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David Hablewitz15217 

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Need to be able to see which users do not have their ID file uploaded to the ID Vault in SmartCloud

: LotusLive / id vault smartcloud administration
: id vault, smartcloud administration
David Hablewitz15217 - 07 2014 / (0)
: Open

Currently the only way to ...

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Need ability to import .ics files when using a browser in SmartCloud Notes

: LotusLive / inotes
: inotes
David Hablewitz15217 - 06 2014 / (0)
: Open
Currently there is no way to import a .ics file into a calendar when accessing SmartCloud Notes via a browser.  It is totally unavailable. Users are expected to use their Notes client to do this. Not much help for users who don't have a Notes client.
 
I submitted this ...
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Add 'Group by Date' view option to iNotes as it is in Notes client

: Notes Client / group by date
: group by date
David Hablewitz15217 - 31 2014 / (2)
: Open
The Notes 9 client has an option under the Show button to group mail messages by date. This is not available in iNotes. It would be good to have feature parity on this one.
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Publish a roadmap!

: Lotus Technical Information / roadmap
: roadmap
David Hablewitz15217 - 14 2014 / (0)
: Open
Roadmap for Google Apps for Work: http://whatsnew.googleapps.com/
Roadmap for Microsoft O365: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/office-365-roadmap-FX104343353.aspx
Roadmap for IBM SmartCloud: <nul> <404 error>
Roadmap for IBM Notes client: <haha>
Roadmap for IBM Domino: <I would tell you, but then I would have to kill you>
 
Without a roadmap, we have no reason to believe ...
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Client Version data is no longer collected after migrating to SmartCloud

: LotusLive / lotuslive
: lotuslive
David Hablewitz15217 - 14 2014 / (0)
: Open
Once a user's mail is migrated to SmartCloud, the data in their person document is no longer updated.  That functionality is lost upon moving to SmartCloud.  This creates a problem now for managing client versions. To solve this, SmartCloud should maintain the client version field and push that information back ...
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SmartCloud user accounts page: Change Jump to Page to Jump to User  

: LotusLive / smartcloud smartcloud administration
: smartcloud, smartcloud administration
David Hablewitz15217 - 16 2014 / (0)
: Open
The user accounts page has a feature to jump to a certain page number. Not much use. Pages aren't even numbered. I have no idea what page I need to go to.  It would be more useful to jump to the entry starting with a certain spelling. (similar to how it ...
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Connections

: Connections / connections ideation blog
: connections, ideation blog
David Hablewitz15217 - 11 2014 / (1)
: Withdrawn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Desktop Policy Settings Doc needs settings for full text index on local mail replicas

: Domino Server / full-text index local replica mmr
: full-text index, local replica, mmr
David Hablewitz15217 - 08 2014 / (1)
: Open
When using Managed Mail Replicas, local replicas of the mail file are created automatically.  The desktop policy settings document includes a setting to create the full text index on the local replica, however, it does not provide a method for enabling the setting to index the contents of attachments or ...
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SmartCloud Notes: Allow Forced TLS to designated domains

: LotusLive / forced tls smartcloud
: forced tls, smartcloud
David Hablewitz15217 - 04 2014 / (0)
: Open

Under certain conditions, HIPA regulations require forced TLS for email communications.  Banks, HR services, and Medical organizations normally have this requirement.  Opportunistic TLS is not sufficient in these cases. Lack of forced TLS can be a complete roadblock for electronic communications with vendors, partners, ...

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Provide a plugin to allow "Open With..." menu to include IBM Docs

: LotusLive / ibm docs smartcloud
: ibm docs, smartcloud
David Hablewitz15217 - 02 2014 / (0)
: Open
Users want to be able to right click on a file in Windows Explorer, then select IBM Docs in the "Open With..." menu.  I would expect it to either edit it directly on my hard drive using IBM SmartCloud Docs or to upload the file and then open it in ...
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Automatically create database redirect on servers on-site after mail file is moved to SmartCloud

: LotusLive / smartcloud migration database redirects
: smartcloud migration, database redirects
David Hablewitz15217 - 30 2014 / (0)
: Open
The SmartCloud migration process should create database redirects on the on-site servers as mail files are moved from on-site to SmartCloud.
 
Currently when a user is migrated from on-site to SmartCloud, it posts an AdminP request to delete the mail file on-site.  But delegates will have calendar overlays or ...
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Make menu arrangement in SmartCloud more consistent and seamless  

: LotusLive / menus
: menus
David Hablewitz15217 - 19 2014 / (0)
: Open
The menus scattered around SmartCloud should be grouped more logically.  In some cases they are redundant, while in other cases they are not in the menu where you would expect them.  See attached screen shot)
  
Pay no attention to the ugly theme chosen, the menu options are the point. ...
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Automate synchronization of Notebook from Notes client into mail like contacts

: Notes Client / notebook synchronize
: notebook, synchronize
David Hablewitz15217 - 11 2014 / (2)
: Open
As of Notes 9.0.1 the Notebook (journal) still doesn't synchronize automatically into the mail file the way contacts do.  The way to synchronize the Notebook is to open the mail file, then pull down Actions - IBM iNotes - Synchronize Notebook.  EVERY TIME YOU WANT THEM SYNCHRONIZED.  This should be just another setting in preferences ...
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Enable Message Tracking for SmartCloud

: LotusLive / smartcloud message tracking
: smartcloud, message tracking
David Hablewitz15217 - 01 2014 / (1)
: Open
Message tracking is not available on SmartCloud servers.  This is a very important tool for an administrator. This should be made available.
 
