Creating or deleting folders

To create personal folders in a Notes® application, you must have at least Reader access in the Access Control List (ACL) for the application. No one else can read or delete your personal folders.

To create a folder

About this task

Use these steps to create a private folder using the default folder design for the application:

Procedure

  1. Open the application where you want to create the folder.
  2. Click Create > Folder.
    Tip: In Mail, click the Folder button on the action bar, and then click Create Folder.
  3. Enter a name, select a location for the folder, and then click OK.

To create a folder using Advanced options

About this task

To create shared folders or folders based on a style other than the application's default style, use the Advanced options. To create shared folders in an application, you must have at least Editor access, with Create shared folders/views access in the Access Control List. To use a style other than the default, you can select a folder style, copy a folder style from another existing folder, or create your own attributes for a folder style.

Procedure

  1. Complete steps 1-3 above, and then click Advanced.
  2. Optional: Select a Folder type.
  3. Optional: Click Copy From to select a style of an existing folder. Select Blank if you do not want to copy a style from any folder.
  4. Optional: (For application designers) Click Save and Customize for create a folder or view with a customized design.

    For procedures on how to customize a folder, see the topic Designing folders in the HCL Domino® Designer Help. To download or view Domino Designer 8 Help, go to Documentation on the Web.

To delete a folder

About this task

When you delete a folder, the documents that were in it remain in the All Documents view, unless you delete each document in the folder first, and then delete the folder. Warning: There is no way to restore a deleted folder.

Procedure

  1. In the navigation pane, click the folder you want to remove.
  2. From the menu, click Actions > Folder Options > Remove Folder.