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cursor navigation through radio button field shouldn't change value

: Notes Client / ui
: ui
Paul Davies12361 - 23 2011 / (4)
: Open
to demonstrate this problem: Create a form with a few text fields and place a radio button field with 2 or more values in the middle of the text fields. i.e. TEXT TEXT RADIO TEXT TEXT. Create a document with the form and reopen it in edit mode
 
Use ...
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allow copying from the status bar history

: Notes Client / status bar
: status bar
Paul Davies12361 - 20 2010 / (1)
: Open
You can now highlight an entry in the status bar history, but this is pointless unless you can copy it to the clipboard.
 
Please allow copying!
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Allow an in-line image size to be lockable

: Domino Designer / in-line image
: in-line image
Paul Davies12361 - 28 2010 / (1)
: Open
The properties for an in-line image includes Scaling, i.e. Width and Height in %age and a Reset button
 
99% of the time I use the reset button is the reset the image after it rescales itself just simply by being clicked on. This is usually just to access the ...
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CTRL BREAK to end formula agent execution entirely

: Domino Designer / agents
: agents
Paul Davies12361 - 10 2010 / (1)
: Open
if you had an agent which acts on many documentss and displays a message like this...
 
Select @all;
@promt([OK];"Subject";Subject);
 
then CTRL BREAK does not terminate the agent, it merely acknowledges the @Prompt and the agent continues to the next document in the database. Your only choice is to ...
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IBM to incorporate dsktool.exe into the Client

: Notes Client / bookmarks
: bookmarks
Paul Davies12361 - 30 2009 / (1)
: Open
 
It has not been updated since R6, but I've just run it on an R8 client to remove an old server name from all the bookmarks, and it worked perfectly.
 
This tool really ought to be incorporated into the Notes ...
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context menu for views to be more intuitive by including 'Copy as View Link' option

: Notes Client / view link
: view link
Paul Davies12361 - 13 2009 / (0)
: Open
If you right-click a view in a standard outline (not eclipse) you are presented with an option of 'Copy as Document Link', which copies a link to whichever document is in context in another frame
 
It would make more sense if this option was replaced by 'Copy as View ...
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Allow Server Titles to be displayed on Database icons

: Notes Client / server title
: server, title
Paul Davies12361 - 29 2009 / (0)
: Open
You can show server names on icons, but typically these days, server names are pretty unreadable and confusing to end users.
 
It would be more beneficial to display the server title instead e.g. John Smith on London UK Server 1 rather than John Smith on LONLDMAIL01
 
This should also ...
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Allow custom colours for text

: Domino Designer / text font color colour custom
: text, font, color, colour, custom
Paul Davies12361 - 17 2009 / (0)
: Open
Text is limited to the 256 colour pallette. You may be able to set text to a custom colour but it will revert to its nearest equivalent.
 
 
I have a very upset Communication Manager who has just spent a fortune on a ...
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Set Selection for Embedded views when they are embedded

: Domino Designer / embedded view selection
: embedded, view, selection
Paul Davies12361 - 17 2009 / (3)
: Open

A possible solution to overcoming the problems associated with embedded views and not being able to sort the columns etc could be to set the selection criteria for the view at runtime - e.g. as a property of the embedded View object and not at the View level itself. This would take precedence ...

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Field property to display as text in read mode (or formula returns true)

: Notes Client / field display text
: field, display, text
Paul Davies12361 - 24 2009 / (0)
: Open

Fields that involve a specific control for data entry, e.g. radio buttons, check boxes, combo boxes and dates also display the same way in read mode (although the control element may be greyed out). This is untidy and can be confusing to end users and so developers typically pair these ...

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Spell check should work in all mail/calendar text fields

: Notes Client / spell check spelling
: spell check, spelling
Paul Davies12361 - 16 2009 / (0)
: Open
If you use the Request Information function in a calendar entry, then a dialog is used to get your input. This produces an email to the chair, however inline spell checking does not work.
 
Spell checking should be available for all text fields in email/calendar, including subject fields.
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'Attachment deleted by xxx' text to use a readable font

: Notes Client / attachment deletion
: attachment deletion
Paul Davies12361 - 12 2009 / (0)
: Open
If you opt to reply to a mail message without attachments, then the attachment is replaced with the text 'Attachments deleted by xxx on xxx' The font for this text is not specificaly defined and it takes the font in use at the point the attachment was at.
 