Note that server names and paths are not hidden, so that is not an excuse. A user can send an email with the delivery option set to ...
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Add functionality in IdeaJam to Automatically create an SPR for the enhancement request with IBM

: Idea Jam / spr pmr
: spr, pmr
David Hablewitz15217 - 11 2014 / (1)
: Open
Enough whining about IBM ignoring this website.  How about adding a field to the New Idea form in IdeaJam to allow for the PMR / APAR / Story Number?  Also add a link to the Passport Advantage website so when people click "Promote" they can create a PMR with IBM ...
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Allow predefined notifications to be sent automatically when a task is completed in an Activity  

: Connections / connections activities smartcloud activities activities
: connections activities, smartcloud activities, activities
David Hablewitz15217 - 11 2014 / (0)
: Open
In SmartCloud or Connections Activities, it would be helpful to be able to pre-define people to get notified automatically when an activity is marked as complete.  Also, it would be helpful if it had the option to notify people with a link to the NEXT todo in the activity, thus ...
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After opening and voting on an idea, clicking the "Back to all ideas" button should return to the idea list at the same entry.

: Idea Jam / navigation ideajam
: navigation, ideajam
David Hablewitz15217 - 29 2013 / (0)
: Open
If you page through the list of All Ideas and then open an idea and vote on it, when you click the button to go Back to All Ideas, it returns to the top of the list rather than the spot in the list where you were previously.  This should ...
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The option to recall a message should be available while viewing the message, not just from the Sent view.

: Notes Client / recall message recall
: recall, message recall
David Hablewitz15217 - 29 2013 / (0)
: Open
Currently, the only place the option to recall a message appears is in the actions bar of the Sent view. Nowhere else. This action should also be available when a sent message is opened.
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Allow for an "Abstain" vote (Give credit for "No Opinion" votes)

: Idea Jam / voting
: voting
David Hablewitz15217 - 11 2013 / (5)
: Open
Currently, participants are only credited for having a strong opinion on an idea.  If you don't feel strongly enough for or against an idea to promote or demote it, then you get no credit and that position is not considered.  Yet there is a real difference between an idea that ...
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Display the number of people who have viewed a post

: Idea Jam / readers
: readers
David Hablewitz15217 - 11 2013 / (2)
: Open
When looking at the list of ideas, display the number of people who have opened each post.  For an example of this, check out posts in facebook groups.
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Message Tracking results count should not disappear when search is complete.  

: Domino Administrator / message tracking
: message tracking
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2013 / (0)
: Open
The number of results of a message tracking request is displayed on the screen while the search is being performed.  The number continues to count as results are found.  But when the search is complete, the count and the label disappears.  This value should remain on the screen.
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Message Tracking should remember values from previous tracking request  

: Domino Administrator / message tracking
: message tracking
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2013 / (0)
: Open
The message tracking dialog must be filled in from scratch each time.  This should default to the values of the previous search.  This is especially true when a search responds with no results.  This would allow making minor changes to the search like expanding the time range or changing the ...
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When prompted to save a chat, give the option to cancel closing the chat  

: Notes Client / sametime notes client
: sametime, notes client
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2013 / (0)
: Open
When closing a chat and the settings are to prompt to save the chat, I would like a cancel option here too.  This would cancel the operation of closing the chat in the event it was initiated accidentally.
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When using View - Go To, allow double-clicking the view to go to it.

: Notes Client / notes client views
: notes client, views
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2013 / (2)
: Open
When choosing a view or folder to switch to using the pull down menu View - Go To, the view must be selected and then the OK button must be clicked.  It does not allow simply double-clicking the view.
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Upgrade the admin client. Still has Notes 7 status bar even.

