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Special thanks to James Buzek at Procter & Gamble for supplying this notes.ini setting.


PREFERENCES

The Notes client "Preferences=" variable has been an enigma value. Discussions with Lotus have not provided any insight into the contents of this variable.

UNTIL NOW... With a bit of digging and number conversions, the secret is out... This value is simply a DECIMAL REPRESENTATION of a SIGNED 32-BIT WORD where each bit represents a different preference setting.

NOTE: Data gathered using R4.6x. Actual values in earlier versions of the Notes client may differ from that presented here.

If anyone can provide information on the values, please post here...



Bit Place = User Preference Selection
0 = <Unknown? >
1 = Scan for unread
2 = <Unknown? >
3 = Large fonts
4 = <Unknown? >
5 = Make Internet URLs (http//:) into hotspots
6 = <Unknown? >
7 = Typewriter fonts only
8 = Monochrome display
9 = Scandinavian collation
10 = <Unknown? >
11 = Save sent mail (Always prompt(0)/Don't keep a copy(0)/Always
keep a copy(1))
12 = Sign sent mail (Enabled(1))
13 = Encrypt sent mail
14 = Metric(1)/Imperial(0) measurements
15 = Numbers last collation
16 = French casing
17 = <Unknown? >
18 = Check for new mail every x minutes
19 = Enable local background indexing
20 = Encrypt saved mail
21 = <Unknown? >
22 = <Unknown? >
23 = Right double-click closes window
24 = Prompt for location
25 = <Unknown? >
26 = Mark documents read when opened in the preview pane
27 = Enable local scheduled agents
28 = <Unknown? >
29 = Visible new mail notification
30 = Audible new mail notification
31 = <Unknown?>

This was first published in October 2000

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