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A linear tutorial organized by task, this book is illustrated with product screen captures. The first section guides the user through installing Lotus Notes 4.6 on Windows 95. The other sections cover the most common Lotus Notes 4.6 tasks in order of importance and frequency.
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A linear tutorial organized by task, this book is illustrated with product screen captures. The first section guides the user through installing Lotus Notes 4.6 on Windows 95. The other sections cover the most common Lotus Notes 4.6 tasks in order of importance and frequency.
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This guide features progressive screenshots that walk through how to accomplish specific tasks with the Lotus Notes business program for data organizing, management, and sharing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761513933
  • Publisher: Premier Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1999
  • Series: Fast and Easy Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xix
Part I Introducing Lotus Notes 1
Chapter 1 Starting Out with Notes 3
Launching Lotus Notes 4
Working with the Notes Welcome Screen 5
Choosing a Notes Application 5
Using the Bookmark Bar 6
Opening and Closing Menus 8
Displaying Options Lists 9
Exiting Lotus Notes 10
Chapter 2 Finding Your Way around Notes 11
Taking the Notes Tour 12
Exploring Notes on Your Own 14
Launching E-mail 14
Introducing E-mail 15
Exiting E-mail 15
Launching the Calendar 16
Introducing the Calendar 17
Launching the Address Book 18
Introducing Address Book 19
Launching the To Do Feature 20
Investigating the To Do Window 21
Chapter 3 Getting Help 23
Launching Notes Help 24
Understanding Help Choices 24
Displaying and Printing Help Topics 26
Using the Help Index 28
Searching for Specific Help 30
Sending Help 32
Part I Review Questions 34
Part II Organizing with the Calendar 35
Chapter 4 Filling in Your Calendar 37
Launching the Notes Calendar 38
Exploring the Calendar Workplace 39
Changing the Calendar Display 39
Switching Months 40
Displaying an Appointment 40
Changing the Number of Days Displayed 42
Displaying the Meetings List 43
Changing the Way Meetings Are Displayed 44
Closing Meetings View 44
Chapter 5 Adding a Daily Entry 47
Creating a New Entry 48
Entering Appointment Information 49
Entering Beginning Appointment Times 50
Setting Appointment End Times 51
Setting Up a Repeating Appointment 52
Adding a Description 56
Entering Calendar Entry Options 57
Setting an Alarm 57
Sending Reminders to Others 60
Categorizing the Appointment 61
Saving and Closing the Appointment 62
Chapter 6 Printing Your Calendar 63
Entering Print Settings 64
Selecting Your Printer 64
Choosing Print Content 65
Selecting the Range of Pages 66
Setting Print Options 67
Previewing Before You Print 68
Performing the Final Print 69
Chapter 7 Working with Group Calendars 71
Displaying the Group Calendar View 72
Creating a New Group Calendar 74
Viewing the Group Calendar 76
Exiting the Group Calendar Display 78
Chapter 8 Setting Group Calendar Preferences 79
Displaying Group Preferences 80
Establishing Calendar Preferences 81
Understanding Calendar Preferences 82
Setting Up Free Time Schedules 84
Autoprocessing Invitations 85
Setting Delegation Preferences 89
Allowing Calendar Delegation 91
Chapter 9 Scheduling a Meeting 93
Setting Up a Meeting 94
Entering Meeting Information 95
Inviting Meeting Participants 98
Setting Delivery Options for the Scheduled Meeting 100
Changing Meeting Arrangements 103
Rescheduling a Meeting 104
Canceling a Meeting 107
Checking Participant Status 108
Part II Review Questions 110
Part III Getting Things Done with the to do List 111
Chapter 10 Tracking Your To Do Items 113
Displaying the To Do View 114
Exploring the To Do View 114
Adding To Do Items 115
Controlling Repeating To Do Items 118
Handling Group To Do Items 121
