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#oldschool @formula to check for attachments

I have started at a new company and they didn’t have an XIC (XPages Information Center) so my XPages Knowledge db needed to be installed (a regular Notes db for quickly copying & pasting rich text, snippets, storing sample applications, multiple

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LotusScript equivalent for @Command TextSetFontColor?

In an form I have an action button: Unfortunately this TextSetFontColor command only allows these colors: Black Gray Red DarkRed Green DarkGreen Blue DarkBlue Magenta DarkMagenta Yellow Brown Cyan DarkCyan White In the Help file it says: Language cross-reference NotesColor

Posted in @Formula, LotusScript

Looking for: human friendly date format @formula

In stead of showing a date in a yyyy:mm:dd format I would like to show the date in a more human friendly way like for example: 4 days ago 1 week ago 2 months ago 8 years, 2 months and

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Pagination on a View in the Notes client

A problem with Notes Views is that when they contain a lot of documents scrolling becomes inevitable. Even when you apply categorized columns it will become necessary that users click through the Views. An option would be that you just

Posted in @Formula, CSS, JavaScript, Lotus Notes, LotusScript, Show N Tell Thursday, sntt, UI

Mimicing the preview-switch option

I thought I give this Thursday a ‘SnTT’ swing (what happened with that phenomena?). My collegue Tomas can be sometime tough with progressive ideas, but this makes you just try that extra effort to make something in Notes a little

Posted in @Formula, Frameset, Show N Tell Thursday, sntt

Implementing Smoothgallery into a Domino application

It was a while since I opened my Designer client for developing a new project due to other responsibilities. At this time I am prototyping a basic Notes application where users can upload images via the Notes client and browse

Posted in @Formula, Applications, JavaScript, Lotus Domino

Framesets (recap)

Earlier I wrote that the setup of Framesets in an application for the Notes client was bugging me. It seemed that one Frame that is being used as a preview pane (using the URL parameter) is ‘consuming’ all the actions made in

Posted in @Formula, Applications, Lotus Notes, LotusScript

Framesets (Notes client), a bug or maybe I am doing something wrong…?

I am experiencing a problem with setting up a Frameset to be used in the Notes client. Here is a simple graphic example how I have set it up: In Frame C I am loading a Form that contains the

Posted in @Formula, Frameset, Lotus Notes

Combine column lookups

Hejsan. I will pick the quickest way to post something in the SNTT category by just adding an image which explains itself. It is probably taken from a LotuSphere session (guess the session?). I recently used in in updating an

Posted in @Formula, Show N Tell Thursday, sntt

Performance basics for IBM Lotus Notes developers – Some additions?

Andre Guirard wrote a nice interesting piece of document regarding considerations for application development. The document you can download here. Recently I have asked to write down some ‘best practices’ from a developer perspective. I see a lot of Andre’s

Posted in @Formula, Applications, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, LotusScript
I am Patrick Kwinten. I am a IBM Notes Domino Product Specialist since 1996. With this blog I am trying to give my contribution to the community.
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