She has been responsible for customizing and producing end user and help desk training material for several organizations. Chapter Eight is another meaty chapter, this time covering calendar and scheduling. While not as in depth as the other chapters, this chapter does a nice job of explaining what each product is and does. Another valuable information I found on page 12; shortcuts! A big thank you to Ed Brill for recommending me to Packt—it was a highlight in my career. Chapter Ten was another surprising entry for me.
End user training is a passion for Karen as she believes an investment in training will always give a return to both the individual and the organization. Also, there are significant changes from the earlier versions of Lotus Notes to the current version of 8. If taught in a classroom, this is usually a multi-hour course all covered here in amazing detail with plenty of screenshots, all in about 30 pages. New Lotus Notes users and old pros alike will find ideas and reinforcements in Karen's careful and detailed examination of Notes from the end-user perspective. However, Packt Publishing cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information. However, this book also covers key features from earlier versions, which have stood the test of time.
A compact Lotus Notes User Guide, this book covers best practices, hints, tips, and tricks of Lotus Notes 8. If you're still using Notes 7, then you've got the wrong book - unless of course, you're trying to make a case to upgrade. Never before I seen a user guide for Lotus Notes that covers nearly every aspect of the client in an easy-to-read manner complete with a wide array of screenshots. Mastering Lotus Notes Mail Accessing mail in Lotus Notes Creating and replying to messages Creating a message Message actions Delivery options Replying to messages Addressing messages How to address a message Protecting names in To, Cc, and Bcc fields Prevent the expansion of personal groups Formatting messages Using the Permanent Pen and Highlighter Pen Changing the Permanent Pen font and color Dragging and dropping text Shortcut keys in Lotus Notes Further formatting options Attachments Adding attachments to messages or documents Working with attachments Opening attachments: Open button Editing attachments: Edit button Viewing attachments: View button Saving attachments: Save button Working with multiple attachments Printing attachments Viewing mail Preview pane Conversations Viewing conversations Deleting a conversation Turning off conversations Viewing unread mail How to mark a message as Unread or Read Managing mail with folders Creating a folder Renaming and removing folders Selecting messages Selecting one or more messages or documents Filing messages Finding filed messages All Documents Discover Folders tool Mail icons Spell check Subject warning Adding a signature to messages Deleting messages and restoring from Trash Summary 6. Being able to master all these aspects is made simple with this exciting user guide. I'd have preferred this chapter to have been two chapters earlier in front of the technical stuff and I'd have preferred it to go into more detail. Who this book is for This book is suitable for anyone who uses Lotus Notes, from beginners to seasoned professionals who have used it for years.
Chapter 9, Working with Lotus Notes Applications, explores the Lotus Notes application with real-world examples. I think this book was written to be very approachable to the end user - either a twenty year veteran user of the product to the newest of users. Creating and replying to messages, addressing messages, basic formatting, attachments, folders, spell check and more. She joined the Notes team in 2005 and started working on Lotus Notes 8. Chapter 4, Working with Widgets, discusses Widgets and Live Text and explains their use in Lotus Notes.
There are significant changes from the earlier versions of Lotus Notes to the current version of 8. The first chapter explains the basics, with subsequent chapters jumping right into the deeper waters to explore more powerful capabilities. Reading the book will take you to the same level in communication your users are on. It's a book that you can hand up to the less technical management band and know that they'll come away with the right concepts. But it gets better because Chapter Six sticks with this theme by covering slightly more advanced, yet immediately relevant topics such as the follow up feature, stationery, message recall, out of office, junk mail, rules, mail size indicators, archiving, etc.
I hope that this book will also be available in other languages soon. This is very much a book about the current Notes product. Many of us want to use tools and features to save time, but often we are unsure of how to master those tools and features. They are blessed with two children, Zac and Zoe, and two Cavoodles, Jess and Bella. The author, Karen Hooper, has over 13 years of experience in Lotus Notes and Domino. Every option is touched on and again, the screen shots are completely annotated and explained very well.
. In this book, we have specifically covered the attributes of Lotus Notes 8. From beginners to seasoned professionals, this book aims to cover the features, best practices, tips, tricks, and tools that enable you to work smarter-almost effortlessly-in Lotus Notes 8. Thank you for helping me and praying for me to get the book done. When we install and configure the client software, it will prompt us for our user name and home server.
Karen Hooper has managed to put together a very good guide to using Lotus Notes. It was published by Packt Publishing and has a total of 296 pages in the book. There are a couple of ambitious chapters near the end which cover more on replication and database creation than I'd usually want my users to know but it's refreshing to see this material dealt with so simply. Chapter Nine explains what Notes applications are and how to work with them in a very general manner including instructions on how to create an application with a template and application security. By following the practical, real-world examples, you will successfully master Lotus Notes and be able to get the most out of this diverse application. Messaging is covered in detail, with many time saving features explored. It draws on real-world examples and you will find this book to be an invaluable reference for Lotus Notes.