Searching for objects
Putting links on your Desktop
To open a FirstClass object, click it.Selecting objects
To select an object, select the checkbox beside it. You can select multiple objects this way.Your administrator may have set up FirstClass so that you can select objects by clicking them, open them by double-clicking them, and drag them. This help does not document this alternative setup.
On many pages, you will see a Create field:To create a new object, choose the object type at this field.
Some pages do not show the Create field. Instead, there are menu items for creating the new objects that are appropriate for the current page. This online help documents the Create field. If you are at a page without this field, click the appropriate menu item instead, or go to a page that contains the Create field.Moving objects
You can move objects to subcontainers or up one level from the objects' current locations.
To move an object:
1 Select the object.
2 Choose the new location at "Destination".
3 Click Move.
If you can't move an object
If you can't move an object, your administrator may not have given you permission to move objects, or the object may be protected.Renaming objects
To rename an object:Deleting objects
1 Select the object.
2 Click Rename.
3 Type the new name.
To delete an object, select it, then click Delete.
When you delete an object, that object is marked for deletion, but is not immediately removed from the server. FirstClass physically removes deleted objects when it collects the trash. Your administrator schedules trash collection times.
TipIf you need to delete a message that you sent to several conferences, go to your Mailbox and unsend the message, then delete it. If you do not unsend the message first, you will have to delete it from every location to which you sent it. In addition, you may not have permission to delete it from all conferences.
Restoring deleted objects
Before the next trash collection occurs, you can restore a deleted object. To do this:You cannot open an object that is marked for deletion.
1 Open the container where the deleted object was located.
2 Click Show Deleted Items.
All deleted objects that have not yet been removed during trash collection are displayed, with Delete icons beside them.
3 Select the object you want to restore. Hiding objects
4 Click Undelete or the Delete icon beside the object.
When you have finished restoring deleted objects, you can hide the objects that are still marked for deletion by clicking Hide Deleted Items.
To hide a selected object:If you hide an object, you must use the FirstClass client in Explore view to access it.
1 Open its properties.
2 Choose Hidden at "View".
TopSearching for objects
You can search containers and external folders or drives for items that contain specific text. There are two ways to search. You can type the words you are looking for in the search field on the summary bar, then click Search. Or if you want more control over the search, you can perform an advanced
To perform an advanced search:
1 Click Search or Advanced Search on the toolbar of the container you want to search.
2 Fill in the Search form.
Keep in mind that the more narrowly you focus the search, the more relevant the search results are likely to be.
As items are found, they are listed in the search summary. You can open items from the summary.
To print an object, use your web browser's standard print feature.Putting links on your Desktop
If you want to strip out extra formatting, banners, and so on, to make the object print faster, first click Print, then use your web browser's standard print feature.
A link is an object that you click to open another FirstClass object. You can put a link to a container on your Desktop. If desired, you can then move this link to another container.
To add a link to your Desktop:
1 Select the container to which you want to link (the target).
2 Click Add to Desktop.
Locating the link's target
To find out where a link's target is located, open the link's properties. The path to the target is displayed at "Where".