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Copy field properties in a table in clipboard memory  

: Domino Designer / clipboard properties field
: clipboard, properties, field
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 03 2012 / (2)
: Open
 Just very hard to read all the properties without scrolling. copying them to compare them is even more difficult. A simple 'copy properties to clipboard' would be an improvement.
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@IsDocMarkedForDeletion function

: Domino Designer / soft deletions
: soft deletions
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2011 / (0)
: Open
 Life would be so much better with the function above.
 
How do you perform hide/whens on form level for documents marked for deletion (soft deletions enabled) ?
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Specify date format on database level

: Domino Designer / date formatting database
: date, formatting, database
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 12 2011 / (0)
: Open
 This idea comes from the article 'Date fields in your format' on www.codestore.net.
 
The idea is basically to have the ability to specify date formatting on a database level instead on design element micro level (view column, form field).
 
At this moment I am working on an application that ...
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Group databases under a workspace similar to Iphone

: Notes Client / icons workspace icons
: icons, workspace icons
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2011 / (1)
: Open
 Enable the ability to group databases by dragging one database icon into another. This will automatically create a graphic "folder" for them which you can apply a name to.
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Search field to quickly open databases somewhere on your workspace

: Notes Client / start databases searching
: start, databases, searching
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2011 / (2)
: Open
 There are programs for windows to quickly start a program by typing parts of the program name (e.g. "note" would display a list with Lotus Notes, Notepad etcetera).
 
It would be nice to have a similar feature for Notes but then instead of programs I would get a list ...
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<xp:th> tag

: Domino Designer / table xpage
: table, xpage
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 16 2011 / (0)
: Open
I would like to use the <xp:th> tag in tables just as i can with <xp:tr> and <xp:td>
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XPages - option to include a link under a selected text

: Domino Designer / link text
: link, text
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 31 2011 / (0)
: Open
 Make it easier to transform text into a link control, or make it possible to add a link under a selected text.
 
I guess this is pretty much default in all development tools...
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Implement auto-indent for all editors

: Domino Designer / editor ssjs scrip source code
: editor, ssjs, scrip, source, code
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 31 2011 / (0)
: Open
 Auto-indent in Eclipse is simply Ctrl+I.
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Make sure the CKEditor supports Wiki markup

: Domino Designer / wiki rich text dojo ckeditor
: wiki, rich text, dojo, ckeditor
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 04 2011 / (0)
: Open
I noticed that since the upgrade to 852 the xpages wiki application does no longer support wiki markup in rich text.
 
what is a wiki application worth when it does not support wiki markup???
 
problem reported here also:
 
http://bit.ly/h9AAFF
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More technical articles on Notes/Domino on developerWorks

: Domino Designer / developerworks articles education
: developerworks, articles, education
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 25 2011 / (0)
: Open
Not so much is Notes/Domino related stuff subitted to the technical library on developerWorks lately. This used to be a good place to learn about development in Notes/Domino
 
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/views/opensource/libraryview.jsp?site_id=1&contentarea_by=Lotus&sort_by=Date&sort_order=2&start=1&end=100&topic_by=-1&product_by=-1&type_by=All%20Lotus%20Types&show_abstract=true&search_by=domino&industry_by=-1&series_title_by=
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Make Computed For Display Fields in the Form header available in the WHOLE Form

: Domino Designer / form fields computed fields header
: form, fields, computed fields, header
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 12 2011 / (2)
: Open
A field that is computed for display and located in the header seems not to be available in the rest (body) of the form.
 
Computed fields however are.
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Make the Domino Blog template available in XPages

: Domino Designer / oneui xpages blog templates openntf
: oneui, xpages, blog, templates, openntf
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 10 2011 / (0)
: Open
Now we are getting more and more applications on XPages using the same theme, we can somehow group these applications together into an 'application suite'.
 
However the domino blog template is still based on traditional Domino design principles, so this will make it time consuming for customers to modify ...
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Make it easier to get attachment name(s) from a specific field

: Domino Designer / attachments
: attachments
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 29 2010 / (0)
: Open
When you have multiple rich text (lite) fields it becomes cumbersome to re-use the attachments for each specific field.
 
Something like:
 
@AttachmentNames( FIELDNAME )
 
would make things much easier.
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appendtotextlist for xpages

: Domino Designer / xpages method lists
: xpages, method, lists
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 15 2010 / (1)
: Withdrawn
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Book proposal: IBM Lotus User Interface matters

: Domino Designer / book proposals ui design oneui
: book proposals, ui, design, oneui
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 15 2010 / (1)
: Open
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
 
This book discusses real world scenarios for XPage application. It provides examples & tips on how to build attractive interfaces for your Domino applications using IBM Lotus User Interface.
 
If you happen to have questions when to ...
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Column width in Views - double click on the border should auto-size the width to the content

: Domino Designer / column width resize excel
: column, width, resize, excel
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 01 2010 / (3)
: Open
Just like excel does...
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Input enabled option for Rich text fields

: Domino Designer / rich text security input enabled
: rich text, security, input enabled
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 30 2010 / (2)
: Open
works for most other fields, why not for rich text?
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blockquote function  

: Notes Client / quote block responding
: quote, block, responding
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 15 2010 / (0)
: Open
I like the blockquote function available in Wordpress.
 
I guess for writing emails a standard blockquote function can be very usefull for the Notes client.
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Make possible to link viewheaders in View panel

: Domino Designer / view column header
: view column, header
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 22 2010 / (,

Make possible to link viewheaders in View panel

: Domino Designer / view column header
: view column, header
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 22 2010 / (2)
: Withdrawn
just as in Notes make it possible to open another view (XPage) when clicking on the column header.
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Increase the number of nested tables

: Domino Designer / tables nested
: tables, nested
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 13 2010 / (3)
: Open
I have no idea what the reason is behind the restriction of levels of nested tables (8, I believe)
 
Often you have a rich text field nested in a couple of nested tables, so the level users can create is limited. Especially nested tables are used to create document ...
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Option to include a database in a new working set

: Domino Designer / working set include usability
: working set, include, usability
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2010 / (1)
: Withdrawn
when I have the working sets enabled, when I answer that I want to create a new working set, I can not select that the database to be opened should be member of that new working set.
 
I need therefor to do that handling afterwards, feels a bit stupid, unnecessary.
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For traditional Notes design elements show the properties box in stead of the Outline panel

: Domino Designer / panel dde eclipse properties
: panel, dde, eclipse, properties
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 04 2010 / (2)
: Open
The "floating" properties is quiet annoying because you have to move it around the design area when it is on top of items.
 
