Message handling in SecureMessage: read, write, reply, delete, forward

Write a message

Click or tap the New message icon on the bottom app bar:

SM Bottom app bar

The Send message window will appear:

New message dialog

Fill in the SecureMessage username of the recipient, the subject and your message in the appropriate text boxes and press Send. You’ll be notified if the username cannot be found. You can pick any previously selected user from the drop down list to the right.

Read a message

Click or tap on the message header in your inbox to view the full message and the message history:

View message

Reply to and forward a message

You can mark a message you want to reply to in two ways:

  1. Click or tap the message header in your inbox, upon which the full text will appear
  2. You can also mark a message header in your inbox by a swiping movement on a touch screen or by left-clicking it with a mouse

Select Reply from the bottom app bar which causes the Reply to message window to appear:

Reply to message dialog

From here on it’s the same process as sending a message.

Follow the same procedure to forward a message – just select Forward from the bottom menu.

Deleting messages

Mark the message(s) you’d like to delete by:

  • Left-clicking on the message header in your inbox with a mouse
  • A swiping gesture across the message header on a touch screen

Two messages marked for deletion:

Delete messages

Click Delete in the bottom app bar and confirm your choice.

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