In a ...
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Confirm with User before Restore All of trash mail

: Notes Client / trash restore
: trash, restore
Paul Davies12361 - 26 2009 / (0)
: Open
I have no idea if this is already addressed in 8.5
 
If you click 'Restore All' in your trash folder, you do not get a confirmation and all your trash is restored. Not much fun if you clicked it by mistake.
 
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View\Go to menu option to be available in any context

: Notes Client / view go to
: view, go to
Paul Davies12361 - 17 2008 / (0)
: Open
The menu option view\Go to... [view dialog] is only available if you already have a view open or from the workspace. If you have a page open, then it is not available.
 
This option should be made available in any context.
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Options to prevent mail delivery if user is out of office

: Notes Client / ooo out of office delivery options
: ooo, out of office, delivery options
Paul Davies12361 - 12 2008 / (2)
: Open
We currently have the option to 'not receive out of office' notices in the delivery options of an email. It doesn't work very well, but the concept is good.
 
I would also like to have an option of 'Do not deliver to recipients who are currently out of office'. ...
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Provide a File\Save As Hyperlink

: Notes Client / save hyperlink document
: save hyperlink document
Paul Davies12361 - 11 2008 / (0)
: Open
You can currently drag any Notes document to the file system and it will be dropped as a notes:// protocol hyperlink back to the document.
 
This very same funcionality should also be provided by a menu option as this is frankly more intuitive
 
This is in addition to ...
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Calendar Entry reminder pop-up to not steal focus from other applications

: Notes Client / calendar reminder pop-up
: calendar reminder pop-up
Paul Davies12361 - 06 2008 / (5)
: Open
Currently the pop-up reminder for a calendar entry not only takes the focus from whichever application you are using, but also switches the focus back to the Notes client (being it's parent window) after it has been snoozed or OK'ed.
 
This is extremely annoying when you are using a ...
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inbox refresh should cancel new mail indicator in system tray

: Notes Client / mail indicator
: mail, indicator
Paul Davies12361 - 02 2008 / (0)
: Open
If you choose to have new mail messages notified by an icon in the system tray, then the icon should disappear if you switch to, or refresh your inbox.
 
The indicator is fairly useless unless you are in the habit of double-clicking it to open new mail.
 
I would ...
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Allow in line pasting into server console command line

: Domino Administrator / server console
: server, console
Paul Davies12361 - 24 2008 / (4)
: Open

I frequently copy a database name, or an agent name with the intention of using it in the server console command line.

However, when you paste, whatever you had typed previously gets deleted. You have to paste the text, then edit your command around it.

It should not be difficult ...

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Make @IsCategory return a simple True or False that can be used in other formulae

: Domino Designer / view column category
: view, column, category
Paul Davies12361 - 14 2008 / (4)
: Open
anyone who has tried to use @IsCategory, probably to colour a view row will know just how strange this formula is, i.e. it's result cannot be used in any other formulae
 
Can we have it just return a True or a False instead, or at the very least make it work ...
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Better visibility of selected bookmarks/design elements  

: Domino Designer / visibility designer bookmarks
: visibility, designer, bookmarks
Paul Davies12361 - 30 2008 / (3)
: Open

I simply would like to see a much higher contrast between the selected and non-selected Recent Database bookmarks in the designer client. The shades of grey being used mean it can be very difficult at times to see which is the current bookmark. The icons don't help as I tend ...

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label property for fields/items

: Domino Designer / field label
: field, label
Paul Davies12361 - 11 2008 / (4)
: Open
I would like to see a property of a field that can be used to set it's 'plain language' label.
It could be accessed via @ThisLabel or by item.label
 
This would be useful in any formula/script that needs to display a plain language description to the user, i.e. validation messages....
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New copy of database improvements

: Notes Client / copy database
: copy, database
Paul Davies12361 - 15 2008 / (1)
: Open
when copying a database, the new icon doesn't appear on the workspace until the copy is complete, and when it does, the title and template name is blank.
 
