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Book Description

Master IBM Lotus Notes with tips, hints, and instructions that will help you increase your productivity

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.

  • Customize your Lotus Notes 8.5.3 experience

  • Work with Calendars and To do lists

  • Move from Outlook to IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3

In Detail

IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 is more than just an email client. It is a powerful collaboration tool that has been around for over 20 years. Moving from Microsoft Outlook to IBM Lotus Notes has never been easy, but this book will allow you to quickly master new features as well as techniques to become a power user.

Instant IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 How-to covers best practices, hints, tips, and tricks of Lotus Notes. As a user, you will find this book to be an invaluable reference for the 8.5.3 Lotus Notes client. This book covers the new features in detail so that you will be able to take advantage of them.

Instant IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 How-to covers best practices, hints, tips, and tricks of Lotus Notes.

We start with customizing the client experience, and move to mastering the inbox. Calendaring and scheduling as well as to dos are also covered. Next you will learn how to effectively manage your contacts. The integrated Sametime client, as well as setting up RSS feeds, is discussed. The powerful new social widgets are explored and explained. Finally there is a section specifically for users who are new to Lotus Notes 8.5.3 and are coming from Microsoft Outlook.

You will learn everything you always wanted to know and more about the IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 client.

Table of Contents

  1. Instant IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 How-to
    1. Instant IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 How-to
    2. Credits
    3. About the Author
    4. About the Reviewers
    5. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
    6. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Errata
        2. Piracy
        3. Questions
    7. 1. Instant IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 How-to
      1. Customizing your IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 experience (Simple)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Open list
          2. Windows and Themes
          3. New mail notification
          4. Workspace
      2. Mastering your Lotus Notes mail (Intermediate)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. There's more...
          1. Sorting mail
          2. Conversation threads
          3. Search
          4. Folders
          5. Mail rules
          6. Saving messages as a .eml file
          7. Sender Colors
          8. Recipient Icons
          9. Spell Check
          10. Message Recall
          11. Mail Signature
      3. Creating local and managed replicas (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Managed replica
      4. Mastering calendar and to-dos (Intermediate)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. There's more...
          1. Calendar Federation
          2. Calendar cleanup
          3. Repair Calendar
          4. Accept and Decline in the preview pane
          5. Calendar view customization
          6. Online meeting and conference preferences
          7. Countered meetings
          8. Auto processing
          9. Copy Into
          10. Personalize your To Do settings
      5. Managing contacts (Intermediate)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Personalizing your contacts
          2. Importing, exporting, and forwarding
          3. Mark private
          4. Recent Contacts
          5. Synchronizing contacts
          6. Contact delegation
      6. Adding feeds (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Adding feeds
          2. Managing feeds
      7. Social integration with widgets (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Removing a widget from your sidebar
          2. Using the Status Updates widget with Connections
          3. Using the Files widget with Connections
      8. Working with Lotus Domino applications (Intermediate)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Bookmarking a Lotus Domino application
          2. Accessing via the workspace
      9. Using Sametime in Lotus Notes 8.5.3 (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. The Sametime preferences
      10. Moving from Microsoft Outlook to Lotus Notes 8.5.3 (Simple)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Calendar
          2. Contacts
          3. Using the built-in Help