Use this form to customize FirstClass behavior.Reverts all values back to what was last saved.
Where you can type your own time values, you can type a value such as 1h 30m. FirstClass will convert this to 1 hour 30 minutes. If you don't specify a unit, FirstClass assumes seconds.
Where you see this chooser control
clicking + increases the number, - decreases the number, the up arrow displays the next preset value in the list (for example, Default), and the down arrow displays the previous preset value. You can also type your own number in the associated field.
The value Default means the default value chosen by your administrator.
Use this section to specify calendar display options and default event times.Displays week numbers of the year in month view.
Show week numbers
Week start dayThe day on which you want the week to start in month and week views.
Start of work dayThe normal start time of your work day. No events will be created with a default start time before this time.
Length of work dayThe normal length of your work day. Choose a value at the first field or type your own value in the second field.
No events will be created that by default extend beyond the end of your work day.The times during each hour that events will start by default. Choose one of the following values at the first field or type your own value in the second field:
Event start time interval
1 Hour - default start times will only occur on the hour
30 Minutes - default start times will only occur on the hour or half hour
15 Minutes - default start times will only occur on the hour, quarter past the hour, half hour, or quarter to the hour.
FirstClass will look for free time slots that start within your work day and, based on your default event duration, do not extend beyond your work day. If no such time slot exists, events start by default at the beginning of your work day.How long events will last by default. Choose a value at the first field or type your own value in the second field.
Set default reminderSets reminders on by default for events and tasks that you create. Reminders are generated at the time before the events/tasks that you specify here. Choose Yes, then choose a time in the first field or type your own value in the second field.
Use this section to specify how quoted text will be displayed in message replies.Viewing section
Choosing Yes at "Set font", "Set size", or "Set color" tells FirstClass to use the value you choose in the corresponding field. To select a standard color, click it. To create a custom color, type the red, green, and blue values.
Use this section to specify how containers will be viewed by default, and to set your time zone. The personal address form to use in your Contacts folder and as the default form in contact databases that you create. The value Classic uses a form familiar to users of pre-8.0 versions of FirstClass. Palm uses a form that will be familiar to users of Palm Computing connected organizers. Outlook uses a form that will be familiar to users of Outlook Express.
Show newest items firstLists items from newest to oldest.
Show only unread itemsLists only items that you have not yet read.
Time zoneThe time zone in which you want FirstClass to display dates and times. The value Default is the time zone in which your server is located.
NoteChoose your time zone carefully. You may see several time zones that look like they are the same number of hours off Greenwich Mean Time, but things like daylight savings time rules can differ from place to place.
TopMessaging - Mail Rules section
Use this section to specify mail handling defaults for your private mail. These defaults do not affect messages in conferences.Lets you import mail from POP3 mail accounts into FirstClass.
Import Accounts button
Mailbox Rules buttonOpens your Mailbox's mail rules page.
Reply preferenceThe value Automatic either addresses the reply to the sender and puts all other recipients in the "Cc" field, or uses the reply preference set for the user group to which you belong. Reply All addresses the reply to the sender and all other recipients. Reply Sender addresses the reply to the sender only.
Junk mail handlingChoose Accept to accept mail that your administrator has defined as junk (also known as spam). Choose Delete Silently to delete this mail as it is received.
Automatically reply toFor each type of mail, choose Yes to generate an automatic reply to all mail or Urgent Only to generate an automatic reply to just urgent mail. At "Reply text", type your automatic reply.
CautionIf you receive messages from an automated listserver, be careful about replying automatically to Internet mail. Your automatic reply will be generated for every message you receive from the listserver.
Automatically forwardFor each type of mail, choose Yes to forward all mail or Urgent Only to forward just urgent mail.
At "Method", choose Redirect to retain the original list of recipients (for information purposes only; they do not receive additional copies) or Forward to replace the original list of recipients with the new recipient (the same behavior you see when you manually forward mail).If you receive messages from an automated listserver, be careful about forwarding Internet mail. Every message you receive from the listserver will be forwarded.
At "Forward to", type the names (as they appear in the Directory) or email addresses of the people to whom you want your messages forwarded.
