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Novell GroupWise 7 User's Handbook


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  • Copyright 2006
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32789-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32789-6

Novell GroupWise 7 User's Handbook is ideal for users providing information on the features of the GroupWise 7 client to solve collaboration and communication issues. You will be introduced to the significant new features of the new version of Novell GroupWise through step-by-step instructions. You will master the new version and increase your knowledge of GroupWise from the authoritative source, Novell Press.

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Messaging Fundamentals

Novell GroupWise 7 Messaging Fundamentals

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to GroupWise.

    Different Versions of GroupWise

    Starting GroupWise

    The Main GroupWise Screen

    The Home View

    The Folder List and Items Area


      Sent Items





      Work In Progress



    Navigating Within GroupWise

      The Toolbar

      Keystroke Shortcuts




2. What's New in GroupWise 7.

    Look and Feel

      Appearance Schemes

      Color Schemes

      Customizable Navigation Bar

      Updated Icons

      Header Controls

      Customized Calendar Background Color

      Summary View and Group Labels of Items

      QuickViewer Placement Options

      Customized Inline Reply/Forward Layout


      Multiple Calendars

      Print a Calendar in Full Color

      All-Day Events

      Quick Filter

      Search Attachments

      Spell Check As You Type

      Messenger Presence

      Multiple HTML Signatures

      Block Images in HTML Messages

      Additional Save As Formats

      Work Offline When in Remote or Cache Mode

      Unicode Support


      Home View/Panel Management

      Edit Corporate Distribution Lists

      Speed Enhancements for Cache or Remote Mode

    WebAccess Client

      Updated Look to Match Windows Client

      Drag-and-Drop Support

      Right-Click Context-Sensitive QuickMenus

      Support for Posted Items

      Access to Full Message Properties

      Manage Folders and Shared Folders

      Quick Find Feature

      Auto-Name Completion

      Mark Unread Support

      Access and Save to Work In Progress Folder

      View Mailbox Size Usage


3. Messaging Fundamentals.

    GroupWise Modes

      Online Mode

      Cache Mode

      Remote Mode

      Identifying Your Client Mode

    Message Types

      Mail Item Type

      Appointment Item Type

      Task Item Type

      Reminder Note Item Type

      Discussion Note Item Type

      Phone Message Item Type

    Message Formats

    Sending Messages

      Attaching a File to a Message

      The From Drop-Down List

      Using Internet Addresses

      Saving Draft Messages in the Work in Progress Folder

    Reading Messages

    Working with the QuickViewer

    Working with Attachments

      Viewing Attachments

      Saving File Attachments

      Printing File Attachments

    Replying to Messages

    Forwarding Messages

    Deleting Messages

    Restoring Messages

    Purging Messages


4. The GroupWise Address Book and the Address Selector.

    Introducing Address Book Features

    Configuring the Address Book Service

    Addressing Messages with the Address Book

      Managing Groups

      Addressing Messages to Groups

      Creating Personal Groups

    Creating Personal Address Books

    Searching the Address Book

      Using the Search List

      Predefining Address Filters

      Learning About User-Defined Filters

      Sharing Personal Address Books

    Integrating This Address Book with Other Systems

    Using the Address Selector

    Creating a New Personal Group with the Address Selector


5. Message Management.

    Organizing Messages Using Folders

      Creating Folders

      Sharing Folders

      Deleting Folders

      Renaming Folders

    Managing Messages Using Folders

    Using Message Threading in a Folder

    Finding Messages

    Using Filters to Manage Your Messages

      Filter Terminology

      Building a Filter

    Archiving Messages

      Viewing Archived Messages

      Unarchiving Messages

    Saving Messages

    Printing Messages

    Using the Checklist

    Using Categories

    Managing Outgoing Messages

      Checking the Status of Sent Items

      Retracting Messages

      Resending Messages

    Managing the Trash


6. Personal Calendaring and Task Management.

    Working with Calendars

    Using the Calendar Interface

      Working with Multiple Calendars

      Day View

      Week View

      Month View

      Year View

      Multiuser View

      Changing Dates and Views

      Task List

    Making Posted Appointments

    Creating Posted Tasks

    Posting Reminder Notes

    Rescheduling Appointments, Tasks, and Reminder Notes

    Changing Calendar Item Types


7. Group Calendaring and Task Management.

    Scheduling Meetings

      Sending Appointments

      Busy Search

      iCal Appointments

    Sending Tasks

    Sending Reminder Notes

    Monitoring Appointments, Tasks, and Notes

    Retracting Appointments, Tasks, and Notes

    Acting on Received Appointments, Tasks, and Notes




    Creating Recurring Items Using Auto-Date

      By Dates

      By Example

    Multi-User Calendars

    Printing Calendars


8. Advanced Features.

    GroupWise Rules

    Using the Proxy Feature

      Setting a Password

      Granting Access to Others

      Starting a Proxy Session

      Opening Multiple Windows

    Specifying Send Options

      General Send Options

      Status Tracking Options

      Security Options

      Security Certificates

      Marking Items Private

    My Subject

    Creating Discussions (Posted Messages)

