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notesUIWorkspace .EditDocument add option to specify form to use

LotusScript notesUIWorkspace .EditDocument - add an option to specify which form to use when opening/editing the document.

A developer may not always want to use the default.

This will be useful for:

displaying a subset of information when a dialog is not appropriate and less complicated than multiple hidewhens / subforms

displaying print friendly forms

overriding form formulas in views

  • Guest
  • Jun 23 2020
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  • Guest commented
    3 Jul, 2020 07:39am

    re: "How about the opposite then: changing the form when you are editor?"

    Not all users will have editor access. So if you want to display a different form for different circumstances you couldn't with this method. And even if you did the form would be "dirty" and you would be prompted for a save because a change has been made when the user has made no change.

  • Guest commented
    2 Jul, 2020 06:05pm

    Colleagues, if you open a document in the UI and the form contains a Form field with a different (not original) value, then when you save the document its form will change.

  • Admin
    Thomas Hampel commented
    2 Jul, 2020 04:10pm

    How about the opposite then: changing the form when you are editor?

  • Guest commented
    26 Jun, 2020 12:53pm

    Hi, re "try changing the form field".

    Not possible if you only have reader access.

  • Guest commented
    25 Jun, 2020 09:38pm

    Just an idea, but after you get the notesdocument, try changing the form field to the required form, and call ws.editsocument. Might work.