

  • Attach - This column shows how many attachments each message has.

  • Size - This columns shows the size of each message in bytes. Clicking on 'Size' will sort the messages on size.

  • Navigating between pages - If there are more messages in the folder than the number of messages per page setting (in the options), then the messages will be split up into more than one page. The pages are displayed beneath the folder when it is selected. Click on the page icon to display it.
Mail Preview
This will view the previous message in the list
This will view the next message in the list
This will add the address of the person who sent this message to your recent addresses list. A confirmation message will appear when the address is successfully saved.
This will take you to the Add Addresses screen. The 'Full Name' and 'EMail' fields will be filled out. Add a Nickname and any other details you wish to keep, then click "Add Address' to save.
This will delete this message and automatically delete all messages you recieve from this person in the future. Use this feature carefully!
If you would like to change your message viewing options, check one or more of the following, then click, 'Set View".
  • Raw - This forces the body of the message to be display as it is is stored on the IMAP or POP server.
  • Headers - This forces the complete headers of the E-Mail to be displayed.
  • Variable width font - This will display the body of the message in a variable width font instead of a fixed width font.
  • Inline images - This will display common types of image file attachments in the body of the message.
  • Enable attached scripts etc. - When viewing HTML inline, WebMail, for security reasons automatically removes scripts, forms and applets. Checking this box will stop these from being removed. This setting, unlike the others, will not be saved and you need to check this each time you want to see the script, forms and applets.
  • Show both 'alternative' parts - This will make WebMail display both the plain text and the HTML parts of a multi-part message.