An Introduction to Designer

Like other software development tools, the Designer client is divided into a series of development sections called panes. These panes are used to design, configure, and program applications. Depending on the object being edited, there can be up to five primary design panes. They include the following:

  1. Design pane
  2. Object pane
  3. Programmer's pane
  4. Work pane
  5. Action pane

It's important to understand the relationship between the development panes and design elements. These development panes are selectively displayed based on the design element being edited.

For example, all five panes are available when editing a form. Fewer development panes are presented when editing an agent or view. We'll talk more about the design elements in the next chapter. In the meantime, understand that the panes displayed will vary based on the design element. In Figure 3.1, you'll notice that all five development panes are displayed.

Figure 3.1. Development panes of the Domino Designer client

Tip

To change the size of the pane, hold down the left mouse button while adjusting the dividing line that separates the design sections.



An Introduction to the Lotus Domino Tool Suite

Getting Started with Designer

Navigating the Domino Designer Workspace

Domino Design Elements

An Introduction to Formula Language

An Introduction to LotusScript

Fundamentals of a Notes Application

Calendar Applications

Collaborative Applications

Reference Library Applications

Workflow Applications

Web Applications

Design Enhancements Using LotusScript

Design Enhancements Using Formula Language

View Enhancements

Sample Agents

Miscellaneous Enhancements and Tips for Domino Databases

Data Management

Security

Application Deployment and Maintenance

Troubleshooting

Appendix A. Online Project Files and Sample Applications

Appendix B. IBM® Lotus® Notes® and Domino®Whats Next?



Lotus Notes Developer's Toolbox(c) Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment
Lotus Notes Developers Toolbox: Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment
ISBN: 0132214482
EAN: 2147483647
Year: N/A
Pages: 293
Authors: Mark Elliott

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