    Mailbox Setup and Maintenance Features

    Internet-Enabled Features

      Setting Up POP Access to Internet Mail Accounts

      Setting Up IMAP Access to Internet Mail Accounts

      NNTP Folders and Internet Newsgroups

      Importing Messages, Addresses, and Account Settings

    Junk Mail Handling

      Settings Tab

      Junk List Tab

      Block List Tab

      Trust List Tab

    Managing Your Mailbox Size

    Repairing Your Mailbox


9. Document Management.

    Introducing Document Libraries

      Accessing Libraries

      Using Library Documents

      Setting a Default Library

    Importing Documents into a Library

      Using Quick Import

      Using Custom Import

      Using Drag and Drop

      Using MAPI

    Creating New Documents

    Creating Document References

    Checking Out Documents

    Checking In Documents

    Copying Documents

    Deleting Documents

    Searching for Documents

      Understanding Document Properties

      Setting Default Document Properties

      Using Find

    Sharing Documents

    Using the Find Results Folders with Document Management

    Performing Mass Document Operations

    Echoing Documents to Your Remote Mailbox


10. Remote Access.

    Connecting to Your Mailbox Using Remote Mode

    Configuring the GroupWise Client

      Configuring GroupWise Remote When Attached to the Network

      Configuring GroupWise Remote When Disconnected from the Network

      Setting Up Modem Connections

    Modifying Your GroupWise Remote Options

    Using GroupWise in Remote Mode

      Introducing the Remote Menu

      Sending Messages

      Busy Search

      Connecting to the Master System

    Understanding Hit the Road

    Understanding Smart Docking

    Understanding Cache Mode


11. Customizing GroupWise.

    Setting Default Options

    Environment Options



      File Location


      Default Actions


      Backup Options (Remote or Cache Mode Only)


    Send Options

      Status Tracking and Return Notification


    Security Options



      Proxy Access

      Send Options


      My Certificates

      Certificate Authorities' Certificates

    Date Time Options


      Busy Search


    Customizing the Home View

    Customizing the Nav Bar

    Customizing the Toolbar

    Customizing Your Folders

      Property Sets

      Adding Columns to Folders

    Show Appointment As


    Other Customization Tips and Tricks

      Change Attachment Window View

      View the Mailbox as a Checklist

      Control From, To, CC, and BC Layout

      Customize Calendar Background Colors

      Creating Find Results Folders

      Using Rules to Categorize Messages


12. GroupWise on a PDA.

    Synchronizing GroupWise with a PDA Device


      Installing GroupWise PDA Connect

      Launching and Configuring GroupWise PDA Connect

      Working with Profiles

    Accessing GroupWise on a Wireless Device

    System Requirements

    Accessing Your GroupWise Mailbox






      Address Book





13. GroupWise WebAccess.

    Running WebAccess

    Sending Messages

    Managing Messages

    Managing the Address Book

      Managing the Address Book Entries

      Managing the Address Books

    Using the Calendar

    Accessing Other Mailboxes (Proxy)

    Using GroupWise WebAccess Find

    Locating Documents

    Configuring Mailbox Options


Appendix A: GroupWise Cross-Platform Client.

    New Features

      All-Day Events

      Mailbox Cleanup Options

      Reply Text Formatting

      Spell Checking

      Default Compose and Read Fonts

      Show Hidden Files

      GWCheck Support for the Macintosh

      Support for Rules

      Filter Support

      Junk Mail Handling

      Cache Mode Backup and Restore


Appendix B: GroupWise Startup Options.

    Helping GroupWise Locate Your Mailbox

      Entering Online Information

      Entering Caching Information

      Entering Remote Information

    Connecting to GroupWise

    Calling Up the Startup Dialog Box

    Other Useful GroupWise Startup Options

Appendix C: GroupWise Resources.

    Using the F1 Key

    Using the Help Button

    About Toolbar Help

    Using the Help Menu

    Viewing the Online GroupWise User's Guide

    Information About GroupWise Cool Solutions

    Accessing the Novell GroupWise Product Information Page

    Tip of the Day

    About GroupWise

Appendix D: POP Versus IMAP Accounts.

    POP3 and IMAP4: What They Are

    Comparing POP3 to IMAP4





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