8.12 Specifying How the Enter Key Works

By default, pressing the Enter key sends the message you are composing. You can change this so that the Enter key inserts a new line into your message.

  1. Click Tools > Options. For Macintosh, click Preferences > Options.

  2. Click Message.

    Options dialog box showing the Message page
  3. Select Enter key inserts new line when composing messages.

  4. Click OK.

Ctrl+Enter and Shift+Enter always insert a new line and Alt+Enter always sends a message.