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IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 User Guide by Karen Hooper

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Follow Up feature

The "Follow Up" feature, or "flagging" as it is known in some other mail applications, is a fantastic tool for managing our mail. Many times when we receive an e-mail that we can't respond to there and then, we typically leave it in our inbox so that we remember to get back to it; we might even mark it as unread to further prompt us. The problem is that our inbox is designed for incoming e-mails, so as new mails keep pouring in our inbox, the e-mail that we need to follow up gets pushed further down the list.

Marking an e-mail for follow up assists us in managing those e-mails that we need to respond to, as it flags the message with an icon so it stands out from the other messages; we can also set alarms and view the flagged ...

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