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232 VOTE
Status Shipped
Workspace Domino Designer
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 13, 2021

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

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  • Guest
    Dec 12, 2022

    Lovely to know, that it has been shipped... but where to find it for download?

  • Guest
    Dec 1, 2022

    That'd be fantastic. I spent hours trying to figure out how to alter the Discussion and Teamroom DB's appearance on my own. I eventually gave up.

    slope io

  • Guest
    Sep 2, 2022
    Creo que tal y como se muestra este producto, en la presentación realizada en Diciembre 2021, debería ser una de las apuestas de HCL Domino, ya que cambiaría el modo de pensar de muchas empresas como la mía, donde llevamos trabajando casi 30 años con aplicaciones domino y solo se piensa en la migración de las mismas, con el esfuerzo que conllevaría y nunca obteniendo los mismos resultados que bajo mi punto de vista, nos da Domino, sobre todo con este empujón que se le ha dado hasta la v 12.0.2 Esperamos con impaciencia una versión estable de rstyler, lo antes posible y seguro que nuestras aplicaciones con un mínimo esfuerzo, sigan perdurando en el tiempo.
  • Guest
    Jun 21, 2022

    That would be great. I spent hours to find a way to change the look of Discussion and Teamroom DB by my own. Finally I gave up.

  • Guest
    Mar 17, 2022

    Actionbars and views can be easily bulk-edited exporting the whole design in DXL, performing some replace (even in the same LSS Agent, using the NotesDOMParser) and re-importing it.

    I've refreshed dozens of applications this way. I don't think it's necessary to have a specific tool to do that.

  • Guest
    Mar 3, 2022

    great idea, please come up with it. Thanks!

  • Guest
    Feb 23, 2022

    I would be happy if I could merely share action bar properties across all views and forms.

  • Guest
    Feb 16, 2022

    Great idea. Long time ago I created a script which made this work via dxl. It was nightmare.

  • Guest
    Jan 18, 2022

    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
    Jan 13, 2022

    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
    Jan 11, 2022

    excellent. Just Do It

  • Guest
    Jan 6, 2022

    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
    Dec 28, 2021

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

  • Guest
    Dec 26, 2021

    Please make the product available.

  • Guest
    Dec 23, 2021

    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
    Dec 21, 2021

    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
    Dec 16, 2021

    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
    Dec 16, 2021

    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
    Dec 15, 2021

    The product is very interesting, make it available

  • Guest
    Dec 15, 2021

    Please product

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