Choosing Participants 122
Entering To Do Options 123
Selecting To Do Categories 124
Saving To Do Items 125
Chapter 11 Managing Your To Do List 127
Changing the To Do Display 128
Working with To Do Items by Category 129
Displaying To Do Items by Status 129
Displaying To Do Items by Due Date 130
Sending a To Do Memo 131
Adding To Do Items to Your Calendar 132
Deleting To Do Items 133
Completing To Do Items 134
Part III Review Questions 136
Part IV Making and Keeping Contacts in Notes 137
Chapter 12 Managing Your Contacts 139
Displaying the Address Book 140
Understanding the Address Book Window 141
Creating a New Contact 142
Entering Contact Basics 142
Entering Phone Numbers 145
Choosing the Contact E-mail Address and Web Information 146
Entering Detailed Information 149
Filling in Home Data 150
Adding Contact Comments 151
Entering Information in the Advanced Tab 151
Categorizing Your Contacts 153
Changing Contact Appearance 154
Saving Contact Information 155
Viewing the Contact 155
Chapter 13 Organizing Your Contacts 157
Displaying Contacts by Category 158
Creating New Categories 159
Showing Contacts by Group 160
Editing the Group List 160
Chapter 14 Working with Contacts 165
Editing Contacts 166
Deleting a Contact 168
Displaying Directories 169
Visiting Contact URLs 170
Part IV Review Questions 172
Part V Communicating with Notes 173
Chapter 15 Creating E-mail 175
Launching E-mail 176
Understanding the Mail Window 176
Creating a New Message 177
Choosing the Recipient 178
Searching for Recipients 180
Entering a Subject 182
Saving a Memo 183
Opening a Saved Message 184
Chapter 16 Sending and Receiving Messages 185
Sending Messages to Your Outbox 186
Sending Files 188
Choosing Delivery Options 189
Delivering and Receiving Mail 193
Reading Your Mail 195
Chapter 17 Working with Messages 197
Replying to a Message 198
Understanding Reply Options 200
Creating the Reply 201
Forwarding a Message 202
Copying a Message 203
Copying a Message to the Calendar 203
Copying a Message to Your To Do List 205
Printing a Message 207
Deleting a Message 208
Chapter 18 Setting Mail Preferences 209
Setting Mail Preferences 210
Selecting Mail Basics 211
Choosing a Letterhead Style 212
Creating and Adding Signatures 214
Sending Out-of-Office Notifications 216
Sending Secure E-mail 218
Part V Review Questions 220
Part VI Using Notes on the Web 221
Chapter 19 Working with the Web the Notes Way 223
Getting Started on the Web 224
Catching the Latest Headlines 224
Changing the Display 226
Scrolling the Headlines Window 226
Performing a Simple Search 227
Understanding Search Results 227
Printing Web Information 228
Chapter 20 Navigating with Notes 231
Typing the URL 232
Following Links 232
Using the Web Toolbar 234
Choosing a Search Engine 237
Chapter 21 Working with Bookmarks 239
Adding a Bookmark 240
Creating a New Folder 241
Working with Favorite Bookmarks 243
Managing Bookmarks 243
Deleting Bookmarks 245
Surfing Securely 246
Chapter 22 Using the Personal Web Navigator 249
Launching the Personal Web Navigator 250
Exploring the Web Navigator Window 250
Navigating to Sites from the Navigator 251
Printing Web Pages from the Navigator 252
Staying Up to Date with Page Minder 254
Having Page Minder Check for a Specific Page 255
Working Faster with Web Ahead 257
Part VI Review Questions 260
Part VII Working with Notes Databases 261
Chapter 23 Using a Database 263
Opening a Database 264
Getting Database Help 265
Bookmarking a Database 268
Deleting a Database 270
Chapter 24 Creating a Database 271
Creating a Database 272
Using a Template 275
Displaying Workspace 276
Part VII Review Questions 278
Appendix 279
Appendix Installing Lotus Notes 281
Glossary 289
Index 295
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 1999

    Good basic overview of R5

    I have bought dozens of this book to educate users on R5. Easy to reference, good screen shots -- this book is great for basic users.

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