EddieExport Frequently Asked Questions
I don't have Lotus Notes can I still run
No, there is no software available anywhere
that will read the proprietary Lotus Notes database (NSF file) format without
the Lotus Notes client software (PC based version of Lotus Notes) installed.
Lotus Notes PC software must be installed to use any applications that read or
write to or from Lotus Notes databases (NSF files).
However you may be able download a fully functioning copy of Lotus Notes
from IBM for evaluation purposes. You can also purchase Lotus Notes from IBM.
If you do a Google search for "Lotus Notes download" the first non sponsored link
points to a trial download (please note this may change in the future)
I have 1 PC with Lotus Notes at work and one with Outlook at home can I
still run EddieExport?
No you must have both Lotus Notes and Outlook setup on the PC and set up
correctly before you may run EddieExport. Please click here for
how to get Lotus Notes loaded on the PC with Outlook.
Export seems to hang right after EddieExport
starts. What is the problem?
If the "Select and Export" button is grayed out then it is midway through an
export and the program is busy. When you open any Lotus Notes database the first
time on a particular PC with the Lotus Notes client software loaded (especially
if it is a different version accessing a local database) LOTUS NOTES may do a
consistency check on your database which could potentially take a long time. It
is not the EddieExport application but Lotus Notes checking the database before
allowing EddieExport to access to it. It could also be a corruption issue or other
issue but that is less likely. A consistency check is most likely the reason for