For very large dbs, or slow connections it can take some time before the copy completes, if you get distracted before ...
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make the Calendar context menu consistent

: Notes Client / calendar context menu
: calendar, context, menu
Paul Davies12361 - 07 2008 / (0)
: Open

there is an odd inconsistency with the Calendar context menu.

e.g. create an all-day event. in the Calendar - right-click the event and the full context menu appears with clipboard options

Right-click on an empty part of your calendar and you get a very short context menu with no clipboard options

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keyboard shortcut for home page/replicator page

: Notes Client / keyboard shortcut
: keyboard, shortcut
Paul Davies12361 - 06 2008 / (0)
: Open
CTRL H to take you to your home page
CTRL R to take you to the replicator page
 
unless they are already used. I tried to find out, but every time I open client help, Notes crashes!
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Lock the toolbars

: Notes Client / lock toolbar
: lock, toolbar
Paul Davies12361 - 06 2008 / (6)
: Open
I've become quite tired with finding my toolbars in a different location or size almost every time I open Notes
 
can't we simply lock them in position
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Local compact task to display progress

: Notes Client / compact task
: compact, task
Paul Davies12361 - 24 2008 / (0)
: Open
basically - the same idea as this linked idea in the Domino Administrator ideaspace but for local databases.
 
We have this nice shiny new progress indicator, yet local tasks, such as Compact don't display on it, however other local tasks such as Refresh Design do.
 
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Shared column improvements

: Domino Designer / shared column
: shared, column
Paul Davies12361 - 11 2008 / (2)
: Open

1. When choosing to share a column in a view, an additional option to replace the selected column with the newly created shared column would be beneficial

2. when inserting or appending a shared column, the dialog should stay open to allow you to insert more, or simply allow multiple ...

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Duplicate recipient dialog to be displayed when mail is sent via code

: Notes Client / mail
: mail
Paul Davies12361 - 09 2008 / (4)
: Open
if a mailsend or .send command results in a failure becaue of multiple names being found, then the user ought to have the choice of trying to resolve the duplication or cancelling the send rather than just a failure message
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'Multiple name found when sending mail' dialog to show which directory the name was found in

: Notes Client / mail
: mail
Paul Davies12361 - 09 2008 / (1)
: Open
if you have a multiple name found issue when sending mail, you are presented with a dialog.
 
Neither the dialog, or the additional details show you which directory each name is in to help you identify the duplication issue.
 
It would be a simple matter to include the ...
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Copy URL link to clipboard option

: Notes Client / url
: url
Paul Davies12361 - 09 2008 / (1)
: Open
when you receive a URL link in an email - I would like to see the option of right-click/copy link to clipboard
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Menu bar menus to refresh properly for context

: Notes Client / menus
: menus
Paul Davies12361 - 09 2008 / (1)
: Open
I have found that the menu options often don't refresh properly e.g. create a private agent for a db, switch back to the client and try to select the agent from the Actions mnenu, and the menu is empty. Switching to a different view and back again generally solves the ...
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Calendar invite to display appropriate action buttons when viewed in preview pane

: Notes Client / calendar invite
: calendar, invite
Paul Davies12361 - 09 2008 / (2)
: Open
If you use the preview (either side or bottom) in mail, then you can respond to mail as usual as the view contains the relevant action buttons, however if you preview a calendar invite, then you have to fully open it to respond to the invite.
 
The appropriate action ...
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Rename db filename option

: Domino Administrator / rename
: rename
Paul Davies12361 - 09 2008 / (6)
: Open
simple - option to rename a db's flename without having to go through Move database dialog.
 
Adminp can still process as a move as required
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Categorized column values to stay on screen when scrolling

: Notes Client / views
: views
Paul Davies12361 - 03 2008 / (2)
: Open
If you have a view with some categorized columns, then scrolling down the view means that the category values will scroll up out of sight.
 
It would be extremely useful, if some sort of mechanism could be developed to show what the values are of categorized columns, even if ...
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Field/object selection during design

: Domino Designer / designer
: designer
Paul Davies12361 - 21 2007 / (0)
: Open

during design - when a field on a form has focus, it is not possible to tell at a glance which field is selected once the keyboad focus moves to the properites box/IDE. This is a major annoyance and contributes to poor eye health.

the field in focus should have ...

