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What new features in Notes 8.0.x require a Domino 8.0.x server or mail template?

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Question

What new features in Lotus Notes 8.0.x client require a Lotus Domino® 8.0.x server or mail template?

Answer

This table lists each of the new Lotus Notes 8.0.x features and whether each requires the Lotus Notes 8.0.x Standard configuration (Eclipse-based interface as opposed to the Lotus Notes 8.0.x "Basic Configuration"), a Lotus Notes 8.0.x mail template (MAIL8.ntf), or a Lotus Domino 8.0.x server.


Notes:





Client User Interface and Editor
Feature Lotus Notes 8.0.x
Standard Configuration
Lotus Notes 8.0.x mail
template
Lotus Domino 8.0.x server
Eclipse-based interface Yes
Note: Although existing
Lotus Notes applications
will run in Lotus Notes 8,
the mail and calendar links
on the Open bar require a
Lotus Notes 8 mail
template.
No
Home page
No, but links to Lotus
Symphony editors will not
work.
No No
Open list Yes N/A No
Toolbar changes Yes N/A No
Sidebar plug-ins Yes N/A No
Group document tabs/
Open document in new
window
Yes N/A No
Thumbnails Yes N/A No
Unified preferences Yes N/A No
Advanced menus No N/A No
Make available offline No N/A No
Multilevel undo No No No
Inline spell checking No No No
Document selection Yes N/A No
Recent collaborations Yes N/A No
Theme and interface
changes
Yes N/A No
Search center Yes N/A No
Help Yes N/A No
IBM Support Assistant Yes N/A No
Mail
Feature Lotus Notes 8.0.x
Standard Configuration
Lotus Notes 8.0.x mail
template
Lotus Domino 8.0.x server
Action bar Some of the action bar
changes are present in the
Basic Configuration.
Yes No
Mail header No Yes No
Sort recipient list No Yes No
Mail addressing Yes Yes No
Vertical preview Yes Yes No
Resilient mail threads No No
Note: Mail threads in the mail header, as in Lotus Notes 7 mail templates, are also resilient.
Yes
Conversations view Yes Yes Yes
Mail recall No Yes Yes
Out of Office improvements No Yes
Note: Server-side
improvements for Out of
Office do not require a
mail 8 template.
Yes
Mail Quota Status indicator Yes - Only available in 8.0.1 and higher Yes - Only available in 8.0.1 and higher mail template Yes
Calendar
Feature Lotus Notes 8.0.x
Standard Configuration
Lotus Notes 8.0.x mail
template
Lotus Domino 8.0.x server
Action bars Some of the action bar
changes are present in the
Basic Configuration.
Yes No
View navigation Yes Yes No
Display of all day events
over whole day
Yes Yes Yes
Display of unprocessed
calendar entries
No Yes Yes
Display of canceled
calendar entries
No Yes Yes
Check schedule when
creating meeting invite
No Yes No
Locate free time for subset
of invitees
No Yes No
Add personal notes to a
meeting invitation
No Yes No
Contacts
Feature Lotus Notes 8.0.x
Standard Configuration
Lotus Notes 8.0.x mail
template
Lotus Domino 8.0.x server
Changes to Contact form No N/A No
Business card view Yes N/A No
Recent Contacts The Recent Contacts view
is not available in the Lotus
Notes Basic Configuration
but the storing of recent
contacts does take place
and these are available for
use in mail addressing.
Recent contact information
can also be synchronized
through the replicator.
N/A No
Other
Feature Lotus Notes 8.0.x
Standard Configuration
Lotus Notes 8.0.x mail
template
Lotus Domino 8.0.x server
Integrated instant
messaging
In the Lotus Notes Basic
Configuration, the
integrated messaging
functionality that was
available in Lotus Notes
6.5/7 is available, but not
the instant messaging
functionality based on
Lotus Sametime
Connect 7.5.
N/A No
Lotus Symphony editors Yes N/A No
Composite applications Yes N/A Yes
(If composite applications
are to be hosted on a Lotus
Domino server.)

Additional Notes:

Related information

What's new in Lotus Notes 8 client?
Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Reviewer's Guide
Information about the Mail Quota Status indicator in Lo
Domino Web Access: Supported template/server configurat
Table of new features and requirements for Notes 8.5
A simplified Chinese translation is available


    Cross reference information
    Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
    Messaging Applications IBM Domino Lotus Domino Server 8.0.1, 8.0

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes
Mail

Software version: 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Software edition: Standard

Reference #: 1282123

Modified date: 06 June 2011