View Enhancements

Chapter Overview

This chapter provides a number of LotusScript and Formula Language routines associated with views. These enhancements can be incorporated into almost any Lotus Notes database. Each customization is self-contained and designed to run independently. This enables you to copy the code into any existing application and implement it with little to no modification.

The intent of this chapter is to provide common customizations that can be added to any database application. However, when adding a LotusScript enhancement to an existing application, you may need to replace field names or search strings or remove duplicate code linessuch as declaration (DIM) statements.

Customizations include the following:

  • Create a new document by double-clicking on a calendar date
  • Display documents in a view by year and month
  • Display an icon in the view
  • Retrieve all views in a database
  • Retrieve all columns in a database
  • Retrieve all columns for each view in the database
  • Manage conflict documents
  • Manage applications with multiple forms
  • Disable the ability to paste documents into a view


This section covers enhancements specifically designed for Lotus Notes views. It includes enhancements written in both LotusScript and Formula Language.

A working example of all customizations can be found in the developer's toolbox in the BookCodeLibrary.NSF database. See Appendix A for additional information.


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?

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Lotus Notes Developer's Toolbox(c) Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment
Lotus Notes Developers Toolbox: Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment
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