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Ability to double-click on attachments to open without the 'Open Attachment' dialog box displaying

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Question

In Lotus Notes, is it possible to open file attachments by double-clicking the attachment icon without the following "Open Attachment" dialog box appearing?


Answer

Starting with Lotus Notes 8.0.1, you can prevent the "Open Attachment" dialog box from appearing by enabling the local notes.ini parameter AttachmentActionDefault=1. With this parameter enabled, double clicking on an attachment icon will simply open the file without a dialog box first displaying. This parameter may also be set via a Desktop policy.

The setting options for this notes.ini parameter include:

AttachmentActionDefault=1 Defaults to "Open"

AttachmentActionDefault=2 Defaults to "Edit"

AttachmentActionDefault=3 Defaults to "View"

AttachmentActionDefault=4 Defaults to "Save..."


Related information

Using a Desktop Policy to set notes.ini and Location pa


Document information

More support for: IBM Notes

Software version: 8.0.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: Edition Independent

Reference #: 1292126

Modified date: 26 October 2009


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