Opening applications

Open applications from an HCL Notes® link or button in an email message. Or, open them directly from HCL Client Application Access (HCAA).

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You can open existing local mail archives in HCAA, but cannot create new archives.


Open applications in the following ways:
  • Click a Notes link or button in an email message that you receive:
    • Document link: Notes document link icon
    • View link: Notes view link icon
    • Application link: Notes application link icon
  • From the HCAA home page, go to Recent Applications and click a link to an application you recently opened:
    An example of Recent Applications links
  • From the HCAA Workspace, double-click an application icon to open the application. .
  • (Windows™ only) From HCAA, select File > Application > Open. Enter a server name (or keep local selected) and select an application to open.


  • If you open a link or button from an email message and you use Chrome, you see the following message: To prevent this message in the future, select Remember my choice for all links of this type, and click Launch Application.
  • If HCL Notes or HCAA are not already running, you are prompted to log on to HCAA. After you log on, the application opens in HCAA.