The Action pane is used to create and modify actions associated with a particular design element. When created, an action can be displayed as a button or in the Actions menu bar for the application. The Action pane is available in the form, folder, subform, and view constructs.
In Figure 3.9, two action buttons have been createdSave and Close. These buttons will appear at the top of the form when opened in the Lotus Notes client. When selected (or clicked) by the user, the document will either be saved or closed. The Formula Language code, associated with the Save button, can be seen in the Programmer's pane.
Figure 3.9. Action buttons
Some of the more common buttons added to applications include Create, Save, and Close a document.
If the Action pane is hidden, select View > Action Pane to display this section. Alternatively, you can use your mouse to manually open the pane. To do this, locate the vertical bar at rightmost border of the screen and use the left mouse button to drag open the pane.
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
Reference Library Applications
Design Enhancements Using LotusScript
Design Enhancements Using Formula Language
Miscellaneous Enhancements and Tips for Domino Databases
Application Deployment and Maintenance
Appendix A. Online Project Files and Sample Applications
Appendix B. IBM® Lotus® Notes® and Domino®Whats Next?