: Domino Administrator / administration
: administration
David Hablewitz15217 - 25 2013 / (4)
: Open
No significant changes have been made to the admin client in years.  Even the status bar at the bottom of the window is still from the Notes 7 design. There are many 3rd party tools available for administrators, but that is only because IBM has totally ignored this component of the ...
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Search on folder names  

: Notes Client / folders search
: folders, search
David Hablewitz15217 - 07 2012 / (0)
: Open
Perhaps this is a sign that I need to get rid of some folders, but it would be nice to have a way to search for a folder similar to the way Firefox has a way to search the bookmarks.  Put a small search bar above the list of folders.  ...
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Don't prompt to include comments with meeting changes, just display the form

: Notes Client / meetings reschedule meeting
: meetings, reschedule meeting
David Hablewitz15217 - 12 2011 / (0)
: Open
Don't bother asking this:
 
Just go straight to the comments form.  On the comments form change the text of the buttons
from OK and Cancel
to Send and Cancel.
Sending without adding any comments has the same effect as clicking No ...
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When dragging a message to a folder, make the folder list scroll down as slow as it scrolls up

: Notes Client / notes client scroll view column
: notes client, scroll view column
David Hablewitz15217 - 11 2011 / (2)
: Open
Ever notice when you drag a message to a folder and you mouse over the bottom of the folder list so it will scroll down, the list of folders scrolls down blazingly fast, so fast you can't control the scrolling.  On the other hand, if you do the same to ...
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Like Sametime, allow more options for scheduled time on the calendar than just Available/unavailable.

: Notes Client / calendar scheduling free time busytime
: calendar, scheduling, free time, busytime
David Hablewitz15217 - 29 2011 / (0)
: Open
Sametime allows an indicator for when you are available, away, do not disturb, mobile, in a meeting, etc.  I would like to be able to indicate on my calendar more options like these for meetings.  I want to indicate a status and/or a location for a given time, not just available ...
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Ability to save embedded inline images as a file to disk

: Notes Client / images
: images
David Hablewitz15217 - 21 2011 / (1)
: Open
Add a menu option to the context menu so when you right click on an image there is an option to save the image as a file to the disk drive.  Currently your only option is to copy the image and paste it into graphics software like Paint, then save ...
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Move Stationery and Rules to top section of left navigator  

: Notes Client / mail
: mail
David Hablewitz15217 - 15 2011 / (3)
: Open
Currently the Tools section in the left navigator of mail is below folders, so when the folders section is expanded, these are scrolled off the screen.  These should be relocated to above the list of folders for easier access.  Then include them in the fixed section as described in the ...
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Make key navigators in mail not scrolled with folders list  

: Notes Client / folders mail
: folders, mail
David Hablewitz15217 - 15 2011 / (3)
: Open
There are a few navigators that would be useful to always have one click away.  The whole section of elements including inbox, drafts, sent, follow up, all documents, trash, etc. Currently these elements scroll along with the folders list and may get scrolled off the screen.  I would like to ...
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Ctrl + and Ctrl - (minus) to zoom in and out of doc as in browsers and other apps

: Notes Client / zoom
: zoom
David Hablewitz15217 - 18 2011 / (2)
: Open
These keystrokes work in other software, particularly browsers.  This feature is particularly useful for visually impaired users.  This is useful in many cases, like when viewing high resolution photos or when the document font used is smaller/larger than you want at the time.  (Touch screens like the iPad natively do ...
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Add a Send and File function to Outlook

: Notes Client / outlook
: outlook
David Hablewitz15217 - 07 2011 / (3)
: Rejected
There is no way to file messages as they are sent.  A Send and File option is needed.  Discussion forums suggest creating mail rules which is rediculous.  oh, wait.  Is it OK if I post suggestions for Outlook here?  Sorry, old habits die hard.  I'm just used to posting ideas ...
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Use backspace to undo instant corrections just like Ctrl-Z does

: Notes Client / ctrl-z instant corrections
: ctrl-z, instant corrections
David Hablewitz15217 - 27 2011 / (1)
: Open
If you have enabled any of the instant corrections preferences, Ctrl-Z will undo the auto correction.  Typing backspace immediately after the instant correction occurs should have the same effect.
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Enable SwiftFile to work with multiple documents at once when the preview pane is open.

: Notes Client / swiftfile
: swiftfile
David Hablewitz15217 - 26 2011 / (0)
: Open
If the preview pane is displayed, then it should be possible to select additional documents in the inbox and have them all get filed along with the document in the preview pane when you click on the SwiftFile link.
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Create MTBF for Linux and other server platforms

: Domino Server / mtbf
: mtbf
David Hablewitz15217 - 28 2011 / (1)
: Open
MTBF is available for Windows 32 and Windows 64 bit server OS.  It's a great tool.  Make it available for the other server operating systems.  Then get it added to the standard server install kit (posted in an earlier idea) http://ideajam.net/IdeaJam/P/ij.nsf/0/18FF27F7170AFEF586257862000D129E
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Lotus Forgot Series: Make MTBF an integral part of the server software (was in the Sandbox)

: Domino Server / mtbf mean time between failures
: mtbf, mean time between failures
David Hablewitz15217 - 29 2011 / (5)
: Open
I have the latest copy of MTBF posted on my website: http://blog.thenotesguyinseattle.com  MTBF is a fantastic tool that tracks up-time statistics and mean time between failures and logs it in a database. Once upon a time it was posted in the LDD Sandbox. It didn't work quite right with ND8, ...
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Lotus Forgot Series: Bring back the Diff tool (from R4) that compared two documents selected in a view

: Notes Client / compare differences
: compare, differences
David Hablewitz15217 - 29 2011 / (4)
: Open
A walk down memory lane here.  In R4 there was a menu option to compare two documents selected in a view and display the differences side-by-side.  That went away in R5, but later on, code for an agent that did almost the same thing was posted in LDD sandbox.  Then ...
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During server configuration, let me name the group added to template ACLs instead of assuming it is LocalDomainAdmins

: Domino Server / templates domino configuration
: templates, domino configuration
David Hablewitz15217 - 28 2011 / (3)
: Open
When configuring a new server, it prompts to add LocalDomainAdmins to the ACL of all templates.  Instead, this should prompt to enter the admin group name to be used.
 
