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Interim Fix 1 for iNotes 8.5.2 Fix Pack 3 (852FP3IF1)

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Interim Fix 1 for iNotes 8.5.2 Fix Pack 3 is now available for download from Fix Central (direct download link provided below). This Interim Fix introduces Firefox 5 support for iNotes and resolves an issue where iNotes users received a "formula error" when attempting to access 8.5.2 FP3.


NOTE: It is recommended that you also consider applying a separate Interim Fix that addresses an IMAP issue affecting Domino 8.5.2 FP3. For more information see technote #1508247.

Fix & Download Information

Fix Central ID
File name & download link
iNotes_852FP3IF1 contains the following files:

  • Forms85.nsf
  • dolsplugin_linux.xpi
  • dolsplugin_win32.xpi

SPR Fix List

SPR# JDOE8ECMAR - Forms85.nsf file resolves an issue whereby a corrupt screen might have occurred in languages that don't use a '.' as a decimal separator. Firefox users received "Formula error" when attempting to access iNotes 8.5.2 Fix Pack 3. (Technote #1506794)

SPR# RAGG8HVPBR - The files included (dolsplugin_linux.xpi and dolsplugin_win32.xpi) introduce support for iNotes on Firefox 5. (Technote #1504751)

Install Instructions

Instructions to install Interim Fix 1 for iNotes 8.5.2 Fix Pack 3.

NOTE: The files listed below in this file are not identified using the correct case. Please use the case of the file you are replacing as a guide.

The DOLS files included may require translation for use on Domino installations which use non-English language packs.

Server Platform Location Files
All Platforms <Domino data directory>\iNotes Forms85.nsf

Instructions to install DOLS

DOLS files included in this Interim Fix must be installed on all operating systems.

Server Platform Location Files
All Platforms <Domino data directory>\domino\html\Download\ dolsplugin_win32.xpi

To install the DOLS portion, you should first backup the current files, this allows the ability to revert to the prior configuration. First, shut down the Domino server and create a backup the files listed above. You can do this by renaming the files in place; however, all databases (Forms85.nsf) should be moved from their location. Second, copy the files from the Interim Fix .zip file and place the files in the locations specified above.

Note: Any previously installed offline subscriptions should be reinstalled onto the client's machines so that the Forms85.nsf files are the same for both offline and online copies. You can do this while online by selecting the "Install subscription" menu item when you click "Go Offline".

Related information

"Formula error" returned when users attempt to access i
Is Firefox 5 a supported browser for Lotus iNotes?
Download options for Notes/Domino 8.5.2 Fix Packs
8.5.2 Fix Pack 3 Release Notice & Fix List

Document information

More support for: IBM iNotes

Software version:

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1508250

Modified date: 18 August 2011