Be Twice As Productive With Notes

Are you sick of waiting for Notes to respond ? Use two Notes clients on your workstation ! You maybe know that

you can install two different Notes versions (for example R4 and R5) on your windows workstation. Just by keeping the Notes.ini files separate by creating a short cut like : c:\notes\notes.exe =c:\path\notesr4.ini and a short cut like "c:\notesr5\notes.exe =c:\path\notesr5.ini You can take this technic a step further to run two Notes applications of 1 installation simultaneously by using the NLNOTES.exe file in your notes program directory. 1. Create a new data directory (example: c:\notes\data2) with a copy of your and names.nsf 2. Create two separate Notes.ini files (notes.ini and notes2.ini) 3. Specify in the notes2.ini your second data directory 4. Adjust you existing Notes shortcut like c:\notes\notes.exe =c:\path\notes.ini 5. Now the trivial part: Create a shortcut like c:\notes\nlnotes.exe =c:\path\notes2.ini Start the first short cut, minimize the window and click the second short cut. You now run two Notes applications simultaneously !

This was first published in November 2000

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