Many websites that offer internal (non-internet) mail, show if the reciepient have opened/read the mail and/or replied to it. Typical examples are Myspace (see screenshot), some dating websites, etc.
Sometimes in a Notes environment you send a mail, and then you realize a few hours later, when you don't hear anything ...
PA's who manage mail for managers etc often request that when they read a document that their manager can see it has been read and therefore dwelt with, this is also beneficial for department alshared mail files (mail-in databases). It would be great if this was optional such as store ...
It would be very helpfull in (for example) a teamroom to mark a document read for all users, instead of for the current user only.
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 ...
Users inadvertently clicking the View Unread button, then claiming their e-mail disappeared could be avoided by a simple message box. "Are you sure you only want to view unread e-mails? Read messages will not be displayed" or something to that effect.
You know the problem..
A user asks you "Why does my mailbox icon display that I have 4 unread emails, but there are no unread emails in my inbox or folders?"
The answer is often because:
iNotes favicon should be dynamic like GMail's favicon to show that a new message has landed and/or the number of unread messages.
Tab used to go to the next unread document. This is still the case in all my other DBs, but not the mail DB. F4 still works, but tab is much more convenient. Please make it work again in the mail DB. Thanks!
A nice feature of Lotus Notes is that you can see the number of documents you have not read in a particular database (ahum sorry.. application) from the workspace.
The downside of this feature is that it assumes a document requires a persons attention if the user has not ...