Notes Client / workspace 


New Workspace

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace
Thomas Leriche1803 - 07 2009 / (1)
I'm really tired of the 1980's design of the workspace.  It has served Notes users well for over 20 years, but the time has come for a major and I mean MAJOR overhaul.  I look at the slick interfaces for iPhones, Blackberry, even Windows and wonder why my Notes workspace ...

Allow tabs on Workspace to be re-arranged

: Notes Client / Other
: tabs, workspace
Jos Janssen1809 - 21 2007 / (0)

The only way that I know off  to re-arrange tabs is to create a new tab move all databases from the old one to the new one and then delete the old tab. If you have many databases on that tab , it is quite time consuming.


Ability to remove old server names from the open database dialog

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace
David Hablewitz15116 - 24 2009 / (0)
As servers come and go, the list of server names cannot be updated to eliminate servers that no longer exist.  They remain forever until a new desktop8.ndk is created.  This is especially irritating for administrators and developers who work with test servers or servers from other domains.  Touch it once ...

Workspace update

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, icons, desktop
Patrick Kwinten21314 - 03 2008 / (0)
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 ...

Right-click, Arrange by..., in workspace pages

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, sort, arrange, right-click
Karen Demerly348 - 01 2007 / (1)
I'd like to be able to arrange my database icons by name, etc. on my workspace pages.  Like I can on my desktop.

Grey Workspace, still after all these years?

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace
Keith Brooks6439 - 08 2007 / (1)
I am tired of a grey background, or blue or whatever color my system uses that I can choose.
I want to have bmps, jpgs, animated ones even would be cool.
The younger generation wants easily customizable solutions.
Would it be so hard to just have a preference to change ...

Workspace background should be editable

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace
Keith Brooks6439 - 08 2008 / (0)
Why isn't the workspace configurable so if our company wants its logo on it we can do it?
It should be as simple as swapping a file, like it was in earlier versions.

Remove all workspace icons that refer to a selected server at once

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, icons
Rob Goudvis8695 - 26 2009 / (0)
It would be nice when there was a function that allows you to remove all workspace icons that refer to a selected server on the current workspace page are removed by a single function.
As a developer I always work on local replica's. This implies that there are workspace ...

New function "Clean-up workspace/bookmarks"

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace
Hynek Kobelka7940 - 04 2007 / (0)
I'd like to have a function which would allow me to "clean" my workspace from invalid chicklets and bookmarks.
It should do the following:
  • test for each local chicklet if the appropriate database really exists
  • test all chicklets for a specified server, if the appropriate database ...

Ability to manipulate Workspace

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, notes
David Camara1093 - 08 2007 / (0)
I still use the old workspace to access my databases but I find we don't have enough visibility and control over it. Ideally I'd like to open the desktop.dsk and be able to see 'Icons by server',  'by page', 'by title', 'by date open', 'by replica id', 'by filename' ... ...

Workspace Tabs

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: autosave, tabs, workspace
Jim Roysdon1264 - 23 2008 / (0)
There are times when my client locks up or worse, crashes. I've had multiple tabs open (mail, calendar, documents, etc). These were things that needed my attention and that got interupted when the client locked up. There should be a way to to save the tabs, as we do in ...

Databases as application bundles in workspace

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, icons, database, admin
Mark Sta Ana432 - 27 2008 / (0)
Now that we moved away from Databases to Applications as a concept ;) Why use the stack feature (currently used to keep replicas together) to keep related applications together.

You know the scenario, you have a front-end database that the user clicks on, but you still separate databases for ...

Option to set a default workspace page to open

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace, tabs, default, setting, page
Patrick Kwinten21314 - 19 2008 / (0)

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


Improve the Undo function - DB icons / Workspace page

: Notes Client / Other
: undo, workspace, workspace page
Patrick Kwinten21314 - 07 2009 / (0)
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 ...

