Default action when clicking an attachment 
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: Mick Moignard2600 09 Oct 2008
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How about being able to set up a default action for attachments, such that if you double-click the atta, instead of showing the Propeties box selection of actions (which, by the way is not the same as the list in right-click), that default action happens: one of Open/View/Save.....   If the user wants to select a different action, they RT on the attachment as now.

1) Peter von Stöckel5721 (09 Oct 2008)
I got the LotusUserGroup update newsletter on monday october 6, and it always has a Guru tips section. The tip from this newsletter was:


The following tip is provided by by Julian Robichaux of SNAPPS. Julian is the creator of, the author of Guru Guidance in Clippings (the newsletter for CLPs and CLIs), and a frequent presenter at key conferences in the Lotus space.

Tip: Default File Attachments to Open

Tired of always choosing whether to "Open" or "View" a file attachment in e-mail? The Lotus Notes 8.0.1 client has a new setting that lets you always "Open" an attachment when you double-click it, without getting the Open/View prompt. Just add this to your Notes.ini file:


And restart your Notes client.


I haven't tried this tip yet, but it looks promising...
2) Scott Cochrane1847 (31 Oct 2008)
Tried it in Notes 8.0.2 and it works fine. Just change the Notes.ini and then restart the computer.

I think with bits of Notes left running when closed to enable the fast hot start, it didn't like the Notes ini change and relaunch. But after a full restart it was fine.


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