I have yet to find an environment that actually uses the LocalDomainAdmins group. 
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Add a button for Access Control to the database properties dialog  

: Notes Client / database properties box access control
: database properties box, access control
David Hablewitz15217 - 27 2011 / (4)
: Open
It would be logical to have a button to open the ACL dialog from the database properties.  Put it with the other settings buttons: Archive, Replication, Encryption, and Replication History.
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Give the option to pull system templates from another server when configuring a new server in the domain.

: Domino Server / domino server configuration templates
: domino server configuration, templates
David Hablewitz15217 - 21 2011 / (2)
: Open
When configuring an additional server in a domain, it provides a chance to pull databases like the directory and directory assistance from another server.  It also provides for modifying the ACLs of the templates.  It would be helpful to provide the option to pull templates from another server instead of ...
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Lotus Forgot Series: Add basic development functionality back into the Notes client.

: Notes Client / designer web 2.0 notes client
: designer, web 2.0, notes client
David Hablewitz15217 - 13 2011 / (16)
: Open
We don't need a Designer client for the Mac or Linux. We need one for the people.  
Yes, make the Notes client as it once was in the days before R5 when the ability to create applications was an integral part of the Notes client.  What would it include?  ...
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Do not require being logged into Sametime to use screen capture tool  

: Notes Client / sametime screen capture screens capturing
: sametime, screen capture, screens, capturing
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2011 / (2)
: Open
Currently you must be logged into Sametime in order to use the screen capture tool.  It should be available at all times.
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Ctrl-Z or Edit - Undo to undo Delete Document and undo Move to Folder

: Notes Client / undelete undo move to folder
: undelete, undo, move to folder
David Hablewitz15217 - 25 2011 / (5)
: Open
Have you ever deleted the wrong document from your inbox and you knew it the moment it happened?  Then you have to go to the trash folder, find the message you deleted, click restore, then return to the inbox and act on it.  I would like the undo feature to ...
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Make the file attachment viewers available outside of Notes

: Notes Client / viewer attachments
: viewer, attachments
David Hablewitz15217 - 05 2010 / (3)
: Withdrawn
The option to View a file attachment in Notes rather than Open or Edit it is great.  Skip the overhead of loading the application and avoid the risk of malicious code in the file.  This works so well, I would like to be able to use these viewers for files ...
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Save directly into a Notes database

: Symphony / notes symphony saving
: notes, symphony, saving
David Hablewitz15217 - 28 2010 / (5)
: Open
From the Save dialog, Save a file directly into a Notes database.  (similar behavior to using the Quickr Connectors).
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When filing a message, allow selection of multiple folders

: Notes Client / folders filing messages send and file
: folders, filing messages, send and file
David Hablewitz15217 - 24 2010 / (1)
: Open
Messages can be filed in multiple folders, but it must be done one folder at a time.  File the msg, find it again, then add it to the next folder.  The Move to Folder dialog should allow selecting multiple folders.  This applies to both filing msgs received and using Send ...
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Add context-sensitive help to the context (right click) menu

: Notes Client / help context menu
: help, context menu
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2010 / (2)
: Open
First, add a context (right click) menu for dialog boxes.  Then add an entry for context-sensitive help to the context menu, (i.e. "What's this?")   There used to be a tiny question mark in the top of all dialogs that could be clicked on for help.  That is gone.  You ...
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When switching locations, allow switching to the one already in use.

: Notes Client / locations
: locations
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2010 / (4)
: Open
You used to be able to switch to the same location currently in use.  This was handy because if you switched ID files (without switching locations) you could easily switch back by just reselecting your location.  (be sure to have the ID assigned in the location doc.)  However, with the ...
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Number the options listed in the Additional Options section of Preferences  

: Notes Client / preferences additional options
: preferences, additional options
David Hablewitz15217 - 10 2010 / (8)
: Open
Preferences - Basic Notes Client Configuration - Additional Options list.  It is a major pain to find any particular option in this list.  Even worse when you try to guide a user to find an option.  There are 43 items in this list as of Notes 8.5.2.  The list should ...
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Alarm preferences options should match alarm settings options  

: Notes Client / calendar preferences alarms
: calendar preferences, alarms
David Hablewitz15217 - 08 2010 / (0)
: Open
When setting alarms for calendar entries, there is a pulldown list for the units of time.  But in the preferences, the units are predefined.  (see screen shots).  The defaults in the preferences should exactly match the setting options.  They should allow selecting minutes/hours/days and before/after.
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Expose the SPR database to customers so others can easily get added to the request

