For application support and development compatibility testing, I run up to four or five different versions of Lotus Notes on my system, at times several them concurrently in virtual machines. This can get a bit confusing at times: it’s quite easy to find yourself working in the wrong Notes version’s window.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been taking advantage of one of the NOTES.INI settings that enables you to modify the window title and display whatever text you desire – refer to the Window_Title setting at IBM developerWorks.
For version 7.0.3 (running in the virtualized Windows XP Mode of Windows 7 Ultimate), I have:
Thus, the Notes Client displays:
For no particular reason, until today I hadn’t gotten around to trying this with Notes 8, and for the Release 8.5.1 managed beta refresh I set up the Standard (eclipse-based) Notes Client’s NOTES.INI file like this:
However, the modified window title text did NOT appear in the title bar:
Why not? In my dotage did I miss something obvious here, or doesn't this work (at least, for release 8.5.1)?