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Workspace Notes
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 25, 2022

Parameter to disable "Beginning of Message" option for multiple users without their intervention

"Beginning of Message" is enabled by default in the 12.0.1 mail template and it is used to set parameters in "notes.ini" as: EnableBeginningOfMessage=1.

And below documentation also says the same:

In order to disable this option for multiple users without their intervention,

removing parameter "EnableBeginningOfMessage=1" from "notes.ini" or

setting "EnableBeginningOfMessage=0" does not work.

Manually disabling it is the only option, which is not possible for multiple users without their intervention.

HCL should plan a way to disable the "Beginning of Message" option by parameter through a "notes.ini" setting as we can do for the "Group by Date" option through EnableGroupByDate=0.

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  • Guest
    Jun 21, 2022

    Added Notes client features should not be enabled by default as an side effect of an upgrade. These (new) features should be handled like the regular (desktop) policies we all know as adminstrators:

    Beginning of Message: Enable/Disable

    How to apply this setting

    • Don't set value

    • Set initial value

    • Set whenever modified

    • Set value and prevent changes

    Make it a regular policy. Users hate changes that come as a surpise. If the users changes the setting on their own pace, they hate that they need to change is over and over again if they are allowed to change things. Their clients should remember these settings regardless of the system they are using (notebook, workstation, etc.)

  • Guest
    Apr 28, 2022

    I ask HCL which is the sense to have to a parameter to set without having a parameter to reset. I'm sorry but I really don't understand...