Spun out of a discussion in the Lotus Partner Forum....
Here's the question again: What function key is typically used to refresh the mail inbox?
Answer: F9!
Why is it a trick question?  Well, because for many years, I've been hammered by Notes haters that Notes "doesn't even use F5 to refresh -- who uses F9?"  It often comes up as an example of why the usability of Notes is supposedly poorer than that of Outlook.  That Outlook is more "Windows compatible" because it uses F5, just like Internet Explorer and other Windows applications.
Well well well.  If imitation isn't the sincerest form of flattery.
I learned yesterday that Outlook 2003 has changed the function key used to check for new mail to F9, just like Lotus Notes has always done (you can see the full list of Outlook shortcut keys here).  How 'bout them apples?

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