eProductivity Weekly Tip: September 10, 2010   

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Weekly Tip: How to Quickly Access eProductivity

There are a couple of fast ways to access eProductivity - from the Lotus Notes Workspace or from a bookmark. This week we'll show you how to set up a bookmark (Did you know Lotus Notes had a bookmark bar?).

Here's how to accomplish this.
The Bookmark bar
The bookmark bar appears on the left-hand side of your Lotus Notes window. It enables you to link to all sorts of Lotus Notes applications, documents, and more.

By default, Lotus Notes Mail, Calendar, and To-Do bookmarks appear on the bar. However, these bookmarks point to your old Lotus Notes mailbox, not to eProductivity, so you may wish to remove them. To do so, right-click the bookmarks and select "Remove".

The Lotus Notes bookmark bar
Create an eProductivity bookmark
For fast access, we recommending creating an eProductivity bookmark. There are a number of ways to create bookmarks - here are two easy ways.

'Drag workspace icon to create bookmark 'Drag tab to create bookmark

That's all there is to it. Now you'll have a bookmark that you can use to quickly access eProductivity.

Also note that at any time you can re-order your bookmark bar icons. To do so, simply drag-and-drop them into a different order.

Sidenote: One of the easiest ways to access eProductivity and other Lotus Notes applications is from your Lotus Notes Workspace. The Workspace contains icons for your Notes applications. You can usually (depending on your Notes setup) get to the Workspace by selecting either the "Application" or "Database" link from your bookmark bar and then clicking on the Workspace bookmark.
For Lotus Notes 8 and above - Enabling the bookmark bar
If you're using Lotus Notes 8 and above, the bookmark bar might be hidden by default. To re-enable it, go to the View menu and select "Dock the Open List".

Enabling the bookmark bar

Until Next Week...
Now you know more about Lotus Notes bookmarks and how to create eProductivity-specific bookmarks.

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