AFPEx sends/receives messages to and from your mailbox.
Your mailbox is unique and in most cases the address is made
up by your location indicator (ICAO) and a user ID. For
EGHH - is the location indicator for Bournemouth.
ZXLT - is the unique ID.
Your Mailbox is displayed on the left hand side of your
screen in both the Pending Messages and Message Folder
view. If you have more than one Mailbox configured to
your system, they will also be shown here.
The Message Folder display is very similar to a basic e-mail
application, showing an Inbox, Outbox and Trash. Messages
you receive will be shown in the Inbox. Messages sent
will be shown in the Outbox and deleted messages in the
If you want to create folders in either the Inbox or Outbox
to move messages into, right click on either of these and
select Create Folder.
You can then name the folder...
When you receive a message you can simply drag and drop the
message into the folder you have created. If you delete
your folder whilst it contains messages, the messages will be
lost. They are not moved into the Trash. Messages are
kept on the system for a maximum of 30 days before they are
If you are a member of a group with more than one mailbox,
then you might want to release and monitor mailboxes at
different times. To access this function select
'Message' from the menu, Monitor/Release Mailboxes.
To Monitor or Release a mailbox, select the mailbox and then
the required option. Please note, if you are not
monitoring any mailboxes, you cannot receive any messages but
you are still able to send.
To show the status of the mailboxes in your group, select
'Diagnosis', Mailbox Status.
You can then view who is monitoring the Mailboxes and how many messages are pending.