Support for workspace using drag and drop

: Notes Client / Other Database Applications
: workspace, tabs, files, drag and drop, drag & drop, drag-and-drop
Vlad Sh10679 - 24 2009 / (0)
  1. Add the ability to drag tabs of workspace.
  2. Add support to drag and drop the file (nsf, ntf, box) from browser of the operating system to the workspace (the application's icon should be created automatically).
  3. Add the ability to drag and drop applications (nsf, ntf, box) from Admin ...

workspace management

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace
Jan Flipsen174 - 29 2008 / (0)
I would really like that the workspace (Yes i still use it and love it) is more manageable. For instance:
- Every new db link should be placed in a special tab in the workspace so you could easier delete the one's you don't want
- Cleanup agent (is also ...

add database-icons of newly opened db's to a dedicated workspace tab

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, tab, icon, database
Patrick Kwinten21314 - 20 2010 / (0)
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.

Drag & Drop Workspace icons to a specific spot on another tab, not the first open spot

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace
David Hablewitz15116 - 21 2010 / (0)
When dragging a Db icon from one Worspace tab to another, the user should be able to drop the icon in a specific place on the page.
Currently, When database icons are dragged from one workspace tab to another, the destination workspace page is not displayed.  It just drops ...

Zoomable Workspace

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: zoom-in, zoom-out, workspace, notes, client
Jim Roysdon1264 - 03 2008 / (0)
I am probably not the only one who still uses the workspace. There are times when I have more icons on a workspace tab than I room for on my screen and I need to move them around.
How about a zoom in/out feature, giving more of a virtual ...

Automatically switch to workspace page

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, tabs
Rob Goudvis8695 - 17 2009 / (0)
Wouldn't it be nice when you could specify in a location what workspace page to use. When you have several ID's and several workspace pages it would be very useful when the related workspace page is immediately shown after login or after swich of location.

Perfection of AutoSave Workspace on close Notes Client

: Notes Client / Other
: autosave, workspace, close
Vlad Sh10679 - 06 2010 / (0)
As you know, when you close the Notes Client all open tabs (databases, documents) are saved, they open up again the next time you open Notes.
There are some problems of this functional:
1. If, after the closure of Notes to open it under a different user, then open ...

Grouping of documents on a single tab

: Notes Client
: tab, workspace
Julian Woodward2032 - 09 2007 / (0)
There's an option in preferences to 'Group documents from each application on a tab'. So all emails you have open end up on a single 'Mail' tab in the Notes client. It's a handy poweruser type feature.

However, navigation would be simpler (particularly if you only ...

Use keys to select and remove workspace icons

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, icons, keys
Rob Goudvis8695 - 26 2009 / (0)
Wouldn't it be nice when you could use keystrokes to select a workspace icon and then remove it? When you need to remove several icons at once (e.g. icons that refer to a server) you need to use the mouse and the mousekeys to often.

Enable moving Notes workspace page

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace
Starrow Pan5103 - 27 2014 / (0)
Notes workspace pages are used to group applications. It would be convenient to move the pages, i.e. arranging the positions of pages just like in a multi-tabbed browser.

Ability to Disable Workspace Pages per Location or User-ID

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace, workspace page, location
Stefan Meyer3029 - 15 2011 / (0)
It would prevent me from clicking on inaccessible databases. (Okay: on their icons.)
A disabled workspace page should not be hidden, but its tab may be painted differently, maybe grayed out.
Why? - Some customers allow me to use my laptop at their site. I also work at different offices, ...

Doubleclick on workspace = File - Database - Open

: Notes Client
: workspace
Thomas Adrian2196 - 11 2007 / (1)
Dubbleclick on workspace = File - Database - Open ... ...

Bring back "Show as workspace"

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, bookmarks
Oliver Regelmann6412 - 05 2007 / (0)
I really liked the "show as workspace" feature for bookmark folders in ND6 and 7. It provided an easy way to open various databases with few clicks and allowed to organize the old workspace tabs into groups (each folder containing its own tabs). I had some of these workspaces open ...

