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Status Under Consideration
Workspace Domino Designer
Categories LotusScript
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 29, 2022

Extend GetItemValue() function

In a large part of my LS code, I always have to use HasItem() to check whether the item really exists. It would be nice if an optional parameter could be passed that returns a default value if the item doesn't exist.

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  • Guest
    May 12, 2022

    Nice idea.

    However, if you access a non-existing field in a document, you get an empty string returned. In other words you need HasItem() only, if you want to check, if the field really exists. this way you can simulate NULL-values.

  • Guest
    Apr 29, 2022

    Good idea. They could just bring the Javascript type-specific calls (e.g., getItemValueArray, getItemValueString, etc.) to Lotusscript as this is how those calls work (i.e., return a default value).