: Notes Client / spr technical support
: spr, technical support
David Hablewitz15217 - 21 2010 / (3)
: Open
Currently if you call IBM technical support with a problem or enhancement request, they search the SPR database for similar requests, then add your company to the requestors of the SPR if it already exists or create a new one if it does not.  But there is no way for customers to ...
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Ask the Marketers session after Ask the Developers session

: Lotusphere / sessions marketing community
: sessions, marketing community
David Hablewitz15217 - 17 2010 / (0)
: Open
Hold an "Ask the Management" session similar to the "Ask the Developers" session.  The panel would include top brass.  Ed Brill should not be the only one on the panel either.
UPDATE:  Inside info says this will happen!  (but don't let that stop you from voting for it.)
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In Server Monitor, make server names as hotspots to switch to that server.  

: Domino Administrator / monitor domino administrator administration client
: monitor, domino administrator, administration client
David Hablewitz15217 - 31 2010 / (0)
: Open
The server names listed on the server monitor tab in the admin client should be hotspots that switch to that server.  This makes servers only one click away instead of having to first click on the domain bookmark in the left margin.
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Display a more accurate warning when saving a calendar entry that is not in your scheduled hours.  

: Notes Client / calendar meetings
: calendar, meetings
David Hablewitz15217 - 23 2010 / (0)
: Open
The warning message you get when scheduling something outside your designated available times is ambiguous.  It states "This entry conflicts with an existing entry on your calendar or your availability preferences.  Create anyway?".  The warning should differentiate between conflicts and availability settings.  It should either be "This entry conflicts with ...
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Create an install kit that does not include Symphony

: Notes Client / installshield tuner installer
: installshield tuner, installer
David Hablewitz15217 - 22 2010 / (1)
: Open
Symphony makes the Notes install kit very large.  This is a problem for remote users.  The process to remove Symphony from the kit involves downloading special zip and unzip tools, rebuilding the install kit as well as getting the install shield tuner and running it to build a new transform.  ...
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F9 to refresh document in read mode to display changes made after it was opened similar to view refresh.

: Notes Client / conflicts replication update fields
: conflicts, replication, update fields
David Hablewitz15217 - 20 2010 / (1)
: Open
If you have a document open and Notes detects someone has updated the document, display an indicator that the document has changed similar to the blue circular arrow indicating to refresh a view when the view has changed. Also provide ways to refresh (i.e. press F9, etc.) what is displayed ...
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Make the Workspace the default Welcome page. Notes is not just Email, but you can't tell from the Welcome page.  

: Notes Client / welcome page
: welcome page
David Hablewitz15217 - 20 2010 / (10)
: Open
You wonder why everyone thinks Notes is all about Email?  Look at what they see for the default Welcome page.  (See the attached screen shot)  It just has links to Mail, Calendar, Contacts, ToDo, and Notebook.  Make the Workspace the default homepage out of the box.  I ...
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Grant access to create databases/replicas on a server IN A DESIGNATED DIRECTORY

: Domino Server / create database
: create database
David Hablewitz15217 - 25 2010 / (6)
: Open
Currently the security setting to allow creating databases on a server is an all-or-nothing option.  I would like to give users limited ability to create databases on the server in a designated directory.  This would allow them to replicate local databases like their archives to the server in a managed ...
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Add a menu option or button to allow user to force sync of Notes password to http password

: Notes Client / http password
: http, password
David Hablewitz15217 - 04 2010 / (0)
: Open
For whatever reason, on occasion the HTTP password does not get synchronized with the Notes password.  Add a way to manually force synchronization, like a menu option (File - Security - Synchronize Notes and HTTP/Sametime passwords) or as a button on the User Security dialog.
 
Yes, users can set ...
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Push RSS feeds to clients similar to widgets or via policies

: Notes Client / rss
: rss
David Hablewitz15217 - 03 2010 / (0)
: Open
Make it possible to push RSS feed settings to clients to prepopulate them, similar to how widgets are pushed or via user policies.  Examples of feeds that would be useful this way are Lotus Notes tips (http ://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/notestipsblog.nsf/content.rss) or a company news website/database.
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Provide setting to make an image scale to fit the window

: Notes Client / images
: images
David Hablewitz15217 - 03 2010 / (0)
: Open
Images should have a property to scale to fit the window similar to that in browsers.
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Allow images to be resizable by clicking and dragging the border

: Notes Client / images
: images
David Hablewitz15217 - 03 2010 / (0)
: Open
Images should be resizable by clicking and dragging the border, similar to the behavior of various windows resizing functions.
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Setting to block replication of a replica if it has not replicated within the purge interval

: Domino Server / replication replication stubs
: replication, replication stubs
David Hablewitz15217 - 20 2010 / (7)
: Open
If a database replicates after being isolated for a long time, it can bring back documents that were deleted if the deletion stub has been purged.  There should be a setting that prevents replication of a replica that has not replicated within the purge interval.   Example:
 
Someone with ...
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If you show images in the preview pane it should show images when the message is opened too.