For traditional Notes design elements (Forms, Views) it would be more handier to have the properties box appear in the Outline panel, simply because that panel ...
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Copy without table formatting

: Domino Designer / copy table
: copy, table
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 04 2010 / (0)
: Open
Sometimes you want to copy the content of a table without the table formatting (rows, columns).
 
It would be a timesaver to have for each row instead a newline.
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Show twisties when rows are expandable

: Domino Designer / rows twisties views sub categories categorize
: rows, twisties, views, sub categories, categorize
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 04 2010 / (3)
: Open
when you select as a column property:
 
- show twistie when rows is expandable
 
and you use a formula similar like:
 
Category + "\\" + SubCategories
 
Only the first row is displayed with the provided image, the second row becomes again the ugly duck twistie as ...
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Make heading styles easier  

: Notes Client / headings styles paragraph text
: headings, styles, paragraph, text
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2010 / (0)
: Open
I know you should not compare Notes with a full Word processor but when using Notes for writing documents (Journal application) it is really hard to apply heading styles to your document.
 
In Word it is much easier and better arranged for end- users.
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Multi value core control

: Domino Designer / fields multi-value xpages core controls
: fields, multi-value, xpages, core controls
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 09 2010 / (1)
: Open
would make it much easier to add multi value fields on an XPage...
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Dojo widgets available from the controls panel

: Domino Designer / dojo widget controls drag-and-drop
: dojo, widget, controls, drag-and-drop
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 03 2010 / (0)
: Open
I tend to forget the goodies that are available in Dojo in the form of widgets (accordian, tooltip, splitcontainer, slider, title pane, fish eye..).
 
If the would be made available as a control panel and configurable when we drag and drop them into the design pane people would more use ...
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Mood stamp / emoticon for out of office message

: Notes Client / letterhead icon emoticon out-of-office mood stamp
: letterhead, icon, emoticon, out-of-office, mood stamp
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 02 2010 / (3)
: Open
My partner works for the same company I do and she went recently on maternity leave. I was a bit curious what she wrote in her out of office message.
 
When I sent her an short message to check the response I only got returned a flat text message.
 
Then this idea ...
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Default action for a Controls panel expand instead of collapse

: Domino Designer / controls panel expand collapse
: controls, panel, expand, collapse
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 29 2010 / (0)
: Open
mostly if I click on a controls panel I want it to see what for options are in it, not to hide it.
 
therefor it is more logic that the default action is to expand, not to collapse.
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Have the TopGear guys as opening act

: Lotusphere / opening act
: opening, act
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 27 2010 / (6)
: Open
Lotus - Cars - British humor
 
you get it...
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Move the screen capture utility from Sametime to Notes client  

: Notes Client / screens capturing
: screens, capturing
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2010 / (2)
: Open
Not all have sametime enabled. Using the screen capture tool is often done within the Notes client.
 
I suggest to move the tool from Sametime plugin to the Notes client. (or whatever you would call it)
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Option to add labels to Bookmarks  

: Notes Client / labels bookmarks
: labels, bookmarks
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2010 / (0)
: Open
it would be handy to add another way of indexing bookmarks, for example via labels.
 
this is done for exampel with Google Bookmarks (see image)
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Modernize the attachment viewer  

: Notes Client / attachment preview
: attachment, preview
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 19 2010 / (3)
: Open
The attachment viewer by Bob Balfes demonstrates that the current attachment viewer in Notes is pretty much out of date.
 
Just compare the 2 functions (see image).
 
We need an attachment viewer that can open the files in read mode within the current pane or an additional pane.
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Make it easy to select a preferred colorset for the framework.

: Notes Client / frameset client coloring
: frameset, client, coloring
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2010 / (3)
: Open
Notes 8 gradients & grey-blue it's nice but it might not be your favourite colors.
 
For end-users it should be easy to 'pimp' their Notes client a bit more by being able to select a colorset for the Notes client from a predefined set of 'themes'.
 
If I want to ...
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Thumbnail (dock) viewer for your Favourite Bookmarks  

: Notes Client / thumbnail bookmarks apple
: thumbnail, bookmarks, apple
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2010 / (0)
: Open
to spice up the Notes client it would be nice to have your favourite bookmarks available in a dock / fish eye alike toolbar (http://www.webappers.com/img/2009/05/jquery-dock-menu.jpg).
 
I guess the 3D History Thumbnail Viewer project could be of use here.
 
http://www.openntf.org/internal/home.nsf/project.xsp?action=openDocument&name=3D%20History%20Thumbnail%20Viewer
 
Positive side-effect: favourite bookmarks would be used more.
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Copy database properties in a table in clipboard memory

: Domino Designer / database properties tabs clipboard
: database, properties, tabs, clipboard
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2010 / (1)
: Open
with a simple copy and paste (in a rich text field) you can easily see all the properties, instead of having to go through the 7 individual tabs.

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Connect Geographic Location to Google Maps in business card

: Sametime / location google maps geolocation
: location, google maps, geolocation
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 29 2010 / (,

Connect Geographic Location to Google Maps in business card

: Sametime / location google maps geolocation
: location, google maps, geolocation
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 29 2010 / (1)
: Withdrawn
In the business card that comes from a contact in Sametime the personal location is displayed. It would be more powerful if this information is somehow connected to a geolocation service, like Google Maps.
 
So if I would click on the location Google maps could be loaded with the personal ...
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Tip of the day

: Notes Client / tips endusers education
: tips, endusers, education
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 24 2010 / (5)
: Open
some programs allow the display of tips at start-up. this is a great way for self education.
 
we try to educate our users in using their Notes client more effectively (some might even start to like the program) but this is a very tedious job and we can only ...
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Option to add some small comments when adding a contact from an email

: Notes Client / timesaving contacts comments
: timesaving, contacts, comments
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 23 2010 / (1)
: Open
when I select 'Add Senter to Contacts..' in the upcoming dialog there is no option to add some additional comment for this contact. I still have to open my contacts applicatio, locate the person, open it and add WHY I have added this person to my contacts in the first place.
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column option: show only first/last value

: Domino Designer / columns multiple
: columns, multiple
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2010 / (3)
: Open
for fields with multiple values it would be handy to have this feature.
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Folder option: date a document was added to the folder

: Domino Designer / folder date
: folder, date
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2010 / (4)
: Open
I would like to see as the simply function for a column the date a document was added to a folder.
 