Workspace Context Menu

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace page, workspace, chicklets
Dwain Wuerfel2555 - 09 2011 / (0)
I know that the workspace is a sore subject for some, maybe many, but I love it.
It would be nice if we had the option when doing a right-click on a workspace page/tab to arrange icons in a specific order.  Options could be:
by Name
by Server
by Last ...

Put the unread count in the workspace tab

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace
David Bailey1383 - 24 2009 / (0)
Google Mail and Google Reader display the unread count in the browser tab. I would like to see this in Notes Client Workspace tabs, too.

Tag my databases

: Notes Client / Other Database Applications
: tags, workspace, desktop, database
Patrick Kwinten21314 - 19 2008 / (0)
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?

Fix Alt-Left Arrow and Alt-Right Arrow to navigate left and right through the tabs properly

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: workspace, navigation, client, ctrl+tab, alt+arrow
David Hablewitz15116 - 06 2009 / (0)
Alt-Left Arrow and Alt-Right Arrow currently navigate backward and forward through the history of items opened.  sort of.  A more logical response to these commands is to cycle left and right through the tabs currently opened.
The current response to Alt-Left Arrow doesn't always go back to the last ...

Replace Unread marks with attention indicators

: Notes Client / Other
: unread, unreadmarks, workspace
Bas van Gestel2994 - 16 2010 / (0)
 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 ...

Sub-Pages / Sub-Tabs in the workspace

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, tab, tabs, register, page
Angi Blasberg612 - 20 2008 / (0)

My problems to organize DB-Icons in the workspace would be solved much better, if I could get at least one level of sub-tabs/sub-pages in a workspace-page. 

I personally miss the bookmarks from Notes 5 to 7 because i had the possibility with subfolders. I am obviously really alone with this ...


Workspace Search Facility

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace, search, facility
Atul Sehgal103 - 05 2007 / (0)

A facilitty to search for databases whose icons exists on different workspace pages will help. Being a Notes/Domino Admin I have a lot of workspace icons on my workspace. Though I have created mutiple pages workspace and have categorized the Db icons accordingly. Stil it takes time to go through  different ...


Open the workspace or a workspace page in New Window

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace
Foua Vang2960 - 05 2010 / (0)
It would be nice to have the ability to open the Workspace or a workspace page in New window.

Bookmark All Tabs

: Notes Client / Other
: bookmarks, tabs, workspace, bookmark, lotus notes
Foua Vang2960 - 15 2011 / (0)
It would be nice to have a "Bookmark All Tabs" option in Lotus Notes with an additional option to "Bookmark Selected Tabs"...another option to allow a user to select multiple database icons under workspace and have the option to "Bookmark Selected Database Icons", etc.

Select if application icons are stacked or not on each application

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: icon, replica, stack, workspace
Tomas Ekström1523 - 14 2008 / (0)
In the classic workspace property you have the option to show replica icons stacked or not. In the grided bookmark (workspace view of bookmarks) they are always stacked. I would like to be able to select on an application level wich one is going to be show'n as a stacked ...

allow tabs to be scrolled; to specify their size and placement

: Notes Client / Core/Frameworks (Incl. sidebar, rich text editor)
: ui, workspace, tabs
Slawek Rogulski9372 - 21 2007 / (0)
I would like these options on setting the size of tabs:
 - specify a minimum size in pixels
 - specify if all tabs are the same or if they are allowed to be bigger or smaller than a recommended size
If I have more tabs than comfortably fit on ...

Include mini progress bar in workspace icons (new workspace)

: Notes Client / Other
: workspace icons, workspace
Bas van Gestel2994 - 05 2010 / (0)
 As part of the new workspace IBM might (and IMHO should) develop for Lotus Notes, a nice feature would be to have progress bars on the workspace icons, indicating that the application is currently replicating or copying.
Kinda like the Installing progress bars on the iPhone icons.
Not ...


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