Actions are used to provide a user interface for users. By clicking a button or selecting an action from the Actions menu, Notes client users can perform certain tasks. An Actions menu is not available for Web users, but button-type actions are.
As mentioned, Web users do not have an Actions menu, nor can they use many of the shortcuts. Therefore, it is essential that you provide them with the ability to perform the necessary tasks by providing them with action buttons.
Actions help you automate tasks in an application. This can speed up repetitive tasks like routing documents, updating document information, performing calculations, checking for errors or basically nearly anything that can be done using LotusScript or ...