MailRule documents often disappear from the Tools->Rules view. This can happen after upgrading MailFiles from one Lotus Notes Domino release to a newer version or while replacing the structure of a MailFile. This tip shows -- step-by-step -- how to make MailRule documents visible again.
- Go to the Lotus Notes Welcome page (Bookmark.nsf).
- Press Ctrl/Shift and click on Mail to open your MailFile and all hidden views.
- In the mail menu, go to View -> Search this view.
- In the Search for field, enter the following query:
Field Form = "mailrule"
- Click Search.
- Double-click on each document to open them.
- Double-click on any opened document to place it in "Edit" mode.
- Press Esc to close the document.
- Click Accept to save the document.
Open one of the view's names, for example: ($VIMxxx).
All MailRule documents that had disappeared should reappear.
All missing MailFile documents should appear in your Tools ->Rules view.
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