: Notes Client / images
: images
David Hablewitz15217 - 17 2010 / (3)
: Open
When you get an HTML message that requires clicking on Show Images, if you click on it while it is displayed in the preview pane, you must still click on it again if you open the message.  This extra click is redundant.  I think that once the images have been ...
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Create a full install kit for Fix Packs (like 8.5.1 FP2)

: Notes Client / client install
: client install
David Hablewitz15217 - 14 2010 / (4)
: Open
It is handy to have the incremental FP install kits for simple upgrades, but it creates difficulties not having a full install kit.  If you are upgrading from 8.0.x to 8.5.1 FP2, you need to run 2 installs.  If you are installing new software on a computer you need to ...
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Delete cache.ndk on starting Notes

: Notes Client / launch notes client
: launch, notes client
David Hablewitz15217 - 14 2010 / (7)
: Open
Cache.ndk saves time for users, but creates many problems too.  Standard practice for any inexplicable client behavior is to delete cache.ndk first.    I suggest the client should start with a fresh one every time Notes is launched.  This would clear up MANY perceptions of Lotus Notes being "buggy" and eliminate ...
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Abort a 'quit' command (Tell quit stop)

: Domino Server / server console server domino server
: server console, server, domino server
David Hablewitz15217 - 13 2010 / (3)
: Withdrawn
If you have ever issued a 'quit' command on the server console and then thought "No, I don't mean to quit!" as you watch the server tasks slowly shut down one by one like the unstoppable self-destruct sequence in an action/adventure movie, you understand. 
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Bring back NotesBuddy (A lightweight Notes client from alphaWorks)

David Hablewitz15217 - 07 2010 / (3)
: Open
Once upon a time alphaWorks at IBM had created a proof-of-concept product called NotesBuddy.  It allowed you to access your Notes mail without loading the Notes client.  ***It could even READ YOUR MAIL AND SAMETIME CHATS TO YOU***
It was only 6MB in size, worked with your personal POP mail ...
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Admin client needs a function to Move a database to a different directory ON THE SAME SERVER

: Domino Administrator / database management
: database management
David Hablewitz15217 - 06 2010 / (7)
: Open
The Move Database function in the Admin client is intended to move a database from one server to another.  A more common need is to move it to a different directory on the same server.  The Move function is not safe for this because it creates a second replica to ...
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Organize 'My Places' list of Quickr places into folders

: Quickr / quickr
: quickr
David Hablewitz15217 - 24 2010 / (1)
: Open
Currently the list of places is displayed in My Places as one long list sorted alphabetically.  The list can be very long, especially for administrators.  It should be possible to organize places into folders.  This would be similar to organizing Notes databases on a server.  For example, all places used ...
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Directory lookups by lastname should be lastname<comma> <space>firstname

: Notes Client / directory
: directory
David Hablewitz15217 - 24 2010 / (5)
: Open
The address dialog displays names in the Domino directory as Lastname<space><comma><space>firstname.  That extra little space between the lastname and the comma might seem trivial, but it doesn't make sense to users when searching and it drives me nuts.  Can we just lose the extra space before the comma?
 
This ...
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Drag & Drop Workspace icons to a specific spot on another tab, not the first open spot

: Notes Client / workspace
: workspace
David Hablewitz15217 - 21 2010 / (2)
: Open
When dragging a Db icon from one Worspace tab to another, the user should be able to drop the icon in a specific place on the page.
 
Currently, When database icons are dragged from one workspace tab to another, the destination workspace page is not displayed.  It just drops ...
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Make Ctrl-click navigate to same doc in selected view (again)

: Notes Client / notes client navigation
: notes client, navigation
David Hablewitz15217 - 16 2010 / (1)
: Open
If you select a document in a view, the hold down the Ctrl key and click on a different view, it will automatically navigate to the same document in that view (if it exists in the view) -- NOT.  But it used to.  I know this isn't a forum for ...
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Display the chapter and section that a help topic appears

David Hablewitz15217 - 16 2010 / (0)
: Open
If you search for a topic in help and find something that you want to read the whole topic, it is difficult to find the document in the Contents view.  Sure, there are related topics listed at the bottom of the page, but that navigates through the chapter haphazardly.  Yes, ...
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Allow for user-defined rules in SwiftFile

: Notes Client / swiftfile
: swiftfile
David Hablewitz15217 - 16 2010 / (3)
: Open
SwiftFile offers 3 folders to file a msg in one click based on it's best guess.  These guesses are very good, but not perfect nor consistent.  Swiftfile should allow one of the picks to be a user-defined choice based on criteria (like those defined in Rules!)  For example, all emails ...
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(Completed) Sametime Meetings should be available 10 minutes before the meeting is scheduled

