Netdocuments updates ndMail to 1.8

Take a look under the hood of ndMail 1.8 | legal document management

ndMail 1.8 is now available! NetDocuments put some serious work into this update to improve performance and add requested features from users. Let’s take a look under the hood to see what you gain.

Outlook Performance

ndMail 1.8 offers performance improvements for your day-to-day tasks in Outlook. The time to perform most major tasks has improved. Everything from viewing emails to switching folders and more. In short, Significant work was done to optimize the use of Outlook processing threads. Outlook’s performance is highly dependent on the individual computer and environment. What this means is customers who already see good performance today will see improvements, but smaller than customers with slower environments, who are expected to see significant improvements. 

  • Up to 75% faster to double-click to open an email.
  • Up to 40% faster switching between Outlook folders. 
  • Up to 60% faster to click through emails with the Outlook Reading Pane open.

Do Not Move Sent Items Option

ndMail 1.8 introduces a change to the File & Move option to allow you to keep sent items in the Sent Items folder even if File & Move is enabled.

To enable this option, click the Setting icon on the ndMail panel: ndMail Setting icon | Legal Document Management Training

Next, select the Do not move Sent Items check box: 

ndMail Do Not Move Sent Items checkbox | Legal Document Management Training

Important Note

ndMail 1.8.0 does require .NET 4.8 so you may have to update your device prior to installing ndMail 1.8. 

Other Significant Changes in ndMail 1.8

  • Calendar item improvements
  • Support for German datacenter
  • Folder Mapping for Online Archives (with third-party integration with VerQu 
  • Please also check out the Fixed Issues List for ndMail 1.8


If you have any questions about the updates to ndMail or need any assistance getting started with using NetDocuments or ndMail, don't hesitate to reach out to us. Contact the Document Management Team at Affinity by calling 877-676-5492, or simply request a consultation. 

Paul Unger

Written by Paul Unger

Paul is an Affinity Partner and law practice consultant with a passion for teaching attorneys how to use technology and how to automate their practice. He teaches and coaches lawyers how to be more efficient with time, task, document & email management, and just as important, distraction management by offering customized time management workshops for lawyers and their staff throughout North America. He helped modernize the use of courtroom technology and is an expert in paperless office strategies and document management. He is also an author of numerous books, manuals, and articles. Paul is a national speaker and frequent lecturer for CLE programs.

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