I would like to sort documents based upon this date.
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Open a profile document in a dialogbox

: Domino Designer / profile document dialogbox
: profile document, dialogbox
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 08 2010 / (2)
: Withdrawn
something like
 
Sub Initialize     Dim session As New NotesSession     Dim db As NotesDatabase     Dim doc As NotesDocument         Set db = session.CurrentDatabase     Set doc = db.GetProfileDocument("profile")     Dim workspace As New NotesUIWorkspace     Call workspace.DialogBox _     ("Dialog Box", True, True, False, False, False,  ...
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Delegate folder to another mail-box

: Notes Client / mail archiving delegation folder
: mail, archiving, delegation, folder
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 02 2010 / (4)
: Open
We do not use activities, so a feature as written above could be in that service.
 
When you hand-over projects it would be great to send/forward/delegate a folder with content to a collegue.
 
Most simple would be the option to select the folder and choose 'forward folder'. ...
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Open embedded view on form/page in edit mode in Designer with double-click

: Domino Designer / embedded view designer
: embedded view, designer
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 27 2010 / (2)
: Withdrawn
It would make it a bit more convenient to be able an embedded view in edit mode in Designer, simply by clicking twice on the view. Same as with embedded sub-forms.
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Replace inch for pixels/percentage throughout Designer  

: Domino Designer / width size inch pixels
: width, size, inch, pixels
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2010 / (6)
: Open
I have no idea how inch came in the picture for defining size for design attributes (must be someone who measured his weener often) but in the 2010 world I believe pixels or percentage are more common size to define width/height of objects.
 
Can we have this also in Designer ...
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Improve options to open application in a browser  

: Notes Client / database launch open in browser
: database launch, open in browser
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 24 2010 / (3)
: Withdrawn
it should be easier to open an application in a browser, if the database is web-enabled.
 
For example whenever there is a launch property defined for the web browser, this should already be available from the right menu (see image).
 
I think it is a bit stupid to have ...
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Clear product plans for IBM templates distributed via OpenNTF

: Domino Designer / templates openntf
: templates, openntf
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 20 2010 / (1)
: Open
The templates distributed via IBM on OpenNTF do not seem to have an public product plan.
 
If there would be a release plan, it would be nice to know what will be in the upcoming release.
 
For the requests it would be nice to know which one ...
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"Send link" option on wiki document

: Lotus Technical Information / mail notify send link
: mail, notify, send, link
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 17 2010 / (1)
: Open
in stead of starting Notes and opening my mail box it would be nice to be able to forward a link to collegues of the document I am currently reading from the wiki.
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View: Copy style from view... AFTER creation  

: Domino Designer / view style copy
: view, style, copy
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 14 2010 / (2)
: Open
hej ready for another time-saver?
 
what if it would be possible to select 'copy style from view' AFTER a view has been created?
 
Ofcourse the only style that should be copied then would be display properties (colors, images, margins etcetera) NOT columns, view selection formula etcetera.
 
 
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Option to set the cache period for a profile document

: Domino Designer / cache profile
: cache, profile
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 12 2010 / (0)
: Open
I do not have an idea how to provide this and where (form property?) but a main argument not using profile documents is either the cache period on the server or no profile document is created when creating a new replica.
 
If we could define more precise the cache period ...
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Have bytes (K/M/G) as optional number format for a field.

: Domino Designer / bytes filesize attachments number field
: bytes, filesize, attachments, number, field
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2010 / (1)
: Open
just like available as in the column options....
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tabbed table - option to select an initial tab to be opened other than the first tab

: Domino Designer / tabbed table tabs
: tabbed table, tabs
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2010 / (3)
: Open
it would be nice to have the option to select one tab as the default to be opened tab in a tabbed table.
 
currently it will open the first tab, sometimes this is not desirable.
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re-sort tabs in tabbed table via drag & drop

: Domino Designer / tabbed table tabs drag-and-drop
: tabbed table, tabs, drag-and-drop
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2010 / (0)
: Open
this option would be more convienent...
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create multiple fields wizard function

: Domino Designer / xpages fields
: xpages, fields
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 05 2010 / (2)
: Open
If I create a form that is going to be used just as a data source for XPages I find it a bit stupid to create all the fields, field by field.
 
a wizard to add more than one field after each other would be nice...
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easy way to remove document history from design elements

: Domino Designer / $updatedby updated by remove history
: $updatedby, updated by, remove, history
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 27 2010 / (2)
: Open
from the database properties it should be possible to easy remove document history (updated by) from all design elements.
 
Similar to: Application\Sign Design, this would be called 'Application\Clear design'
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TextSetFontColor @Command - allow rgb values

: Domino Designer / coloring @command text
: coloring, @command, text
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 23 2010 / (0)
: Open
make it possible to include rgb values for the color code in this formula.
 
Displays selected or subsequently entered text using the specified color.
Syntax
@Command( [TextSetFontColor] ; [ color ] )
Parameters
[ color ]
The name of the color you want your ...
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Add option to use tags in Notebook template

: Notes Client / tags categories notebook templates
: tags, categories, notebook, templates
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2010 / (0)
: Open
The Notebook template works nice as a scrapbook to copy and paste collected information in.
 
at this moment you can only index documents by category. Indexing docs also via tags feels a bit more modern to me.
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add database-icons of newly opened db's to a dedicated workspace tab

: Notes Client / workspace tab icon database
: workspace, tab, icon, database
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 20 2010 / (4)
: Open
if you open a database that is new to your workspace the database icon is added to the workspace tab of the currently opened database.
 
I would prefer that you can point to a dedicated tab in the preference where by default the icons will be placed under.
 
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Option to load Notes client in debug mode

: Notes Client / run start debug
: run, start, debug
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 08 2010 / (1)
: Open
sometimes the client refuses to start up and there is no indication however what the problem may be. it just runs dead.
 
in such cases you are almost forced to re-install the client completely and you have no good overlook WHERE the problem lies.
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Place attachments in order as selected in the file selection dialog

: Notes Client / import attachments sorting
: import, attachments, sorting
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 06 2010 / (0)
: Open
When I import multiple files at once and the file are sorted in the file selection by an alphabetic order
 
(file A, file B, file C)
 
the result is not always that the files are placed like that in my richt text field
 
(file C, file ...
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Sort all selected attachments

: Notes Client / attachments sorting
: attachments, sorting
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 06 2010 / (0)
: Open
Attachments in rich text are placed at the point the cursor is placed at the time of import.
 
If you have multiple attachments beside each other in a rich text field there is no simple function to sort the selected attachments.
 
