IBM Lotus Notes 8
Moving to IBM Lotus Notes 8


Through lecture, discussion, tips, and practice, students discover how to use mail, calendar, To Do, and database features available in Notes 8.


Basic Windows experience, including using a mouse.
Basic browsing experience, using either Netscape or Internet Explorer

What should you be familiar with?

Users who are new to Notes 8.

Session Length

1 Day, 9:00am to 4:30pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

Getting Started

·Navigating the Notes desktop
·Finding information with on-line Help

Using Mail

Preparing outgoing messages

·Customizing outgoing messages with letterheads and signatures
·Using your address book
·Performing basic Mail tasks to create, send, reply, and forward messages
·Working with attachments
·Formatting message content
·Using keyboard shortcuts

Managing your Inbox

·Setting mail preferences
·Using colour coding to organize incoming messages
·Arranging the display of your mail Inbox
·Organizing messages with personal folders
·Removing and deleting messages
·Creating, moving, deleting, renaming, and finding folders
·Finding and printing messages

Using the Calendar and Managing the To Do List

Personalizing your calendar

· Setting calendar preferences
· Assigning colours to calendar entries
· Printing the calendar

Scheduling your dates

· Navigating the calendar
· Adding and modifying Calendar entries
· Sending and accepting Meeting invitations

Prioritizing tasks

· Creating To Do tasks
· Tracking incomplete To Do tasks

Working with Databases

· Using a personal journal database
· Opening and navigating a library database
· Participating in a discussion database

Managing and Organizing Information

· Adding and using bookmarks
· Using bookmark folders to organize bookmarks
· Using different search techniques to find information

Creating Effective Documents

· Creating sections of information within a document
· Linking a document or message to other Notes documents and databases
· Adding header and footer content to prepare a document for printing

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