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ReStyler - apply new design theme to existing Application

A new tool that will allow to apply a new design to an existing application my standardizing Forms/Views while keeping the application logic unmodified.

Vote for this if you like the idea + leave a comment if you have further suggestions on functionality

  • Guest
  • Dec 13 2021
  • Planning to Implement
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  • Guest commented
    18 Jan 04:33pm

    We use the Ytria suite to do design changes like this. That being said I agree that it would be of benefit to have a CSS like style that could be applied to design objects.

  • Guest commented
    13 Jan 05:52pm

    HCL has greatly improved the Domino backend. It's very needed to update also Notes frontend. Amd possibility to renew design of older apps is very helpful and welcome.

  • Guest commented
    11 Jan 12:11pm

    excellent. Just Do It

  • Guest commented
    6 Jan 09:05am

    For Notes-Client applications styling changes are hard to perform. E.g. a design decision is made how to style action button bars (colors, fonts, etc.), the (background) colors of views, its fonts ets. This need to be changed manually for every single view, form etc. Very, very time consuming and probably erroneous.


    Cascading Style Sheets had been made available for Notes Client several versions ago. But these work in the Client only partially and only for forms. But at least it was a step in the right direction.


    CSS for other elements would be very helpful.


  • Guest commented
    28 Dec, 2021 10:19pm

    Web like UI is the Achilles heel of Notes. Please help!

  • Guest commented
    26 Dec, 2021 07:54pm

    Please make the product available.

  • Guest commented
    23 Dec, 2021 02:32pm

    This feature will be very useful, HCL has greatly improved the Notes / Domino backend (increased summary and database limit size, DQL, QRP, NotesHTTPRequest, NotesJSONNavigator, transaction methods, AppDev package, security improvements and many other features ), the most important thing now is for HCL to start devoting more time, resources and effort to working on the front-end applications for Notes and Nomad.

    With apps with a modern UI, I'm sure the marketing team will be able to sell the product to new customers and bring back the good times of Notes / Domino as a great platform for enterprise apps.

  • Guest commented
    21 Dec, 2021 06:53pm

    There's not really adequate information in this to make an educated vote. How would it do it? What would it do with styles applied within forms? Change all font styles etc. too many questions.

  • Guest commented
    16 Dec, 2021 08:29pm

    I have a configurable product called XPager (http://www.effichange.com/home ) that was originally designed to automatically convert Notes client applications to XPages. Later, due to customer requests and with a minimal effort, I was able to create a configuration to automatically convert Notes Client applications to AngularJS and ReactJS using Domino or Darwino as a back end.

    HCL looked at the XPager previously in the context of converting Notes client applications automatically to ReactJS using the Domino AppDev.

    If HCL (or any HCL partner) has a renewed interest in automatic conversion of Notes client applications and would like to invest resources into producing a “ReStyler”, I am open to work together with HCL and provide the XPager technology to create a new configuration to easily address the “ReStyler” need and make this technology available to all users.

    The most interesting products in the XPager Suite that are relevant for the “ReStyler” are the XPager Converter (http://www.effichange.com/home/xpager )and the XPager Configuration project (http://www.effichange.com/home/xpager-configuration-project ).

    The XPager Convertor is the conversion engine that automates the conversion of Forms, Pages, Views, Folders, Shared Elements and Formula Language to Javascript, XPages or react JS. XPager Converter allows developers to convert applications selectivity. It can convert a single design element, a collection of design elements, an entire application, or a collection of applications.

    The XPager Configuration Project is a powerful feature that allows developers to apply changes to the XPager output without the need for software upgrades. Using a configuration projects users can apply best practices, corporate standards, lessons learned and any other changes and apply them to subsequent conversions iteratively.

  • Guest commented
    16 Dec, 2021 10:19am

    if the project is to dxl export / import and change fonts, colors etc I would vote against.

    if the project is to extend THEME and CSS support in Notes Clientand be able via applying a theme to overide old look and feel then I would vote YES.


    But the most surprising thing for me on the webcast, when selecting which platform to restyle, is there was not a pure "web" one. Nomadweb etc ok... but 99% of our new apps are browser only.

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 06:27pm

    The product is very interesting, make it available

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:52pm

    Please product

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:48pm

    This should have the ability to create/edit your own theme and specify app wide fonts, colours etc

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:48pm

    Just updated to 12.0.1 client and workspace looks awful with new and old icons. We wont be upgrading until we have upgraded the icons, so Restyler cant come too soon

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:47pm

    May have missed if it was in there, but a control panel for a company's stylesheet (colors/fonts) for this to apply in the restyler.

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:41pm

    Some of our customers have horrendous apps 15-20 years old. They are reluctant to invest and so what the users see is bad app = Lotus Notes = Legacy.
    This could be a great quick and easy way to refresh UI's and bring these apps and Notes/Domino up to date and improve users experience. This will also open they eyes of ICT and business to reinvest overall. A great idea !

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:41pm

    And if it could work with Themes, it would be great

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:40pm

    Great (NOTES? / VOLT) app!
    Please make it available for everyone!

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:38pm

    Any help to bring consistency to the UI of Notes and mobile apps would do great things for us.

  • Guest commented
    15 Dec, 2021 03:35pm

    It's wonderfull featers and this is best for track on GPS so its amazing.But I voted in favour, as it would allow to make a UI more consistent.Thank you so much for this


    Comment by Chandan Patel

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