You can save all selected or ...
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Paste a link directly in the image properties

: Domino Designer / image link href hotspot
: image , link, href, hotspot
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2010 / (0)
: Open
the way to add a link to an image is to create / import an image select the text around it and create a hotspot and paste the link in there.
 
why not paste a link directly in the image properties just as you are used to in other editors ...
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Increase the number of functions/formulas in XPages

: Domino Designer / xpage @formula @function compatibility
: xpage, @formula, @function, compatibility
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2010 / (0)
: Open
In an ideal world formulas in @Formula language or @functions are also available in XPages:
 
http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/ddwiki.nsf/dx/List_of_Formula_Not_Supported_In_XPages
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Don't freeze the client when I perform a 'Search This View' action

: Notes Client / view search
: view, search
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2010 / (4)
: Open
when I perform a search on a view via he 'Search this view' option my Notes client is frozen for a dozen of secons, depending on the size of the view.
 
I would rather like to be able to work with other tabs in the mean time.
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Support for unordered lists via Designer GUI controls

: Domino Designer / xpages core controls lists
: xpages, core controls, lists
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 04 2010 / (0)
: Open
Unordered lists can currently not be added via Designer GUI controls. You need to add them via the Source view.
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Add field 'Database created by' to catalog.nsf - application entry

: Domino Server / catalog
: catalog
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 15 2010 / (0)
: Open
the application entry does not store who has created the database this would be very handy to know
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Replace in-line image with remaining image properties

: Notes Client / images replacement properties
: images, replacement, properties
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 31 2010 / (0)
: Open
When you want to replace an inline image (imported image) you basically have to delete the current image and replace it by importing a brnad new image.
 
This causes you to loose all the properties set.
 
In case you could from the image properties - first tab - ...
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Increase the number of out of the box applications for end-users

: Domino Server / applications templates endusers
: applications, templates, endusers
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 13 2010 / (1)
: Open
The offering of templates shipped with IBM Lotus has not been expanded so much the last decade.
 
Other collaboration offerings like Sharepoint seem to understand that here mind and hearts at end-users can be won:
 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/sharepoint/bb407286.aspx
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Icon in the column header  

: Domino Designer / icons columns view
: icons, columns, view
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 12 2009 / (1)
: Open
Don't you wonder yourself what the extra value of displaying the same icon over and over again when you have only 2 options to be displayed in your column:
 
show icon X or show nothing
 
Instead, from a usability perspective I think it will be much "cleaner" to ...
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Shortcut for 'Search This View'

: Notes Client / shortcut view search
: shortcut, view, search
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2009 / (3)
: Open
do you like to open the menu to find this action?
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Warning for removal of computed text

: Domino Designer / computed_text warning
: computed_text, warning
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 09 2009 / (1)
: Open
it would be nice if you could define as a preference if you would like to receive a warning when you want to remove a computed text. a similar warning as when you want to remove a field.
 
a lot of functionality is build in computed text and it ...
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Horizontal menu Separator to group actionbuttons

: Domino Designer / action bar actionbuttons menu view form
: action bar, actionbuttons, menu, view, form
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2009 / (3)
: Open
The option to display an action button as a menu separator has only effect for sub-actions.
 
I find it hard to make it clear that certain actionbuttons can be considered as grouped. A horizontal menu separator could make this more clear.
 
like in:
 
Close   Publish   Withdraw  |  ...
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Free Lotusphere tickets for top 10 innovators on IdeaJam

: Lotusphere / free ideajam
: free, ideajam
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 20 2009 / (18)
: Open
Who doesn't like free?
 
Will give IdeaJam definetly a boost these coming months.... =)
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Make Design Synopsis available from workspace - right mouse menu

: Domino Designer / designer workspace synopsis database icon
: designer, workspace, synopsis, database icon
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 20 2009 / (3)
: Open
For the designer client I frequently use the design synopsis, for example to get the name of the server or the location of the database (incl filepath) so I can do a copy and paste action of the text.
 
Unfortunately for the design synopsis I have to go in the application menu, ...
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single font option for rich text

: Domino Designer / rich text font
: rich text, font
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 18 2009 / (2)
: Open
rich text is great with tables, links etc but when copying and pasting info from several resources they use different font types.
 
to show content a bit more consequent it would be nice to have the option to use only one specified font type. (notes client)
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option to remove names from mail document when copying it into a new calendar entry  

: Notes Client / calendar meeting copy mail names
: calendar, meeting, copy, mail, names
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 13 2009 / (3)
: Open
please add an option/dialog to include or exclude the names in a mail document when you create a new calendar entry from it via the 'copy into new' function.
 
this has been embarrassing for multiple times for users.
 
the current option is good and and a time saver ...
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Auto filter function for Notes View  

: Notes Client / filter view
: filter, view
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 12 2009 / (3)
: Open
Maybe , when a flat Notes view could have an auto filter function just like in spreadsheet programs than it would be less necessary to create export functions for Notes Views.
 
@setviewinfo just filters the first column.
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'Hide / Show when' on whole table

: Domino Designer / table hide-when @thisname
: table, hide-when @thisname
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 02 2009 / (0)
: Open
To save some time / make support easier
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Change icon of a folder  

: Notes Client / folder icon
: folder, icon
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 30 2009 / (2)
: Open
This idea came after reading a post of Stephan Wissel:
 
http://www.wissel.net/blog/d6plinks/SHWL-7WD9EK
 
All my folders look the same (and boring). It would be nice if I could define which icon I want to use for a folder (similar as in Windoooows)
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Data Connections - new class: Notes  

: Domino Designer / @dbcolumn @dblookup connections
: @dbcolumn, @dblookup, connections
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 25 2009 / (4)
: Open
a pain in the ass when giving support on a Notes application or when making modifications is that without a system description or a scan using third party tools it is hard to see which dependencies their are to other Notes systems.
 
@dbcolumn and @dblookup commands have the reference ...
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be able to align text inside a field

: Domino Designer / field alignment middle
: field, alignment, middle
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 22 2009 / (,

be able to align text inside a field

: Domino Designer / field alignment middle
: field, alignment, middle
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 22 2009 / (1)
: Withdrawn
I have a number field of 4 characters wide. It would be nice if I could set the alignment for the entered values INSIDE the field.
 
