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Tips
1. Spell Check
It is always a good idea to spell check e-mail communication.

To spell check a message:

1. Click the Check Spelling button in the message window.

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2.  If you have errors, skip, replace them with the correct word (or skip all/replace all).

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3. Click Done.

4. The changes will be highlighted.

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1. Automatic Spell Check
To set up automatic spell check on all messages you send:

1. Open Preferences.
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2. Click on the Content tab.

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3. Click on the Spell Check tab.

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4. Check the Automatically check on send box.

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5. Click Apply or OK. Spell check will now automatically run whenever you click the Send button on a new message.

3. Mark as Read/Unread
Sometimes there are messages in the Conference that don't pertain to you or that you don't need to read.

You can get rid of the red flag on these and mark them as Read. Use the same procedure below to mark a message as Unread, and display the red flag.

1. Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) on any unread message, and choose Mark as Read.      

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2. Sometimes, you want to mark all the messages in a conference as read at once. You can do this by choosing Edit > Select All  

3. Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) on any of the selected messages and choose Mark as Read.
       
4. You can mark any items within FirstClass as read by using the same steps.
4. Quote Text in a Reply
To quote text in a reply:

1. Highlight the text in the original message you received.

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2. Click the Reply button.


3. The text will appear highlighted with the original sender's name. Typically, you would type your message ABOVE the quoted text.

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5. Insert Signature (Manually & Automatically)

First, you will need to create an e-mail signature in your preferences.

1. Open Preferences.

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2. Click on the Messaging tab.

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3.  Click on the Initial Content tab.

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4. Enter appropriate signature text (typically name, position, location and phone number).

5. Click OK.


To manually insert your signature in a mail message:

1. Type your e-mail, pressing Return once or twice after the last line to create a space before your signature.


2. Click the Signature button in the message formatting toolbar. (Or click the Insert... dropdown and choose Signature).

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3. Your signature will be inserted.

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To automatically insert your signature in every new message:

1. Open Preferences.

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2. Click on the Messaging tab.

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3.  Click on the Initial Content tab.

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4. Check the Automatically add signature to new messages box.

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5. Click OK.

6. Undelete Messages
If you accidentally delete a message or file, it may be retrieved for a short time (typically within 24 hours).

To undelete a message or file:

1. Double-click your Trash Can icon on your FirstClass Desktop.
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2. Locate the file or message you want to retrieve, and click ONCE to highlight it.

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3. Click the Undelete button. The message or file will return to its original location (Mailbox, File Storage, etc.).

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