Working with bookmarks

You can easily customize and manage your bookmarks and bookmark folders using a number of different menus and tools, including context (right-click) menus and drag and drop.

Notes Standard client users

About this task

You can copy a document or application window tab from the window tab bar to the Open list or a Bookmark folder. Select the window tab of an open document or application, and drag the window tab to the Open list. After a slight pause for the list to open, drop the item in the list or in a folder. You can also arrange bookmarks in the Open list or in Bookmark folders by dragging and dropping them where you want them.

Use drag and drop to move and reorder bookmarks, and to perform the following tasks:

Task

Procedure

Copy a file from the operating system to the Open list or a Bookmark folder

From the operating system's desktop or file system, select a file, and drag the file to the Open list or Bookmark folder.

Launch an application from the Open list or a Bookmark folder

From the operating system's desktop or file system, select an application's executable or shortcut, and drag the file to the Open list or a Bookmark folder.

Note: Not supported on Macintosh.

Copy a document or application from a window tab to the Open list or a Bookmark folder

Select the window tab of an open document or application, and drag the window tab to the Open list or a Bookmark folder.

Copy a bookmark from one Bookmark folder to another

Select a bookmark from a Bookmark folder, press and hold CTRL, and drag to another Bookmark folder.

Move a bookmark from one Bookmark folder to another

Select a bookmark from a Bookmark folder, and drag to another Bookmark folder

Open an application upon startup

From the operating system's desktop or file system, select an application's executable or shortcut of any application you want to open automatically upon startup, and drag it to the More Bookmarks > Startup folder.

Create a replica

Drag an application bookmark or icon from the workspace and drop it on the Replication icon (opens the Replication and Sync page)

Add a URL to the Open list or a Bookmark folder Drag one of the following to the Open list or a bookmark folder:
  • From an external browser, drag the icon that displays next to the URL
  • From the embedded browser, select the URL and drag it
Set a bookmark as your home page Right click the bookmark, and then select Set Boomark as Home Page. To reset the Home Page to the default home page, click Favorite Bookmarks > Default Home Page, and then right click Default Home Page, and once again select Set Boomark as Home Page.

Tips:

  • If the Bookmark list is displayed, double-click a folder icon on the list to display the Bookmark workspace.
  • Use the arrow keys move through bookmarks on the workspace.
  • Use the Tab key to move through the file folder tabs.
  • Use Ctrl or Shift keys to select multiple bookmarks.
  • Use type-ahead to locate a bookmark on the Bookmark list (pin the list open first).

Notes Basic client users

About this task

Use the Bookmark list View menu to perform the following tasks:

  • Change the bookmark icon size in Bookmark list
  • Show which servers your bookmarks point to
  • Show the number of unread documents in a bookmarked Notes® application
  • Restore your bookmarks to their default arrangement on the Bookmark bar. For example, if you have removed the History folder, you can restore it.

Use drag and drop to move and reorder bookmarks, and to perform the following tasks:

Task

Procedure

Copy a file from the operating system to the Bookmark bar or a Bookmark folder

From the operating system's desktop or file system, select a file, and drag the file to the Bookmark bar or Bookmark folder.

Launch an application from the Bookmark bar or a Bookmark folder

From the operating system's desktop or file system, select an application's executable or shortcut, and drag the file to the Bookmark bar or a Bookmark folder.

Note: Not supported on Macintosh.

Copy a document or application from the Bookmark bar or a Bookmark folder to the operating system

From Notes, select a bookmarked document or application from the Bookmark bar or a Bookmark folder, and drag the file to the operating system's desktop or file system.

Copy a document or application from a window tab to the Bookmark bar or a Bookmark folder

Select the window tab of an open document or application, and drag the window tab to the Bookmark bar or a Bookmark folder.

Copy a bookmark from one Bookmark folder to another

Select a bookmark from a Bookmark folder, press and hold CTRL, and drag to another Bookmark folder.

Move a bookmark from one Bookmark folder to another

Select a bookmark from a Bookmark folder, and drag to another Bookmark folder

Open an application upon startup

Drag the window tab of any application you want to open automatically upon startup into the More Bookmarks > Startup folder.

Create a replica

Drag an application bookmark or icon from the workspace and drop it on the Replication icon (opens the Replication and Sync page)

Add a URL from the embedded browser to a Bookmark folder From a Web page that is open in a Notes window tab, drag the window tab to the Bookmark bar, folder, or list to bookmark the Web page link
Set a bookmark as your home page Right click the bookmark, and then select Set Boomark as Home Page. To reset the Home Page to the default home page, click Favorite Bookmarks > Default Home Page, and then right click Default Home Page, and once again select Set Boomark as Home Page.