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If your computer is connected to a microphone, you can use FirstClass to record a spoken message, or any other sound, and attach this recording to a message as an MP3 file.
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You can also attach existing MP3, AIFF and WAV files, and Mac OS resource files with system 7 SND resources. WAV and AIFF files can contain many audio formats, such as PCM, ADPCM, IMA-ADPCM, MULaw, A-LAW, and so on. In addition, you can embed sound files in content.
Depending on your preferences, attached sound files may play automatically when you open an unread message.
To use your microphone to attach a recording to a message:
1       Choose Edit > Insert > Insert Voice with the message open.
A voice player pane is added to the message envelope.
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This button
Does this
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Records.
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Pauses/stops the recording.
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Saves the sound file and attaches it to the message.
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Plays the recording.
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Stops playback.
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Controls the volume.
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Positions the voice player.

2       Click Record.
3       Use your microphone to record your message or sound.
4       Click the stop recording button when you are finished recording.
To review the recording, click the play button.
You can edit the recording by cutting out sections of it, or cutting/copying and pasting a section to another location in the recording. To select the section you want to work with, move the position control to the beginning of the section, then Shift-drag the control to the end of the section. You can then use the normal copy/cut/paste commands. When pasting, move the position control to the location where you want to paste.
5       Click Attach Voice Recording when you are satisfied with the recording.
A sound file of the recording is attached to the message envelope.
If you want to replace this attachment with another recording, delete it and click Record again. You can also click Record to attach additional recordings.