#dominoforever | Product Ideas Portal

 

Welcome to the #dominoforever Product Ideas Forum! The place where you can submit product ideas and enhancement request. We encourage you to participate by voting on, commenting on, and creating new ideas. All new ideas will be evaluated by HCL Product Management & Engineering teams, and the next steps will be communicated. While not all submitted ideas will be executed upon, community feedback will play a key role in influencing which ideas are and when they will be implemented.

For more information and upcoming events around #dominoforever, please visit our Destination Domino Page

Drastically improve the look and feel of the Notes client, make it dramatic and modern, make it 64 bit, make it easy to upgrade to, make it perform properly.

  • Guest
  • Jul 16 2018
  • Shipped
  • Attach files
  • Guest commented
    19 Aug 12:16pm

    HCL didn't ship ANYTHING new. It's still the same outdated, tired, confusing, and ugly interface we've been staring at for almost two decades. It gets more unstable and unpredictable with every "improvement". I don't know about the rest of the user base, but my company is in the process of evaluating a replacement. We've given Lotus, IBM and HCL plenty of time to bring Domino/Notes into the 21st century. ALL have failed miserably.

  • Guest commented
    18 Aug 02:49pm

    Notes needs to evolve and get a new skin. OR even better, have something that we can change it the look and feel in EVERY way, but can use the template as a base.

    NOT just the color.

    Don't be like IBM and other programs that TELL users what they want, we are listening to the users and this is it's biggest flaw.

    9/10 th of what user care about is look, feel and ease of use.

    The 11.0.1 and 12 are made for engineers.

    If you want a good Beta testers for the client, get grandma/grandpa or a 10 years old to test, not someone who has used it for years and years.

    IBM made this mistake for YEARS.... I hope HCL does not do the same.

  • Admin
    Thomas Hampel commented
    18 Aug 02:27pm

    More changes to come in 12.0.1 - a blog post will be published later this week.

  • Guest commented
    5 Jun 05:36pm

    I agree that it is now easier to upgrade and has a 64-bit version and that it is faster and lighter, but I disagree that the Notes client has had a drastic improvement in appearance, in my opinion the workspace is more modern.

    It still needs to improve some things, but it's evolving...

    What remains to evolve are the interface components of the internal applications that run on Notes (Tables, Buttons, Fields, Views Grid), just look at some templates and see how nothing has changed in recent years!

    In Notes version 10, there was a slight change in action bars and buttons, but if we compare Notes with a web browser like Firefox or Chrome, we see how it changes the appearance of a web page containing a simple form without CSS or Bootstrap , in the latest Firefox update (https://blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla/news/modern-clean-new-firefox-clears-the-way-to-all -you-need-online /) the fields have a rounded border, highlighted when the cursor is in focus, nice checkbox and radio buttons, new guide design, simplified context menus (Meanwhile the ​​notes document properties window can't even be resized https://domino-ideas.hcltechsw.com/ideas/NTS-I-11 ). I know the Notes client is not a browser and you can't compare such different software to another, but what I expected would be a drastic change in the appearance of Notes would be something similar to what Firefox or Chrome has been doing during their updates .

    Change should not be limited to the search field, menu, status bar or desktop! Most important are the applications running on the client; they must be changed in some way with new software versions. Perhaps something similar to what was available for Xpage with the Oneui Themes (oneui, oneui2 and oneui3), where screen elements could change with a simple change to the application properties. This would make existing and new customers understand how the HCL Notes Client is evolving and keeping up to date to meet the needs of modern times.

  • Guest commented
    5 Jun 12:29pm

    I’m running the latest V12 code. Basically, NOTHING changed. Oh wait, they removed the Notes 8 theme...

  • Guest commented
    5 Jun 10:05am

    I think the look and fell idea is not represented in the v12 sorry....

    It's not a drastic or modern change.

    It takes more work to confirm that the idea was actually implemented

  • Admin
    Thomas Hampel commented
    5 Jun 09:06am
  • Guest commented
    10 Jun, 2020 04:27pm

    Just don't make it look like Gmail, which sucks IMHO.

  • Guest commented
    8 Jun, 2020 12:13pm

    V11 is not what we need. We need to take lotus to 2020.

    We need sometrhing like Volt but volt is very light, we cant implement very complex applications in volt.

  • Guest commented
    22 May, 2020 01:31pm

    Please make it more user friendly, Don't think everyone using Notes Client have a technical background.

  • Guest commented
    22 May, 2020 10:25am

    all my customers were very disappointed with Client Notes version 11.0.1.

    Everyone says "the bodywork has changed but the engine is the same".

    I hope the "Likely to implement" was not referring to 11.0.1 release

    Please provide more details

  • Guest commented
    16 Apr, 2020 07:58pm

    i have install the new lotus notes 11. it does not look good. it is same as before

  • Guest commented
    16 Apr, 2020 02:48pm

    can we make the lotus notes look like facebook apps or google Gmail interface. to make it good for millennium.

  • Guest commented
    8 Jan, 2020 02:26pm

    Can you disconnect Notes client from Administrator and Designer. Now when client hangs-up you have to restart all and you loose you work in Designer

  • Guest commented
    1 Oct, 2019 11:19am

    V11 beta have some little and partial improve look and feel! 

    please go out the v11 only when you finish the complete look and feel...

     

  • Guest commented
    9 Aug, 2019 12:51am

    Display scaling is a big deal for us too with the notes client. Now that laptops are coming with 4k displays but some users desktops have 1080. The current client looks fuzzy when brought up to 2 or 300% scaling.

  • Guest commented
    3 Jun, 2019 03:36pm

    Please make the client look more modern and fit in with windows 10's design language. Also 64 bit for both client and designer please.

  • Guest commented
    30 Apr, 2019 02:19pm

    Upgrading Notes client to 9.0.1 FP10 is a pain. First of all installation file s and FP10 is huge and bulky and installation many times end up in issue. Also in may PC's after upgrade users are getting soffice errors.

  • Guest commented
    13 Dec, 2018 03:23am

    ISG Team recommending to remove all 32 Bit application from Production environment, provide 64 bit application urgently for deployment.

  • Guest commented
    28 Nov, 2018 12:30pm

    Example: Delete Workspace to solve lots of problems..

    Or: Restoring folders with its content?

    Or: Make folders copy&paste for shared mailbox-user..

  • Load older comments