Click on the New Mail button,
or, click New Message on the Message menu to create a blank
In the To field, type in your
e-mail address or another person's e-mail address.
Add text to the Subject and
body areas of the message window.
Click the Digitally sign message icon
to request that the message be digitally signed. The icon has a picture of
an envelope with a red ribbon over it (the ribbon turns red when your mouse
hovers over the toolbar button).
Click Send to send the signed
If you are using a smart card, the Select
Card dialog box appears if the requested card is not present in the
reader. Select the reader where the card is inserted, and click OK.
When you are prompted for your PIN,
type your PIN and click then OK.
If the message does not disappear
from your Outbox, click the Send and Receive button to manually send
the message to your outbound mail server.