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AppDevPack/domino-db: Add a Evaluate() method to Document Class to allow computation of Notes @-Formulas

In some cases, it would be helpfull to be able to evaluate a Notes @-formula against an existing Document and get the value of the formula back. i would love to able to use this functionality in domino-db like so:

 

const back_from_eval = await document.evaluate('@If(ContentDataType = \'DP\';\'Detailseite\';ContentDataType != \'KP\';ContentDataType;PageTitle)');

 

The idea is to use this feature e.g. to"simulate" the calculation of a view column with a given Document in a collection by mapping through the document collection and generating values that are not stored in fields.. 

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  • Dec 20 2019
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  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    26 Feb 21:08

    Actually, it can use an arbitrary form: https://doc.cwpcollaboration.com/appdevpack/docs/en/domino-db-advanced.html#compute-with-form

     

    So you can do what you want today, just make a form with all your formulas in it :)

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    26 Feb 21:04

    You can compute with form on a document read.  It uses the form listed on the document but that should evaluate fields that are for display.  If this is not working for you, can you please raise a support ticket?

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    December 23, 2019 06:50

    I think tgere is lots of classes that needs to be added to this not only evaluate to make this an alternative devpath.