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Computer Club Meet #3 Summary

posted Apr 15, 2012, 12:39 AM by Jason Lim   [ updated Apr 15, 2012, 12:49 AM ]
We had another very informative meet last week... and covered lots of material!

Meet Date: Thursday, March 29th 2012 - 10am - 12 noon
Location: Gina Johnson's home in Gilbert

Topics Covered during Meeting #3:
  • Review web browsing basics - tabs, bookmarks, links, etc.
  • Difference between webmail and email client software
  • Creating a new Gmail account
  • Basics of webmail using Gmail as common example
    • setting up email signatures
    • setting up custom email font for new email compositions
    • configuring other email features:
      • preview pane
      • calendar and documents widgets
      • conversation view
      • undo send feature
    • managing email folders (aka labels)
    • managing email filters
    • adding/editing contacts
    • nuances of contacts integration when composing email
    • how to send, reply, forward email
  • Concept of "mailto:" links on websites and how to configure Gmail to manage it automatically

COME JOIN US AT OUR NEXT MEETING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR COMPUTER!
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