Color coded calendar entries in HCL Notes

Notes Tip #30: Turn an Email into a Meeting or To Do

Need to follow up on an email? Turn it into a To do! Need to copy the contents of an email into a meeting? Turned the email into a calendar entry! It’s easy as 1-2-3.

You turn an email into a calendar entry, such as a meeting invite, or a To do, by right clicking on the email and choose Copy Into New:

Copy into New

If you click on To Do a new document will be created in the To do application. All the contents of the email will be copied over and you can now fill out fields like prioritye, due date and so on. You can also assign the To do to someone else.

If you click on Calendar Entry you can choose what kind of calendar entry it should be. A pop up will appear:

Copy Into

If you select Meeting, it will prepare a new meeting document. Notes will automatically populate the invite fields with all the people in the To, Cc and Bcc fields

Easy, eh?

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