Configuring the Client in Lotus Notes 8.5

Lotus Notes 8.5    |    Intermediate
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The Lotus Notes client can be customized to suit your preferences. Discover how to configure the client, and explore various elements that can be adjusted to increase productivity.


  • configure your email access in Lotus Notes 8.5
    customize your Lotus Notes 8.5 homepage
    customize your Lotus Notes 8.5 mailbox interface
    activate tool bars in your Lotus Notes 8.5 account
    customize the Lotus Notes 8.5 tool bar
    customize the Lotus Notes 8.5 client interface
  • reconfigure Lotus Notes 8.5 functions
    add an RSS Feed to Lotus Notes 8.5
    adjust regional settings for Lotus Notes 8.5
    delegate access to your Lotus Notes 8.5 account
    import and export items from Lotus Notes 8.5


  • 6m 44s
    The first thing that you will be asked to do when you open Lotus Notes 8.5 for the first time is configure your email access. To begin receiving your emails, you need to fill in some details relating to your account. This video tutorial will take you through the configuration process. FREE ACCESS
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    When you open Lotus Notes 8.5, you are presented with the home page. From here, you can access the different key applications available in the client, including your inbox, your calendar, to do list, contacts and notebook. You can however also create your own home page and tailor it to suit your preferences. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Customizing the mailbox interface in Lotus Notes 8.5
    4m 47s
    The email component in Lotus Notes 8.5 is highly customizable and can be adjusted to suit your preferences. You can change the size of the different panels that are active, and hide sidebars and windows that you do not want to see. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Activating toolbars in Lotus Notes 8.5
    4m 54s
    If there are certain tools that you use frequently in Lotus Notes 8.5, you may find it useful to permanently activate their containing toolbar. In Lotus Notes 8.5, you can toggle on and off different toolbars, depending on the functions that you like to have access to. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Customizing the toolbar in Lotus Notes 8.5
    The Lotus Notes 8.5 toolbars are another aspect of the program that can be customized. You can change the icons' order of appearance, and even add or remove tools. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Customizing the client interface in Lotus Notes 8.5
    5m 34s
    In Lotus Notes 8.5, you can adjust which toolbars, sidebars and panels are visible at any one time. You can even change how documents are opened in your client, and select a new theme to change the appearance of Lotus Notes 8.5. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Configuring the client in Lotus Notes 8.5
    3m 59s
    You may find it useful to know how to reconfigure Lotus Notes 8.5, particularly if there are aspects that do not function as you would like. You can, for example, choose to run the spell check function before an email is sent, adjust the letterhead icon that appears at the top of your sent emails, and even change the way in certain folders behave. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Adding an RSS feed in Lotus Notes 8.5
    6m 10s
    An RSS feed allows you to visualize recent updates to your favorite websites. Rather than returning to a site to check for new articles, an RSS feed can deliver links to the site's latest content direct to your Lotus Notes 8.5 client. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to add a new RSS feed to your client. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Adjusting your regional settings in Lotus Notes 8.5
    4m 19s
    Do you work with clients based abroad? Does your company have subsidiaries or offices all over the world? If so, you may find it useful to know how to activate and adjust the regional settings associated with your copy of Lotus Notes 8.5. You can, for example, change the language settings, apply a secondary time zone, and even change the default unit of measurement. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Delegating access to other users in Lotus Notes 8.5
    5m 44s
    In Lotus Notes 8.5, you can allow other users to access your calendar entries, your contacts, and even your email inbox. This can be very useful if you want someone - such as your assistant or secretary - to manage your daily tasks and schedule. This video tutorial will show you how to delegate access in Lotus Notes 8.5. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Importing & exporting items in Lotus Notes 8.5
    4m 27s
    When working with digital data, it is often a good idea to keep a backup copy. This can be very useful if you want to transfer your data from own computer to another, or if your data is destroyed by accident or by a virus. You can export all the different types of data stored in Lotus Notes 8.5, including your contacts, your emails, and your calendar entries. Once you have created your backup file, you can import it back into your client if anything happens to your original data. FREE ACCESS


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