So alignment on the whole field, PLUS alignment for the text INSIDE the field
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Copy Style

: Domino Designer / style properties
: style, properties
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 14 2009 / (2)
: Open
A great time saver would be to be able to copy all style settings for text, tables, hotspots and paste them somewhere else.
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outline - inidividual settings for selected / highlighted levels  

: Domino Designer / outline entries formatting text
: outline, entries, formatting, text
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 09 2009 / (1)
: Open
the options for the outline are a bit restricted.
 
for example: you can not set the text to bold for selected levels without changing it also for normal entries
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xml / json plain option

: Domino Designer / view json dxl readviewentries
: view, json, dxl, readviewentries
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2009 / (0)
: Open
how often do you need the full yadayada when using the ?readviewentries?
 
it would be nice to be able to specify the option that you want the output without the timestamp, position, toplevelentries ... info
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Notes client view navigation - got to bottom/top, jump x number of entries

: Domino Designer / views navigation
: views, navigation
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2009 / (5)
: Open
navigating to views in the notes client is using the scrollbar, pressing the PgUp and PgDn keys or using the arrow keys.
 
i guess in some conditions it would be userfriendly to be able to action buttons with options to add a jump to top/bottom function or way to ...
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Improve @SetViewInfo

: Domino Designer / view filtering view filtering filter
: view, filtering, view filtering filter
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2009 / (0)
: Open
http://welovenotesbut.com/blog/?p=24
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Use the columnName in @DBColumn (instead of columnNumber)

: Domino Designer / column @dbcolumn programmatic name
: column, @dbcolumn, programmatic name
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2009 / (2)
: Open
in case the @dbcolumn function could use the programmatic name of a column instead of the columnnumber it would be easier to make updates on views.
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remove a view with (naming_structure) from the open/go-to options or add another property to hide them

: Domino Designer / view link opening
: view link, opening
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2009 / (2)
: Open
if you name a view with () it will not be available from the normal application - goto option.
 
mostly you use these name constructions for system views; for example for dbcolumn functionality
 
when keeping the shift+Alt keys down these views appear again in the options list.
 
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computed text - lotusscript

: Domino Designer / computed_text @formula lotusscript
: computed_text, @formula, lotusscript
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 19 2009 / (1)
: Open
since you can do more with LotusScript compared with formula, making LS available under computed text would create new opportunities.
 
for example db.alldocuments and dc.count would give me the number of documents in a database. how easily would i do this with formula?
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Database Open option - Open in containing Folder  

: Domino Designer / open folder database directory
: open, folder, database, directory
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 16 2009 / (0)
: Open
a good option for downloads in Firefox that you have the option to open a file highlighted in its containing folder. I guess it would be helpful to have something for (local) databases on your workspace.
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Option to embed Flash movies

: Notes Client / adobe flash object embedded
: adobe, flash, object, embedded
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 14 2009 / (2)
: Open
my 'rich client' does not seem to be so rich. i guess (adobe) flash has become quiet a standard for the web. why not make it a standard object that can be embedded for the Notes client?
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Extend options to set preferences for Rich Text

: Notes Client / rich text preferences
: rich text, preferences
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 10 2009 / (3)
: Open
I wasting daily time on formatting rich text items such as links (color, format) , tables (number of rows, columns), font-types, font-sizes etcetera.
 
It seems not possible to define 'my style' and have it easy available for me.
 
Would it be easier to have in stead of the ...
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Open in client - extend with Web browser

: Domino Designer / client web browser open database launch
: client, web browser, open, database launch
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 06 2009 / (0)
: Open
OKej, so (in 8.5) you have from Designer the option to open the application in the client directly from the right mouse menu. Why not the same option but then for the web browser and open the application with the default launch option for the web?
 
Would save me ...
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Create a hotspot via LotusScript

: Domino Designer / hotspot lotusscript
: hotspot, lotusscript
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 05 2009 / (3)
: Open
I would like to be able to simply create a hotspot via LotusScript, similar to creating a document link
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collapsible section - use your own images

: Domino Designer / section collapse
: section, collapse
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 28 2009 / (2)
: Open
I would like to see possible to use your own images for collapsible sections. For example a plus / minus image instead of the 'Notes' twisties.
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Copy location under a hotspot  

: Domino Designer / hotspot location url
: hotspot, location, url
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 28 2009 / (2)
: Withdrawn
I would like to be able to copy the url in a hotspot to the clipboard, just the way I am used to copy an url to the clipboard in a webbrowser
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Show when / Hide when option for tabbed table

: Domino Designer / table tabs hide formula
: table, tabs, hide, formula
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 27 2009 / (1)
: Open
Add a show when / hide when option for a tabbed table for individual tabs.
 
Nowadays I have to set a hide when for the whole content of the table under the tab, pretty unhandy.
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Enable JavaScript support in Framesets  

: Notes Client / javascript frameset frame support
: javascript, frameset, frame, support
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 15 2009 / (0)
: Open
When activating JavaScript that is being run within a frameset you get the error message:
 
JavaScript is only supported within a document.
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Include in Menu (Form property) -> extend to right mouse click db  

: Domino Designer / form menu right-click database
: form, menu, right-click, database
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 14 2009 / (6)
: Open
If we could extend this form property (include in menu) to be available when right-click a database from the workspace a lot of times we avoid that in a default frame a view is being loaded from which the index will be rebuilt first.
 
Okej, this is inproper application ...
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Button to enable / disable proxy

: Notes Client / proxy settings location
: proxy, settings, location
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 05 2009 / (0)
: Open
this idea is actually coming from firefox where you can install an add-on to enable / disable the usage of a proxy.
 
nowadays I have to switch between location documents to use / not use a proxy.
 
a button/icon in the right-bottom would be more user friendly.
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Possibility to be able to add a footer section to a form

: Domino Designer / footer header form
: footer, header, form
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 24 2009 / (1)
: Withdrawn
We have the option to add a header section to a Notes Form.
 
It would be really nice to be able to add a similar secton for a footer to the Form. Then I could select as option: 'always show footer' Y/N.
 
By this way I could easily ...
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@GetTargetFrame function

: Domino Designer / @settargetframe
: @settargetframe
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 23 2009 / (1)
: Open
I would like to see added a @GetTargetFrame which gives me the name of the design element that is displayed in the defined target frame.
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RefreshFrame @Command - LotusScript equivalent

: Domino Designer / refresh frame lotusscript command
: refresh, frame, lotusscript, command
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 12 2009 / (1)
: Open
I cant find an equivalent in LS for the RefreshFrame @Command in the Designer help so I assume it is not there.
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Enable soft deletions for Personal Journal

: Notes Client / soft deletions deletion personal journal
: soft deletions, deletion, personal, journal
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 10 2009 / (0)
: Open
Oh my god! I made a meeting report in my Personal Journal and by accident I deleted the document. Now I have no way to recover it since soft deletions is not enabled by default here.

