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Where FirstClass files and folders are installed

About your computer's shared space
FirstClass supports multiple users on one machine. To do this, it makes use of your operating system's shared applications area. This area stores the supporting files and folders that ship with applications.
If you update one of the FirstClass files in the shared area when you aren't logged into your computer as administrator (and therefore don't have write access to the shared area), the updated file is placed in your personal user space, in the appropriate folder (the original is left untouched in the shared area, for other users). From then on FirstClass will use the file that is in your user space. If you add a file (even if you are the computer administrator), it is added to your user space, in the appropriate folder.

Windows file locations

application file
Program Files\FirstClass
shared files and folders
FirstClass, in your operating system's shared space
Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\FirstClass
Vista example:
your user space
FirstClass, in your operating system's user space
Documents and Settings\your user space\My Documents\FirstClass
Vista example:
Users\your user space\AppData\Local\FirstClass

Mac file locations

application file
shared files and folders
your user space
/Users/your user space/Library/FirstClass

Folders installed with FirstClass
These are the folders that are created on your computer when you install the FirstClass client:

The default folder for files that you download from the server.
Contains temporarily downloaded files that need to be viewed with external applications.
The location of this folder depends on your operating system.
Contains connection files (.fcp files) that are used to connect to servers.
The file names indicate the connection types.
Contains graphics files that you can choose when assigning background pictures to FirstClass windows and objects.
Adding files to this folder is one way to expand the basic set of pictures that come with FirstClass.
Not applicable to Mac.
Contains a viewer that enables FirstClass to display QuickTime files.
If your administrator provides special viewers or other files that extend FirstClass' capabilities, put them in this folder.
Contains any settings files (.fc files in Windows) supplied with FirstClass, plus any additional files that you create.
Contains the dictionaries supplied with FirstClass. These dictionaries are used when FirstClass spell checks text.