: Sametime / web conference meeting invitation scheduling
: web conference, meeting, invitation, scheduling
David Hablewitz15217 - 16 2010 / (3)
: Open
Currently when an online meeting is created in the Notes calendar, attendees cannot log into the Sametime meeting until the start time of the meeting.  The online meeting should be available to connect and get ready 10 minutes in advance (or some length of time as specified in the meeting ...
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Run mail rules manually against mail already in the inbox

: Notes Client / mail rules
: mail rules
David Hablewitz15217 - 03 2010 / (2)
: Open
Rules are great for automatically filing emails into folders as they come in or processing them in other ways.  The problem with them is they act on the messages BEFORE you get to read them, which is too soon.  And they may not want to file the message immediately when ...
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Alarm when last instance of a repeating meeting is coming up

: Notes Client / repeating meetings
: repeating meetings
David Hablewitz15217 - 26 2010 / (0)
: Open
One of the most common reasons people make meetings repeat for many years into the future is because they don't want someone else to book the people, rooms, or resources before they can create a new repeating meeting when the old one is done.
 
A repeating meeting should provide ...
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Allow adding instances/extending the repeats for repeating meetings

: Notes Client / repeating meetings
: repeating meetings
David Hablewitz15217 - 26 2010 / (1)
: Open
Once a repeating meeting has been made, new dates cannot be added and the meeting cannot be extended to future dates.  This is the most common reason people create repeating meetings that run on for many years into the future.
 
The chair person should be able to add additional ...
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Update MTBF utility (sandbox) to work properly with Domino 8.x

: Domino Server / mtbf mean time between failures
: mtbf, mean time between failures
David Hablewitz15217 - 13 2009 / (2)
: Open
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) sandbox utility has been around since R5.
The down time reported for crashes works fine, but the down time reported for server shutdowns is not working in Domino 8.  It typically reports 0 minutes down and occasionally a value of at or near max Int ...
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Provide document level security on Quickr Entry places like document libraries have

: Quickr / quickr document library quickr entry places
: quickr, document library, quickr entry places
David Hablewitz15217 - 12 2009 / (1)
: Rejected
Currently Quickr Entry Places work well as a spot for sharing files instead of emailing them. However, there is no individual security for each file. It is an all-or-nothing thing. Regular places do not provide that type of granularity either. As a result, users really cannot use this feature. In ...
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Fix Alt-Left Arrow and Alt-Right Arrow to navigate left and right through the tabs properly

: Notes Client / workspace navigation client ctrl+tab alt+arrow
: workspace, navigation, client, ctrl+tab, alt+arrow
David Hablewitz15217 - 06 2009 / (2)
: Open
Alt-Left Arrow and Alt-Right Arrow currently navigate backward and forward through the history of items opened.  sort of.  A more logical response to these commands is to cycle left and right through the tabs currently opened.
 
The current response to Alt-Left Arrow doesn't always go back to the last ...
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Be able to edit access to multiple CA certifiers at a time

: Domino Administrator / ca process
: ca process
David Hablewitz15217 - 27 2009 / (1)
: Open
I need the ability to edit access to multiple certifiers that are setup in the CA process at one time.  Either allow specifiying a group name in the list of CA's and RA's (not likely) or allow selecting a collection of certifiers to apply the security changes in bulk, much ...
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Humor me for a moment: I want a Game as a Notes App

: Domino Designer / templates
: templates
David Hablewitz15217 - 26 2009 / (4)
: Open
I already see the demotions coming.  But keep in mind that games are known to be an excellent way to learn new software and it's features.  It also helps in brand recognition.  (c.f. BrickBreaker)  Let go of reality for a moment and envision this:
 
A person in Tampa clicks ...
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Allow Replica ID to be added as a column in the Files list in the Admin client

: Domino Administrator / replica-id administrator
: replica-id, administrator
David Hablewitz15217 - 25 2009 / (1)
: Open
Make the replica ID available as a column in the administrator client on the files tab.
If you are not familiar with how to select the columns, pull down File - Preferences - Administration Preferences, then click on the Files tab.
 
For that matter, the way the columns are ...
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Copy text to the clipboard from the Properties dialog - especially the Replica ID

: Notes Client / properties replica-id
: properties, replica-id
David Hablewitz15217 - 25 2009 / (4)
: Open
There is no way to copy the replica ID from the Database properties dialog.  So the only way to save that information to use somewhere else is to take a screenshot, paste it somewhere else, like Paint where you can read it from and type in where you need it.
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Ability to remove old server names from the open database dialog

: Notes Client / workspace
: workspace
David Hablewitz15217 - 24 2009 / (0)
: Open
As servers come and go, the list of server names cannot be updated to eliminate servers that no longer exist.  They remain forever until a new desktop8.ndk is created.  This is especially irritating for administrators and developers who work with test servers or servers from other domains.  Touch it once ...
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Copy or "archive" documents into another database when deleted from the Domino Directory

: Domino Administrator / directory delete user_deletion
: directory, delete, user_deletion
David Hablewitz15217 - 24 2009 / (5)
: Open
Every company I have worked at has maintained a database to store a copy of all documents deleted from the Domino Directory.  This provides a great way of seeing when documents were deleted and who did it and a very efficient way to recover those documents if needed.  But copying ...
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Allow specifying a future date/time for deleting/disabling a user (and other AdminP requests)

: Domino Administrator / user_deletion
: user_deletion
David Hablewitz15217 - 24 2009 / (1)
: Open
1.  Allow Delete Person requests in AdminP to be scheduled for a future date/time.
2.  Create an AdminP process to add names to a Deny Access group, scheduled for a future date/time.
 