Put this on and provide away to recover my deletions IBM Lotus!
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Overall search option

: Notes Client / mail search views
: mail, search, views
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 31 2009 / (6)
: Withdrawn
I would like to see search that expands the view/folder I have open. Sometimes I am looking for related documents that can be in my inbox, draft, folders or sent. I do not want go through all the views / folders separate to see if a related document is in ...
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Insert Horizontal Rule - Popup with improved examples  

: Domino Designer / horizontal rule
: horizontal rule
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 31 2009 / (0)
: Open
Personnaly I do not use it that often but I see users using in their mails trying to put certain information into visible separate blocks.
 
The default Horizontal Rule is just plain ugly and does not fit with the Eclipse based client. The variation options are also quiet limited.
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New number format column style property: index  

: Domino Designer / column view formatting sorting
: column, view, formatting, sorting
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 30 2009 / (1)
: Open
Just a simple time-saver for good looking views:
 
It would be nice to be able to sort values writing with a dot notation as an index
 
if you write an index as text with a dot notation and try this to sort in a column number .10  is placed above ...
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Improved print css for standard templates

: Domino Designer / print printing css
: print, printing, css
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2009 / (0)
: Open

I come from a generation that reads newspapers and sometimes I find it more relaxing to read printed material than reading from a screen.

So whenever I want to print a page from the Domino WIKI I get all the colored backgrounds included which just kills the toner cartridge.

I ...

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Default rendering of content for rich text field  

: Domino Designer / rich text default content
: rich text, default, content
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 10 2009 / (3)
: Open

I do not know how hard this is to create but what would be a timesaver for a lot of us is to create some default content for a rich text field in Designer and have it generated in the Notes client.

For example for new documents I would like to have a table ...

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Font List  

: Domino Designer / default_fonts fonts
: default_fonts, fonts
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 10 2009 / (1)
: Open
I really dont think the boxes / dropdown lists when selecting a specifc font help me much. It is just too much scrolling!
 
Most of the time I am quiet limited to the number of different fonts I use, so could it be possible to define a custom font ...
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Column style as Number - Number Format = Weight  

: Domino Designer / column numeric style formatting weights view view_column
: column, numeric, style, formatting, weights, view, view_column
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 04 2009 / (1)
: Open
I am working on a View in an ordering system and I would like to display the correct weights for orders.
 
It would be handy to be able to select a number format as Weight for the column so I would not have to worry about the correct conversion ...
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Themes referable from a database

: Domino Designer / themes replica centralize
: themes, replica, centralize
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 30 2009 / (0)
: Open
in 8.5, you would have to ensure that the file existed on each server's file system. it would be better to have the file existing on a replicable db and refer to that db via a replicaID.
 
my administrators will shoot me if I come with the request to ...
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Improve the Undo function - DB icons / Workspace page

: Notes Client / undo workspace workspace page
: undo, workspace, workspace page
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2009 / (0)
: Open
I have no idea where the Edit\Undo function all applies on, but for me this function may be extended to a lot more. For example the deletion of database icons, are workspace tabs/pages.
 
Especially with Notes 8 it seems very easy/sensitive to delete a set of database icons from ...
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disable the ViewShowSearchBar @command for a View  

: Domino Designer / view search searchview command
: view, search, searchview, command
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 18 2008 / (1)
: Open

why can't we disable the ViewShowSearchBar @Command  for a View?

Sometimes i use a view as a way to create a navigation menu in an application, but this gets messed up when the ViewShowSearchBar @Command has been used previously.

please add a view option that the searchbar will never ever show up!

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Text editor toolbar for rich text fields (Notes client)  

: Domino Designer / body richtext editor
: body, richtext, editor
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 03 2008 / (0)
: Open

The option to show an editable text-editor toolbar for a rich text field in the Notes client would not only make the UI a bit more professional. It would also make it possible to move action buttons that I nowadays have to locate in the normal action bar into such ...

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Local database: Open containing folder  

: Notes Client / local database folder open
: local, database, folder, open
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 01 2008 / (0)
: Open
for local databases the option to open just the containing folder would be a timesaver to navigate through your local data structure (see attached image).
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Preview 'About' and 'Using this database'  

: Domino Designer / preview browser about using resources
: preview, browser, about, using, resources
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2008 / (0)
: Open
Just a simple consistency check for Designer and Notes client...
 
From the Designer client there is no option available to do a preview of the 'using this database' and 'about this database' documents. From the Notes client there is.
 
For the developer it can be helpfull to have ...
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Make @DocChildren / @DocSiblings / @DocDescendants work in any other formula

: Domino Designer / @formula @function @dblookup @dbcolumn
: @formula, @function, @dblookup, @dbcolumn
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 09 2008 / (3)
: Open

this could be usefullfor example build tagclouds via @dbcolumn / @dblookup

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Agent - Treat content as HTML  

: Domino Designer / agent agents passthruhtml
: agent, agents, passthruhtml
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 08 2008 / (4)
: Open
for ajaxian approaches it is not desired that agent print out by default html as you can see in the attached image. it would be nice if you could check a box which makes sure that web agents do not cast out more than you desire.
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Gradient background color for forms / pages

: Domino Designer / gradient background color
: gradient, background, color
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 08 2008 / (3)
: Open
This is currently not supported for forms and pages, however for tables it is supported.
 
Probably this will not be supported for the web...
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Support for group boxes  

: Domino Designer / box form fields fieldset legend
: box, form, fields, fieldset, legend
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 30 2008 / (4)
: Open
Support of groupboxes. There are workarounds using layers but yeah these are workarounds...
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Improve the order appearance of columns (and make they adjustable)  

: Domino Designer / column designer
: column, designer
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 25 2008 / (2)
: Open
for the designer the adjusted width of the columns is being recognized the next time you open designer.
 
but to my opinion the ordering of the columns may also be adjustable.
 
if i work as a single designer on a database the appearance icons have more value that ...
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Default icon set for database  

: Domino Designer / icon database workspace iconset
: icon, database, workspace, iconset
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 24 2008 / (1)
: Open
when the workspace is being maintained for the notes client it can help us to include a default set of icons to choose as database icon, just like you have in your system when you customize the icon for a folder (see image).
 
not so originally, but sometimes a timesaver
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Decent (error) report when trying to refresh a design  

: Domino Designer / design refresh template
: design, refresh, template
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 24 2008 / (0)
: Open

When a design refresh initiated via the Designer client fails one of the few ways to see 'what' and 'where' things went wrong is the statusbar.

