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The Fax Queue and Beyond

The fax queue is like a printer queue, but for a fax modem. You can open it by clicking its icon in the Dock (see Figure 7).

Figure 7

Figure 7 To open the fax queue, click the Internal Modem icon on the Dock.

As Figure 8 shows, the fax queue lists any faxes waiting to be sent and shows their current status. In this example, one fax is being sent. When it's finished, it disappears from the list.

Figure 8

Figure 8 A fax queue with one fax being sent.

The fax queue not only looks like a printer queue; it works like one. You can use the buttons at the top of the window to delete, hold, or resume a selected fax. Use the Stop Jobs button to stop all faxes; you'll then have to click the Start Jobs button that appears in its place to start faxing again. Pretty simple, no?

Oh, and in case you're wondering, faxes are automatically deleted from the fax queue after they're sent.

And if you want to view a list of faxes you've sent, click the Completed button. Figure 9 shows how the list might look.

Figure 9

Figure 9 A fax queue with one fax being sent.

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