Join Jess Stratton for an in-depth discussion in this video What is the Lotus Notes sidebar?, part of Learning Lotus Notes.
The Lotus Notes sidebar is a conduit to data we need to access quickly and frequently. …The items in the sidebar are called panels, and they're designed to minimize and stack, …so we can put in as many as we need there. …There is three ways that we can look at the sidebar, and we can adjust that by the button …right in the middle on the border. …It highlights when you hover the mouse over it, there is three modes. …All the way open like it is now, if I click once more, it minimizes the panels.…
As you can see, there are very small icons right at the top. …I can also collapse it completely by clicking one more time and it goes away. …When I want to bring it back, I can simply click on the button again and it comes right back out. …I can also hover my mouse right over the border, and when the icon changes and I see the words …Drag to resize, I can hold the mouse button down and slide the sidebar to the left or …the right, to make it as wide or as narrow as I want it.…
Right now, we are looking at the Day-At-A-Glance panel. …
- Reading mail
- Searching and organizing mail
- Formatting messages
- Setting up an out-of-office reply
- Adding contacts
- Creating meetings, appointments, and reminders
- Adding a Google calendar to Lotus
- Adding a widget to the sidebar
- Using Sametime chat
- Opening Lotus Notes applications
- Working offline
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Reading and Organizing Mail
3. Sending Mail and Managing Contacts
4. Calendar and To Do
5. The Sidebar
6. Sametime Instant Messaging
7. Lotus Notes Applications
8. Working Offline
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