Not really a helpful way of reporting and a bad start to start your research in the cause.

 

Note: the attached file does ...

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Tag my databases  

: Notes Client / tags workspace desktop database
: tags, workspace, desktop, database
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 19 2008 / (2)
: Open
While other programs (tags2find,...) allow you to tag your documents on you local machine would it be a tought to have the ability to tag the databases on your workspace or installed on your local machine?
 
From a tagcloud then I could open a tagged database?
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Run consistency check on the background?

: Notes Client / consistency check task database
: consistency, check, task, database
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 19 2008 / (7)
: Withdrawn
Today I started my Notes client and a consistency check on one of the databases on my workspace prohibited me to start using the Notes client directly (it took about 5 minutes to perform the check).
 
Why can't such a task run on the background or when I want to ...
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Recycle bin for designer?

: Domino Designer / delete design designer remove restore recycle dustbin
: delete, design, designer, remove, restore, recycle, dustbin
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 30 2008 / (6)
: Withdrawn
Maybe this is so simple, you would not think of it.
 
Would it be great to be able to restore deteled design elemens (views, forms, pages, etc) from a recycle bin?
 
I never seen it in all those years of Notes development....
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Set your connection speed for testing  

: Domino Designer / connection speed test bandwidth
: connection, speed, test, bandwidth
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 29 2008 / (4)
: Open

My workplace is practically near the servers (read: same city) but for collegues working abroad, in other continents the connection speed for their network is much less, and even when they connect to a server that is outside their network performance goes down rapidly.

It would help (and create a ...

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Support the coloring of a checkbox

: Domino Designer / checkbox color gui forms fields field
: checkbox, color, gui, forms, fields, field
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 01 2008 / (0)
: Open
I guess this is more a fix than an idea, but never late then never:
 
If I select a color for a checkbox field it is not supported (mines become standard black)
 
Bold and italic is supported...
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Disable option for the No documents found return for empty embedded views  

: Domino Designer / embedded view h2 documents
: embedded, view, h2, documents
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 26 2008 / (3)
: Withdrawn

I would like to have the option to turn of the 'no documents found' H2 tag for embedded views, this is extremely annoying if you use a page in combination with an embedded view to create an JS array.

I use it often in AJAX functionality in combination with the ...

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Option to set a default workspace page to open

: Notes Client / workspace tabs default setting page
: workspace, tabs, default, setting, page
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 19 2008 / (5)
: Open

organising workspaces pages are a crime nowadays.

why not have the option to set a workspace page as a default workspace page to be opened at startup?

this would avoid that I have to move my favourite databases at a moment to the first workspace page

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Change database icon from database properties

: Domino Designer / icon database
: icon, database
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2008 / (3)
: Complete
Why do we have to digg so deep in Designer if we want to change the icon for a database (Other\Database resources\Icon) ?
 
Wouldnt it be much better to be change the icon from the database properties, preferably from a list gathered from "shared resource\images"
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@GetFirstDocument and @GetNextDocument for view

: Domino Designer / view notes notesviewentry @function
: view, notes, notesviewentry, @function
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2008 / (0)
: Open
would it be so hard to get an @GetFirstDocument and @GetNextDocument function in comibination with the OpenView @Command?
 
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background color text pop-up  

: Domino Designer / pop-up background color
: pop-up, background, color
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 06 2008 / (2)
: Open
just a simple question, but why is the default background color for a text pop-up or formula pop-up always yellow?
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full support of HTML and JavaScript for workspace.dialogbox

: Domino Designer / dialogbox html javascript
: dialogbox, html, javascript
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 20 2008 / (5)
: Open

full support for HTML and JavaScript when presenting a form in a dialogbox window would increase the look and functionality of the dialogbox (Notes client).

Nowadays passthru html is supported but a simple

<div style="border:1px solid #FF000;"> My div</div>

has not the desired effect.

I would also like support for ...

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Save my 'workspace' as a 'workplace'

: Domino Designer / settings designer desktop workspace
: settings, designer, desktop, workspace
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 25 2008 / (2)
: Open
in Photoshop you have the option to save and reload your workspace so you can re-use it later, having all your customized settings at your hand.
 
it would be great to have this ability also in Designer.
 
especially when you work for different companies/customers, with their specific color ...
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Comment option for Shared ACTION

: Domino Designer / shared comment action
: shared, comment, action
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 08 2008 / (2)
: Open
nice to have ...
 
SORRY I MEANT SHARED ACTION NOT SHARED COLUMN...
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Option to use icons in buttons  

: Domino Designer / button forms icons icon graphics
: button, forms, icons, icon, graphics
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 08 2008 / (1)
: Open
Notes (Hotspot) buttons are pretty dull.
 
The option to use an icon/image could improve the user experience.
 
The support for 'Notes client only' would already be an improvement.
 
http://www.codestore.net/store.nsf/unid/BLOG-20040712?OpenDocument
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Improved file upload system  

: Domino Designer / upload attachment web file
: upload, attachment, web, file
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2008 / (3)
: Open
When working with uploaded files the default Domino solution for showing and removing uploaded files looks 'ugly' and too basic and therefor almost always requires a work-around.
 
Some basic modifications like:
 
- the option 'don' t show file uploads from the web at the bottom of this page' 
or
- the option 'show ...
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Workspace update

: Notes Client / workspace icons desktop
: workspace, icons, desktop
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 03 2008 / (1)
: Open
after reading this post, I would more options to get my workspace organized:
 
- resizing icon size
- adding bg colors to my db icons
- mouse over effect, to give Notes some improved UI improvement (lighten up bg? thumbnail 'lightbox' effect of default db launch option?
- option to ...
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@Random for lists

: Domino Designer / @formula lists
: @formula, lists
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2007 / (4)
: Open
if my text list look like:
 
textList:= "London" : "Stockholm" : "New York" :"Bagdad"
 
I would then like to be able to use
 
@Random(textList)
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-20
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separate the presentation from the behaviour

: Domino Designer / template templates presentation database design client ui css views
: template, templates, presentation, database, design, client, ui, css, views
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2007 / (,

separate the presentation from the behaviour

: Domino Designer / template templates presentation database design client ui css views
: template, templates, presentation, database, design, client, ui, css, views
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 21 2007 / (3)
: Withdrawn

in web-applications it is rule to separate the presentation, behaviour and content from each other.

how is it in Notes applications? the presentation resides in the behaviour (template)

one database, sorry application may function completely the same as another database, yet if the coloring across different design elements in the applications is different i ...

