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Can I display a count of unread e-mails when filters are applied to incoming messages?

I am using Lotus Notes R5 and its rules to move e-mails to specific folders (based on senders). These rules are working fine, but currently to check whether there is a new mail from a specific sender, I have to keep looking into specific folder(s). Is there any way to display a count of unread e-mails (in each folder -- like MS Outlook) or any other possible way to notify new/unread emails automatically? Any suggestion would be appreciated.
Boy. Not easily. You probably already know that Notes 6 does this for you "out of the box." Doing it yourself would require C API programming, since there's not another way to access unread marks. You could use LotusScript to scan folders for recent messages, but I guess this is not what you want.

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