Lotus Notes 6
Exploring New Features for R5 users


This seminar covers what's new in Lotus Notes Release 6 for Notes R5 users. Through discussion and demonstration, students discover the enhancements to the Notes 6 user interface, bookmarks, customizable welcome page, improved security, easier-to-use replication, as well as enhancements in the mail, calendar, and To Do functions. This offering also covers some best practices and tips for using Lotus Notes 6.


Experience with Notes R5 client features and functionality.

What should you be familiar with?

Notes R5 end users upgrading to Lotus Notes Release 6.

Session Length

1/2 Day, 9:00am to 12:30pm or 1:30pm - 5:00pm


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

Topics Covered in this session

Taking Advantage of the Notes 6 User Interface
  • Using new log on features
  • Reordering window tabs
  • Enabling the Window menu
  • Enabling and customizing toolbars
  • Customizing the status bar
  • Resizing dialog boxes

Expanded Customization of Your Welcome Page
  • Customizing your Welcome Page
  • Changing the contents of frames
  • Using the Launch pad
  • Using the Tip of the Day
  • Using Quick Notes

Working More Efficiently with Bookmarks
  • Using the Startup folder
  • Using the History folder
  • Managing bookmarks and bookmark folders
  • Sorting and viewing bookmarks

What's New in Messaging
  • Using new features in the mail view
  • Customizing your mail view
  • Working with attachments
  • Addressing messages quickly
Increased Productivity with the Calendar and To Do List
  • Editing entries from the calendar and To Do view
  • Customizing your calendar view
  • Customizing your To Do view
  • Working with meeting invitations
  • Managing other people's calendars

Document Formatting Enhancements
  • Using new document formatting features
  • Locking documents
  • Archiving documents in the background

Notes Security Improvements
  • Clearing your screen on log out
  • Setting user security options
  • Using a smartcard for log on

Easier to Use Replication
  • Using the redesigned replicator page
  • Setting up and managing replication

New Mobility Features
  • Accessing your Notes data as a roaming user

This course is not available on our public schedule, call us on 1800 456 002 or EMAIL to book this course

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