User experience guidelines for IBM Lotus rich client applications and plug-ins

For IBM Lotus Notes, IBM Lotus Sametime, IBM Lotus Symphony, IBM Lotus Expeditor, and composite applications

This white paper describes user-interface design and interaction guidelines for designers and developers who are building IBM Lotus Notes applications, IBM Lotus Sametime plug-ins, IBM Lotus Symphony plug-ins, IBM Lotus Expeditor plug-ins, or composite applications.

18 January 2008

This white paper describes user-interface design and interaction guidelines for designers and developers who are building IBM® Lotus® Notes® applications, IBM Lotus Sametime® V7.5 or later plug-ins, IBM Lotus Symphony™ plug-ins, IBM Lotus Expeditor plug-ins, or composite applications (assembling any mixture of plug-ins, Lotus Notes applications, and components built with IBM Lotus Component Designer).

In this article

  • Introduction
  • Title bars
  • Menu bar and menus
  • Context menus
  • Open button and tab labels
  • Toolbar
  • Action bar
  • Views and folders
  • The sidebar
  • Chat window extensions
  • Preferences
  • Dialog boxes
  • Properties
  • Status bar
  • Messages - Info, Warning, Error
  • Capitalization and punctuation
  • Offline experience
  • Search
  • Log-in window

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White paper in PDF formatueguidelines.pdf1.2 MB
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