Tagged: Notes


Adding a favourite Notes feature to Outlook

Moving from IBM Lotus to Microsoft last year, one of things I thought I might find troublesome after 19½ years was leaving dear old Lotus Notes behind and adopting Outlook. I needn’t have worried, as I took to …


Scrapple to the rescue

Scrapple is a neat side-bar plug-in for Lotus Notes, a place where you can keep little fragments (scraps) of information that you use time and time again. It’s very simple to use… to save a scrap of info, …


Weather report in your calendar

Lotus Notes 8.5 introduced the ability to overlay other calendars onto your own. The ‘other calendars’ can come from a variety of sources:

  • Other users’ Notes calendars
  • Notes TeamRoom calendars
  • Notes application calendars (e.g. an application for managing

Lotus Notes is cool

I’m not deleting this and I’m keeping it for posterity, but notesiscool.com has now been decommissioned. However notesiscool.net rose from the ashes, and actually looks a bit like my original.

By now I’m one of the last people …


Cool Notes icons

Previously, in an update on Notes 8.5.2, I mentioned that a Notes application can now boast a full colour icon (i.e. not restricted to sixteen colours). While this does nothing for your productivity, it is an important …