Cobra Learning - Composing (creating) emails


Use the email tool to compose a message.

Composing (creating) emails

Compose an email

  1. From the Homepage, click the email icon in the mini bar.  Select Email.
  2. Enter the recipient’s email address in the To field. Click Address Book to locate an address from your Address Book.
  3. Enter a brief description of your email in the Subject line.
  4. Enter your message in the Body.
  5. Click the Spell Checker icon in the lower right corner to check for misspellings.
  6. Click Send.

Add an attachment to your email

In the Attachments area, click Upload and select the file you want to attach. If you are using a supported browser, you can also drag and drop attachments from your desktop.  You can also select Choose Existing to attach a file from a shared drive, such as OneDrive.

Compose Message options

Option Description

Address Book

Click Address Book to open, in a pop-up window, an address book containing your contacts. Use the Address Book to quickly fill in the To, Cc, and Bcc fields. See Cobra Learning - Using the Address Book  for information on how to use this feature.

To, Cc, Bcc

You can send messages to contacts by directly entering their addresses into the To field. To expand the Cc and Bcc fields, click Add CC or BCC.


Specify a subject line in this field.


Enter your message into this area.

Spell Check

Click the Spell Check icon to check your message for misspellings.

Accessibility Check

Run the accessibility checker to ensure that your message is accessible.


Click the Preview icon to have a look at your message before sending it.


Set the priority for this message as Low, Normal (default setting), or High. This priority setting will appear next to your message in the receiver's Message List.

Attach a file

In the Attachments area, click Upload to locate the file you want to attach, or drag and drop your files onto the Attachments upload target. You can attach as many files as you want.

Note  Internet Explorer 9 and older currently do not support dragging and dropping files from your desktop into Cobra Learning.

Attach an audio recording In the Attachments area, click Record Audio. Ensure your microphone is set up correctly and click Record. Click Flash Settings to make adjustments to your microphone selection and volume. Click Play to listen to your recording. Click Clear to erase your recording. If you have pre-recorded audio and are using a supported browser, you can drag audio files onto the Attachments upload target.

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