TopMessaging - Signature section
Use this section to create your signature.Automatically adds your signature text to all messages you create.
Automatically add signature to new messages
Signature textThe text you want added as your signature.
TopMessaging - Instant Messaging section
Use this section to specify your instant messaging defaults.Prevents other users from inviting you to join an instant messaging session.
Activate instant messaging soundsTurns on sounds that play when you are invited to an instant messaging session and during the session.
Show presence toLimits who can tell that you are online. The value Default is the default choice for your user group. If a value has been set for this group, it will override any choice you make here. In addition, your administrator can always tell if you are online.
NoteThis field doesn't just apply to instant messaging.
TopMessaging - Paging section
Use this section to specify what will be forwarded to your pager.The email address of your pager.
Pager email address
MethodChoose Redirect to retain the original list of recipients (for information purposes only; they do not receive additional copies) or Forward to replace the original list of recipients with the pager address (the same behavior you see when you manually forward mail).
Maximum pager display charactersThe maximum number of characters supported by your pager display. FirstClass will try to format the message to fit this size.
Information to include when pagingThe message information you want forwarded to your pager.
Items to forward to pagerFor each type of mail, choose Yes to forward all mail or Urgent Only to forward just urgent mail.
Top Messaging - Voice section
Use this section to specify how your voice messages will be handled in your Mailbox.If a caller hangs up without leaving a message, FirstClass Unified Communications can generate a Called, No message notification in your Mailbox for valid caller IDs, invalid caller IDs, all callers (choose both valid and invalid IDs), or no callers (clear both valid and invalid IDs)
Called, No message
FaxesAccepts faxes into your Mailbox.
Format for incoming faxesChoose a format for incoming faxes. The default format is Each page as separate attachment (PCX). This makes downloading and saving selected pages of a fax easy.
Call transfer menuSelect a key and enter a corresponding "Transfer to number" to allow all callers to transfer to another number instead of leaving a message. You can have up to two transfer numbers. Be sure to enter the full 10-digit number. Do not enter 1 for long distance calls. Do not enter outside line access code numbers (such as 9 for an external local line). If callers provide feedback that they are being cut off when transferring, the system may be disconnecting too quickly and the number is not being properly processed. You can follow the number with a comma (,) for a one-second pause, or a semi-colon (;) for a five-second pause.
If you enter a transfer number for key 0, this will override the system zero-out option (usually reception).Choose the default voicemail interface for your account. This will override the system preferences for your Mailbox only.
You may wish to list these options in your voice greetings so callers are aware of them.
If you want to allow only certain callers to transfer, customize a greeting to override these preferences.
Message play optionsWhen accessing messages by phone, the message will play automatically without you pressing a key to begin the playback.
Auto play unread messages
Suppress message envelopeThe message will play without first playing header information such as the callers name or the time of the call.
Play only From nameOnly the callers name or phone number will play before the message.
Preferred languageThe default language for your Mailbox. This should be the language in which most messages will be received.
TTS languageThe default text-to-speech language for your Mailbox. This should be the language in which most text messages will be received. If you receive a message in another language, the text-to-speech engine will automatically detect the language, if the language is known to your text-to-speech engine.
Use this section to specify how FirstClass will look when you connect using a web browser. Your choices won't work if your administrator hasn't made them accessible on your server.The general FirstClass web appearance and functionality. FirstClass Classic is our standard web look, and is the interface you are using right now. FirstClass Enhanced is closer to the standalone client interface. Simplified Mail Only presents a basic set of FirstClass features. Livelink provides a look familiar to Livelink users. Mobile Device is designed for the small displays of handheld devices.
Web client interface
Menu type and positionHow toolbars are displayed. "Buttons" means toolbar buttons with no text. "Text" means toolbar buttons with text. Toolbar buttons without text can be displayed at the top or bottom of pages. Toolbar buttons with text can be displayed at the top or bottom of pages, or on the left side.
Items per pageThe maximum number of items in a list per page. Unlimited presents all items in one long, scrolling page.
TipFor best performance, don't exceed 30 items.
Icon sizeWhether to display small or large icons.
Number of icon columnsThe number of columns in which to display icons.