Getting started with Lotus Notes
Moving to a new email and calendaring program can be challenging, but getting started with Lotus Notes is easier than you think. Notes is an integrated desktop client that provides ready access to your e-mail, calendar, group scheduling, and Notes applications. Before you begin using it, get to know the Notes client through our product tours and videos. Then follow the roadmap below to become familiar with specific Notes features.
Start here: Introducing Microsoft Outlook Users to IBM Lotus Notes
Start managing your Lotus Notes mail
Notes gives you lots of options for staying on top of your email. For example, you can quickly scan your email in either a horizontal or vertical preview pane. You can also view your email by conversations, where threads of related email - even deleted ones - are grouped together for a clear view of the topic under discussion. Learn how to this and more with these demos.
Start here: Demo: Previewing e-mails in the sidebar
Learn to master Lotus Notes calendaring and scheduling
Notes calendaring is powerful and versatile. See a daily, weekly, and monthly view of your calendar. You can choose to display confirmed, rescheduled and unprocessed meeting invitations. Subscribe to iCal-based calendars and see a peripheral view of your entire day in one, easy to use interface. These demos show you how to do all this, and more.
Start here: Scheduling a meeting in Lotus Notes
Organize your contacts in Lotus Notes
Notes lets you organize your contacts by sorted lists or business cards. You can also share contacts with platforms that support the vCard file format. See these resources for more information.
Start here: Make a Notes mailing list (or group) from an Excel spreadsheet
Customize your Lotus Notes experience
Once you have the basics down, you can customize your Lotus Notes client to suit your work style. Click here to learn more.
Start here: Tips for moving from Microsoft Outlook to Lotus Notes. 8.5.2
Just for administrators
Click here for information designed to help administrators new to Lotus Notes.
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