Most HR departments provide advance notice of a separation of an employee and provide a separation date.  ...
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Need a process to undelete a user.

: Domino Administrator / administration adminp user_deletion
: administration, adminp, user_deletion
David Hablewitz15217 - 13 2009 / (6)
: Open
This is an admin thing, but to you developers who feel our pain, thank you for your supportive votes.
 
Who out there hasn't performed a Delete Person (either intentionally or not) and then needed to go back and restore that person.  If you were smart enough to have a ...
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Include SwiftFile in the client software installation, provide user policy setting to enable it

: Notes Client / swiftfile
: swiftfile
David Hablewitz15217 - 26 2009 / (2)
: Open
SwiftFile has been around for about 5 years.  Everyone who discovers it loves it.  So when will it be included as a part of the client installation kit so I can deploy it at the same time I deploy the Notes client?
 
At this point if I am using ...
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CLP should include certification module for email migrations from Exchange & Groupwise

: Lotus Technical Information / certification education
: certification, education
David Hablewitz15217 - 22 2009 / (4)
: Rejected
This idea has to do with education and CLP certifications, but there is no such category.  So first, I recommend adding the category.
 
Next, I want to recommend to IBM to add a certification test module (and training modules as appropriate)to the CLP certifications for performing migrations from various ...
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Lotus Domino Connector to Microsoft Exchange

: Domino Server / exchange
: exchange
David Hablewitz15217 - 22 2009 / (1)
: Open
When will IBM create it's own version of the Microsoft Exchange Connector for Notes? Even though one exists by Microsoft, it is intentionally bug-ridden and support for it is even worse. Also, the documentation for their connector only describes how to move to Exchange, which is useless for migrating to ...
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Fix CA so person creating user accounts does not need access to mail file to create cluster replica

: Domino Administrator / id creation ca
: id, creation, ca
David Hablewitz15217 - 14 2008 / (1)
: Open
The CA (Certificate Authority) process allows admins to delegate user ID creation to someone with less access, like a helpdesk.  And in the ID creation dialog, you can also specify to create a replica of the new mail file on other servers within the cluster.  However, if the person creating ...
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Feature to see the total size of selected docs OR display a total for size column in mail folders

: Notes Client / message size totals
: message, size, totals
David Hablewitz15217 - 20 2008 / (1)
: Open

Provide the ability to see the total size of a group of emails (or other documents).  Or at least put a total on the size column in mailbox folders and views.  This will help manage mail file size.  For a comparison, in Windows File Explorer, you can select a folder ...

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Allow multiple addresses for group and mail-in database docs like person docs do

: Domino Server / groups alias username fields
: groups, alias, username, fields
David Hablewitz15217 - 20 2008 / (5)
: Open
A person can receive mail for multiple addresses by putting them in the Username field.  Groups and mail-in databases do not have this ability, so another group or mail-in database must be created for each possible address.  That's a nightmare when the company changes their internet email domain.  (like going from @federalexpress.com to ...
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Eliminate modal dialog boxes!

: Notes Client / modal dialog dialogbox
: modal, dialog, dialogbox
David Hablewitz15217 - 19 2008 / (12)
: Open
Get rid of all those modal dialog boxes.  There are times when it is desirable or necessary, but those are rare.  And Notes 8 makes it worse.  For example, in previous releases clicking on the location then Edit Current would open the location document as another tab.  Now, it opens ...
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Make Mail Rules execute against mail retrieved via POP

: Notes Client / rules mailrules mail rule
: rules, mailrules, mail rule
David Hablewitz15217 - 19 2008 / (6)
: Withdrawn
Make mail rules apply to mail retrieved via POP.
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Stamp correct timestamp on mail retrieved via POP

: Notes Client / pop mail
: pop, mail
David Hablewitz15217 - 19 2008 / (1)
: Open
Currently mail retrieved via POP gets the date/timestamp of when it was retrieved via POP, not the date/time it was delivered to the mailbox  This effectively changes the date/time it appears to have been sent, ruining the fidelity of the message as well as dimishing the value of the date/timestamp.   ...
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Define destination mail file for POP mail in Account Doc

: Notes Client / pop accounts
: pop, accounts
David Hablewitz15217 - 19 2008 / (2)
: Open
Currently all mail retrieved via POP goes into the mail file as defined by the Location document.  So if you pull, say, your personal mail from a Yahoo account via POP (defined by an Account document in your address book), then it all gets dumped into your work mailbox.  Currently ...


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