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Availability of the Lotus Notes 8.5.3 standard mail template in IBM SmartCloud® Notes®

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IBM SmartCloud® Notes® supports Lotus Notes® 8.5.3. The following Lotus Notes 8.5.3 features require the 8.5.3 mail template (or a later version of the template):

  • When sorting mail by Subject, Re: and Fw: prefixes are ignored
  • Display a slide-in summary for new email as it arrives
  • Improved experience in mailfile copy of Contacts
  • When proposing new time for a meeting, keep a placeholder in your calendar for the original time
  • Update meeting invitees when people are added or removed
  • New preference to update meetings automatically
  • Duplicate calendar entries are merged automatically

For instructions on changing a user's mail template, see the topic Changing user mail file templates (hybrid environment) or Changing user mail file templates (service-only environment) in the "Administering SmartCloud Notes" documentation

Related information

What's new in Lotus Notes 8.5.3?

Document information

More support for: IBM SmartCloud Notes

Software version: Not Applicable

Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #: 1574316

Modified date: 20 November 2014

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