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Enabling the Install menu in IBM Notes 9 on a Mac
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Alan Hamilton    

I have the need from time to time to install sidebar widgets and other plugins in to my IBM Notes installation.  One thing which is not enabled by default in Notes is the Install menu:

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The common way to do this is to edit a file in your IBM Notes application called plugin_customization.ini:

  1. Open a Finder window and go to the Applications folder.
  2. Right click on IBM Notes and select Show Package Contents.
  3. A new Finder window will open, showing something like this:Image
  4. Double-click on the Contents folder, then on the Mac OS folder, then on the rcp folder.
  5. You should then see a file called plugin_customization.ini, probably with a black icon.  Double-click on it.
  6. If you are asked which application to open this file with, choose TextEdit.
  7. TextEdit will open the file.  Scroll to the bottom of the file and add a new line with the following text:
    com.ibm.notes.branding/enable.update.ui=true
  8. Save the file.  Reopen IBM Notes.  Go to the File menu in the menu bar.  Click on Application.  Does the Install option appear?  Yes?  Great.  You’re done.  No?  Keep going….
  9. Shut down IBM Notes again.
  10. Open Terminal by going into the Utilities folder in Applications or by pressing CMD and the spacebar and typing Terminal into the search box.
  11. Type the following commands, pressing return between each line:
    cd ~/Library
    cd "Application Support"
    cd "IBM Notes Data"
    cd Expeditor/Applications/.metadata/.plugins
    cd org.eclipse.core.runtime/.settings
    nano com.ibm.notes.branding.prefs
  12. The last line will open nano which is a text editor.  Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, navigate to the line:
    enable.update.ui=false

    and change false to true by typing true

  13. Hold CTRL on your keyboard and press X
  14. Now press Y
  15. Now press the Return key.
  16. Close the Terminal window.
  17. Start IBM Notes and check the File, Applications menu – the Install option should now exist.

Filed under: IBM Lotus Notes, Menu 2, Technical Stuff Tagged: install menu, Mac, notes, plugin_customization.ini, Technical

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http://alanghamilton.com/2013/10/09/enabling-the-install-menu-in-ibm-notes-9-on-a-mac/
Oct 09, 2013
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年末年始の借り入れ、モビットなら大丈夫
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 3:26a   Alan Hamilton
持っているモビットのカードも、普段はできるだけ使わないように心がけていても年末年始ともなれば必要なお金がかさむことはよくあることです。 借入金額を増やしてしまえば確かに返済が長くなってしまいます。 同時に利息も膨らむことになりますので頻繁な借り入れは適切かといえばそうではないでしょう。 ところが年末年始は最も多くのお金が使われる時期で




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