Display Mail Message Full Headers

Lotus Notes

Desktop client:

  • Double click on the message to open it in it's own tab.
  • Choose View - Show -
    Page Source

Web Client:

  • Double click on the message to open it in it's own
    window.
  • Right click in the body of the message and choose
    View Source

Pine (Unix Pine and PC-Pine)

  1. Go to the message index.
  2. Press  h to turn on the displaying of full headers.

    Now when you display a mail message, it will display the full
    header.   You can forward the message, including the
    full header, to another user.  If you wish to turn the full
    headers off again, simply press h while
    viewing a message.

    Note:  If the full header does not 
    appear, it may not be enabled in  your Pine configuration. 
    To enable it, press m for Main
    Menu, s for Setup, and c for Configure; then, arrow
    down to
    [Advanced Command Preferences] and select [X]
    enable-full-header-cmd
      by
    pressing the Enter key which will place the  X in the brackets.  Press
    e to exit and y to
    save the changes.


Eudora (all recent versions)

  1. Open the message you want to forward.

     

  2. Press the BLAH BLAH BLAH button to Show All
    Headers. You will see a few extra lines of information 
    at the top of your mail message. 

     

  3. To send this information to another user, click the Forward button. 
    You may add comments to the body of the email message before
    sending.

Microsoft Outlook 2000

  1. With the mail message opened, click the View menu
    and select Options.

     

  2. The full headers information appears at the bottom of
    the screen beside the heading 'Internet Headers'.  To
    forward the information to another user, click in the Internet
    Headers
    window,  enter

    ctrl-a to select all
    the text in that window, and enter ctrl-c to copy it.

     

  3. Now close that window and click on Forward to
    send the message to the desired address.  At this point
    you can add any additional comments before sending.

     

  4. Enter ctrl-v to paste the full header information
    into this message before you send it.

Microsoft Outlook Express

  1. Once you have opened the message you wish to forward, click on
    the File menu, then click on  Properties.

     

  2. Click on the Details tab.

     

  3. Click on Message Source
    to display your full headers. 
    T
    o send this information to another address, enter
    ctrl-a to select all the text in that window and enter
    ctrl-c to copy
    it. You may then close this and all previous windows until you
    return to your original mail message.

     

  4. To send this message, click on Forward.  You
    may
    add any additional message you wish. 

     

  5. Enter ctrl-v to paste the full header information into
    the
    message before you send it.

Netscape 7.2 and Thunderbird 1.5

  1. Open the message you want to forward.

     

  2. Click on View, Headers, and then All.

     

  3. To send the message, click on Forward.

Macintosh mail OS X

When using Macintosh mail,  the full headers can be toggled
on and off using Shift-Command-h .  To send the
full headers to another address, with the fill headers
displayed, simply forward the message.

 


MyMail/WebMail

  1. To view full headers using MyMail/WebMail, you must open
    the message in question and then 'view the source'
    information for that message.  Click on the button
    above the message that reads Message Source and a separate
    window will open.

     

  2. At the top of the message you will see several lines not
    normally shown when you are reading your mail. These are the
    message headers.

     

  3. To send the header lines to someone via e-mail, highlight
    all the messages above the body of your e-mail and copy and
    paste the lines into a new e-mail message.

     

  4. Add whatever comments may be necessary and sent the
    message.