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17
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Option to display a document within a frameset

: Domino Designer / form forms frameset frame
: form, forms, frameset, frame
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 20 2007 / (3)
: Open
for the Notes client I sometimes think it is strange that you can present a view within a frame, but as soon as you open a document it breaks out of the frame and is presented in new tab window.
 
if you compare it to the web at least ...
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27
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NotesNewsletter improvements

: Domino Designer / notesnewsletter forms
: notesnewsletter, forms
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 19 2007 / (3)
: Open

I worked recently on an application where people could subscribe to a Newsletter, which was basically a NotesDocumentCollection transformed as a NotesNewsLetter.

Some problems I faced where:

- you can only specify 1 SubjectItemName. Multiple options/fields presented in a nice table would be much more nice.

- when creating the final document to ...

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24
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importing Shared Resources including the path names

: Domino Designer / imageresources resource shared import
: imageresources, resource, shared, import
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 16 2007 / (3)
: Open
when copying the files for Ext. files into a database I realized how nice it would be to be able to import multiple files at once and have the option to 'save' or 'store' the pathname into the name of the resource.
 
nowadays you select multiple files and after importing ...
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-8
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Have more than 1 "\" in the name of a form

: Domino Designer / form name
: form, name
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 14 2007 / (1)
: Open

currently only one "\" sign is allowed in the form name. why this is restricted I don't know, but to have more than 1 level would help to make your design structure more clearer....

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17
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the option to have document ID returned by a picklist

: Domino Designer / picklist document id
: picklist, document, id
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 12 2007 / (2)
: Open
the ability to have the document id of the selected document(s) returned without having to add a column with the documentID in it would save having to create those workarounds...
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@Command to specify the insertion point in a field

: Domino Designer / @function command insertion field
: @function, command, insertion, field
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2007 / (,

@Command to specify the insertion point in a field

: Domino Designer / @function command insertion field
: @function, command, insertion, field
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2007 / (3)
: Withdrawn

it would be nice to have a command where you can specify the insertion point in a field.

for example if I want to insert a file upload at the bottom of a RT field I can use the work-around:

@Command( [EditGotoField] ; "Body" ); @Command( [EditSelectAll] ); @Command( [EditCut] ...

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Have an visual indicator in a field how the data in it is being generated?

: Domino Designer / field fields
: field, fields
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 11 2007 / (4)
: Open
can we have an visual indicator on a field in designer which shows us HOW the data for a field is being generated?
 
something like E for editable, CFD for computed for display, CWC for computed when composed etcetera.
 
nowadays we have an indicator which shows us what ...
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MaxResult parameter in @DbColumn

: Domino Designer / @formula @dbcolumn
: @formula, @dbcolumn
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 08 2007 / (4)
: Open
The possibility to add an additional parameter to @DbColumn where I can define the maximum results I want to have returned:
 
@DbColumn( class : cache ; server : database ; view ; columnNumber ; maxResult )
 
In stead of getting the complete chunk of results back now I only ...
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Alt text for icons in a view

: Domino Designer / icons icon view
: icons, icon, view
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2007 / (,

Alt text for icons in a view

: Domino Designer / icons icon view
: icons, icon, view
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2007 / (7)
: Withdrawn
wouldn't it be nice to have the option to add an alt/title text to an icon in a view when selecting the option 'display values as icons' ?
 
for example if I mover over an icon with number 12 I get default the meaningless alt text: 'Pencil Icon'.
 
...
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Option to add a legend to a Notes View

: Domino Designer / legend view
: legend, view
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 07 2007 / (3)
: Open

An design element I can add as an option to my view in display mode where I can specify what the information in the view contains.

For example when one of the table headers is labbeled CR, in the legend I can say that CR stands for Change Request.

I ...

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Column - Totals: useless for display values as icons

: Domino Designer / view column icons
: view, column, icons
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 06 2007 / (2)
: Open
the total option for a column (tab 2)is pretty useless when the optoin is set 'display values as icons'.
 
much better would be to be able to provide a formula in combination with a custom icon, selectable from a resource or something
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ViewTemplate for multiple views

: Domino Designer / view template domino
: view, template, domino
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 05 2007 / (,

ViewTemplate for multiple views

: Domino Designer / view template domino
: view, template, domino
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 05 2007 / (6)
: Withdrawn
from a view I would like the option to select a form that will be used as a template to display a view.
 
nowadays I can define $$viewtemplate default and for all the other views I need to create a separate $$viewtemplate for form.
 
in order to decrease ...
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Change @DbTitle into @AppTitle

: Domino Designer / @formula
: @formula
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 05 2007 / (8)
: Withdrawn
Because IBM / Lotus wants us from a marketing perspective to call 'databases' 'applications' in release 8 I guess we may demand that the confusing @DbTitle must be renamed to something called @AppTitle
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Designer Help - distinguish between LotusScript AND Java help documents

: Domino Designer / designer help lotusscript java
: designer, help, lotusscript, java
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 03 2007 / (,

Designer Help - distinguish between LotusScript AND Java help documents

: Domino Designer / designer help lotusscript java
: designer, help, lotusscript, java
Patrick Kwinten22008 - 03 2007 / (8)
: Withdrawn

As a developer with NO Java experience, I am really NOT interested in all those Help documents that are related to Java.

A simple search on 'documentcollection' returns the first 10 document related to Java. Maybe I am looking for just LotusScript related documents?

Please make my work more effective ...



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Add HTTP2 support to Domino
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Please update Domino to fully support TLS (SSL v3.1)
23
allow copying file path from database properties infobox
29
Add Redo function to Notes client.
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Publish a roadmap!
2
Javascript editor that flags common errors between serverside & clientside
0
make it easier to get from view or form to its related XPage
16
Automate synchronization of Notebook from Notes client into mail like contacts
1
Client Version data is no longer collected after migrating to SmartCloud
60
CALDAV support for open calendar interoperability
8
SameTime file based chat history viewer Notes
7
Desktop Policy Settings Doc needs settings for full text index on local mail replicas
6
Sorted Search
14
modify, copy, paste multiple ACL entries at once
77
Delegate Ownership of a meeting
10
Archiving Emails (Selection Criteria)
10
Background-rebuild views when saved in Designer
10
Clicking the Quickflag icon on an already flagged e-mail should remove the flag
21
Possibility to be logged at the same time another ID in Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino Administrator.
13
Search capability in Server Console
22
Single File Expeditor Download
19
Interate the ST NameChange Task into AdminP
15
provide admin tool to force-stop Amgr & Runonserver tasks






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