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formula field properties

: Domino Designer / @formula
: @formula
Paul Davies12361 - 21 2007 / (1)
: Open
I would like to see all properties of fields that use formulae to be moved to the IDE pane instead, i.e.
 
lookup formulas, hidewhens, captions etc
 
this allows the functionality of the IDE to applied to these formulas (colours, attribute help etc)
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Files tab

: Domino Administrator / files
: files
Paul Davies12361 - 20 2007 / (4)
: Open
when viewing Files in Domino administrator, I wish that a refresh (F9) would leave you on the same folder you were viewing.
 
I also wish you could drag and drop files between folders (and even servers!). This would still have to go through Adminp of course, it would just ...
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Context menu: Mark as read/unread

: Notes Client / unread marks
: unread, marks
Paul Davies12361 - 20 2007 / (3)
: Open
just like every other email client in the world (probably!)
 
right-click on a view - mark as read/unread
 
can be disabled if the db does not maintain unread marks.
 
yes - I know about the Insert key as a shortcut to this, but sometimes I am in ...
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Table enhancements

: Domino Designer / tables
: tables
Paul Davies12361 - 06 2007 / (15)
: Open
  • split table option
  • ability to delete rows without having to split merged cells first (JFDI!)
  • column widths to be what I want them to be and to stick to it!
  • hidden columns
  • different properties dialog for tables that stays open (properties enhancements in general as per other ideas)  or ...
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list of objects in left pane to be date-ordered  

: Domino Designer / designer
: designer
Paul Davies12361 - 23 2007 / (2)
: Open
In the designer client  recent databases pane, there is a list of objects under each object type (views forms etc). These lists are in alphabetical order.
 
As the list only shows a few at a time, it would be far more beneficial to show them in order of most recently ...
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F2 key to rename objecs

: Notes Client / rename
: rename
Paul Davies12361 - 23 2007 / (4)
: Open
simple one this. I wish you could rename design objects by pressing F2 (Windows standard) rather than having to perform 2 single clicks
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Quicker access to Refresh/Replace Design

: Domino Designer / refresh replace design
: refresh, replace, design
Paul Davies12361 - 21 2007 / (3)
: Open
I prefer to test changes by applying a new dsign to a test db from a template.
 
This can be quite tiresome with the number of right-clicks, and messages to get through.
 
A simple app in the OpenNTF codebin allowed you to refresh a db design with ...
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Preference dialog bugs  

: Notes Client / bug
: bug
Paul Davies12361 - 13 2007 / (0)
: Open
bug 1 - not always reproduceable.
open a view
open the toolbar preferences such that the dialog is above the view
select a toolbar icon, either in the selected toolbar or the available list.
Right-click
context menu for underlying document in view becomes available. See screenshot
 
bug 2 - ...
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Remove limit on copied documents

: Notes Client / copy documents
: copy, documents
Paul Davies12361 - 05 2007 / (1)
: Withdrawn
Remove the limit of 2335 documents that can be copied to the clipboard in any one time
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Inline Spell checking

: Notes Client / spell checking
: spell, checking
Paul Davies12361 - 05 2007 / (2)
: Withdrawn
It's about time that Notes Rich Text editor allowed inline spell checking, as is done in Word, Firefox, IE7, Oulook(!) etc.
 
Optional of course - but essential all the same 
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Property Dialog Enhancement

: Notes Client / properties dialog
: properties, dialog
Paul Davies12361 - 02 2007 / (6)
: Open
As well as allowing resized properties dialog the ability to see entire properties (e.g. filename) is crucial. So is the ability to copy a property to clipboard, e.g. Replica ID from the dialog.
 
I also think that all db properties should be availble from one dialog, i.e. main properties, ...
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Transfer a folder of documents between databases

: Domino Administrator / transfer documents email folder
: transfer, documents, email, folder
Paul Davies12361 - 01 2007 / (4)
: Open
We often get asked to transfer folders of email between users (i.e. on role change).
 
This is similar to the linked idea for calendars, but for email messages.
 
I have written an agent that copies entire folders from one users mailfile to another users mailfile. Having this functionality ...
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Thread link

: Notes Client / view copy link
: view, copy, link
Paul Davies12361 - 01 2007 / (0)
: Open

Even since R3, I have thought that the view link would be more useful if it would open a view and move the selection point to the document in the view that was selected when the view was copied as a link.

That way you can link to an entire ...



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