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Lotus Notes 6.5 Basic Course








The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Starting and Exiting Lotus Notes
  • Customizing the Welcome Page
  • Identifying the Parts of the Lotus Notes 6.5 Window
  • Using the Workplace Welcome Page
  • Working with the Welcome Page
  • Navigating through Notes
  • Using Databases
  • Views, Folders and Panes
  • Hiding and Displaying Toolbars
  • Using Quick Notes


  • Creating a New Mail Message
  • Viewing Mail
  • Sending and Receiving Mail
  • Replying to a Message
  • Forwarding a Message
  • Attaching Files to Messages
  • Setting Delivery Options for a Message
  • Using Stationery and Signatures
  • Flagging Messages for Follow-Up Action
  • Managing Messages
  • Printing a Message

Address Book

  • Using the Address Book
  • Viewing Contacts
  • Creating a Contact
  • Adding a Contact from a Mail Message, Meeting Invitation, or To Do Item
  • Working with Contacts
  • Addressing a Message Using the Address Book
  • Using Multiple Address Books
  • Creating a Contact Group
  • Printing Contacts

Calendar and Scheduling

  • Navigating in the Calendar
  • Creating a New Calendar Entry
  • Scheduling a Meeting
  • Rescheduling or Canceling a Meeting Invitation
  • Responding to a Meeting Invitation
  • Setting Your Free Time Schedule
  • Editing and Deleting a Calendar Entry
  • Printing a Calendar

To Do List

  • Creating a Personal To Do Item
  • Working with To Do Items
  • Creating a Group To Do Item
  • Working With Group To Do Items
  • Rescheduling, Canceling, or Confirming a Group To Do Item
  • E-mailing Group To Do Participants
  • Displaying and Hiding To Do Items on the Calendar
  • Printing a To Do List

Working with Documents

  • Editing Documents
  • Formatting Document Text
  • Inserting Graphics into a Document
  • Creating a List
  • Adding a Background to a Document
  • Deleting and Retrieving Documents
  • Attaching Files to Documents
  • Managing Documents
  • Viewing Document Properties
  • Checking Spelling
  • Printing Documents

Replication and Extras

  • Using the Replicator Page
  • Creating a Replica
  • Scheduling Replication
  • Working with Bookmark Folders
  • Creating Bookmarks
  • Searching for Items
  • Logging on to Instant Messaging
  • Working with the Instant Contact List
  • Starting a Chat
  • Responding to an Instant Meeting Invitation
  • Starting an Instant Meeting

Getting Help

  • Using the Help Contents
  • Using the Help Index
  • Using the Help Search
  • Getting Context Sensitive Help
  • Getting Help on the Internet
  • Getting Help on the Currently Open Database
  • Troubleshooting Notes
  • Using the Glossary
  • Printing a Help Topic