METNET Video Tutorials

Learn how to use METNET efficiently and effectively

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Personal Preferences
Video shows how to manage your Navigation Pane, the Launch Bar and the reading pane.
Learn how you can change your default fonts, color and size of text for all new outgoing messages and how to change the scale for larger text viewing.

In this video we discuss how to adjust the volume settings for FirstClass Events (Mailbox 'ding' for example)
Video instructs how to create a signature that can be added to end of emails.  Also shows how to control placement of cursor on quoted replies.
Learn how to create an out of office auto reply if you are going to be away for an extended period of time.
Learn how you can change your mail form to more closely resemble Microsoft Outlook or choose from a selection of different contact forms.
Learn how to customize the toolbars on different FirstClass objects like incoming and outgoing emails, mailbox, etc.
Lost your Edit toolbar or another one? Find out how to recover it.
Learn how to make aliases of conferences within conferences to add them to your desktop and how to configure your mailbox to help you monitor contributions to conferences.
Learn how to manage FirstClass' built in spell checking and to automatically enable it before sending emails
Learn the differences between the FirstClass Unified Mailbox or the Separate Inbox/Outbox and how to switch between them.
This video steps people through the process of Addressing messages and understanding the difference between address book, directory and Internet users
Video demonstrates the History, Delete and Unsend functions
This video demonstrates the new HTML message capabilities of FirstClass 11 and how to manage the "yellow bar"
Video shows how to effectively reply and quote emails.  Also demonstrates adding button to toolbar.
Mail Rules
Video demonstrating a File in Folder mail rule to archive "junk" priority messages to a folder.
This video demonstrates Advanced Receive Rule with multiple conditions and actions.
In this video we will demonstrate using advanced mail rule on sending sent items to a "sent" folder.
This video discusses Mail Rules and how to delete messages based on subject.
Video demonstrates how to subscribe someone to your calendar and how to set appropriate permissions.
Learn about the different options available for you when printing a FirstClass calendar.
Learn how to schedule repeating calendar events in your FirstClass Calendar
Contacts and Mail Lists
Learn how to create Mail Lists in FirstClass and how to get addresses in from an Excel Spreadsheet
Learn the best methods for sharing contacts and mailing lists with others in FirstClass
Learn how to use a FirstClass Mail List to create a Buddy list to keep track of your friends online.
Learn how to import contacts from Outlook or an Excel file.
Learn how to sort and manage the contents of your FirstClass Contacts folder.
Learn how to send a message to only some of the names in one of your mailing lists.
Web Publishing
Learn about FirstClass personal Web Publishing and how you can easily create your own web sites.
Learn how to add and modify web pages within your web publishing folder.
Learn how to change the name and appearance of your Web Publishing folder and contents.
Learn how to create a listing folder in your web publishing folder and how to modify the folder to add a thumbnail for uploaded pictures.
Learn how to add a calendar to your web publishing folder and how to set permissions so it can be viewed on the web.
Learn how to add a blog to your personal Web Publishing Folder.
Learn how to add audio and video podcasts to your web publishing folder and how to subscribe on iTunes.
Learn how to create multiple levels in your Web Publishing folder using Web Folders.
Learn how to temporarily hide content in your web publishing folder and how to rearrange items.
Bookmarks in the Cloud
An introduction to the FirstClass Bookmarks folder. Store your Bookmarks in the Cloud, access them from anywhere.
Learn how to drag and drop URLs from different web browsers into your FirstClass Bookmarks folder.
Learn how to export your bookmarks from your web browser and import them into your FirstClass Bookmarks folder.
Learn how to manually create bookmarks in FirstClass.   Link to internal documents, other user accounts and more.
Content and Presentation
First of three videos on content presentation.  This video focuses on text styling and formatting.
The second of three videos on content presentation.  This video focuses on working with images
This is the third of three videos on content presentation.  This one focuses on working with tables.
Learn how to create personal stationery in FirstClass for commonly sent emails.
First of three videos in a series on how to create a new conference in FirstClass and to set permissions properly.
This is the second video in a three part series that show you how to customize the views of your FirstClass conferences and how to add images to backgrounds.
This is the third of a three part series on how to create conferences in FirstClass and how to set the view properties and permissions. This one looks at the initial choices you have for creating a conference.
This video focuses on the installation and configuration of the FirstClass Client.
Video points out a variety of ways that FirstClass users can get access to help.  Both online text and video resources are highlighted.
Learn how useful FirstClass résumés can be to help you get to know your other FirstClass users.
Learn how to use Keyboard Shortcuts in FirstClass to save time and capitalize on functionality.
Learn a variety of techniques for filtering or limiting the number of items in a mailbox or container and how to summarize the selection.
Learn how to control the sorting and grouping of items in your mailbox.
Learn how to map your FirstClass desktop as a mapped network drive and use WebDAV on a Windows or Macintosh desktop computer to directly edit documents like Microsoft Office or iWork documents stored in FirstClass
Learn how to configure your FirstClass mobile application for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
Video showing features of the FirstClass mobile application for the iPad

Learn how to configure the FirstClass Mobile application for Android
Learn how to use the FirstClass mobile application for Android.