Lotus Notes Search Fail

One of the strengths of Lotus Notes is that it is fundamentally a database, with bullet proof synchronisation.

One of the downfalls of Lotus Notes is that it is fundamentally a database with an aggressive hatred of its users.

Here is a classic example. To create a custom searches, you are presented with this drop-down list of the available fields you can search on.

Lotus Notes - Search by field selector

Look at the size of the scroll handle! There are literally hundreds (thousands?) of fields to select from. Good luck getting the right one.

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