An appointment may be scheduled with another NetMail user, or with yourself
as a reminder of details for an important event. When an appointment
is received it appears in the users mailbox along with regular mail messages.
Making an appointment is very similar to composing a mail message.
be useful in the school setting for determining a time when the
yearbook committee or student council can meet. Those receiving
the appointment must "accept" or "decline" the appointment. Should too
many people "decline" a particular date for a meeting then the
sender of the appointment will know that it will need to be rescheduled for another day.
use for "appointments" would be for teachers to schedule dates
for tests and major assignments for their classes. Appointments
will appear on student calendars on the appropriate date, along
with the time, location and "comments" that the teacher
may supply. (The appointment will appear, automatically, in the
calendar whether it has been "accepted" or not. Should the appointment
be declined it will disappear).
Select "Compose Message"
from the left toolbar and click on the "Appointment"
button next to the Change to: label
Enter your own username. Use the address
book to locate the address of the person on your left and add them
to the appointment. Enter the room you are currently in as the
"Location", set the date for tomorrow and the current time. You
may use the default duration of 1 hour. The subject may be "ITC
Project- Group Meeting - your name" and you may compose an original
Send the appointment.
(You will receive this appointment in your mailbox and it will
be displayed in the calendar on the appropriate date)
in the calendar. How many appointments appear at the time you
Return to the mailbox
and "open" the appointment that you have not yet received from the person
on your right. Notice that "Pending" appears to signify
that you not yet accepted or declined the appointment.
Accept the appointment.
"Open" and "decline" the
appointment that you had sent to the person on your left.
Make three separate
appointments (with yourself only) for each of the following:
History Test, [next Tuesday]; Math Test, [a week from this Wednesday]; English
Paper Due, [two weeks from Thursday]. (The particular assignment will be the subject
line. Enter appropriate locations, time of day and optional messages
Accept each of the
three appointments when they are received. Check the calendar
to ensure that they are displayed for the correct date and time.
(Your teacher may ask to
view the appointments created)