#dominoforever | Product Ideas Portal

 

Welcome to the #dominoforever Product Ideas Forum! The place where you can submit product ideas and enhancement request. We encourage you to participate by voting on, commenting on, and creating new ideas. All new ideas will be evaluated by HCL Product Management & Engineering teams, and the next steps will be communicated. While not all submitted ideas will be executed upon, community feedback will play a key role in influencing which ideas are and when they will be implemented.

For more information and upcoming events around #dominoforever, please visit our Destination Domino Page

Cannot open PDF files using Lotusscript

 Using IBM Notes 10.0.1FP2 and Office 365 on Windows 10 (latest version)

Up until this week end, I was able to use the following code to open a PDF file from within Notes, using the WScript (Windows Scripting host) object:

Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
returnValue = objShell.Run(fileName, 3, False)

The varable filename contains the fully qualified path for a PDF file.

Now I just get an error message 'OLE: Automation object error' when trying to execute the objShell command.

Is this a new Windows 10 / Office 365 problem, or do I need to make changes to my Notes & Windows environments to get it to work again?

  • Guest
  • Jul 29 2019
  • Already exists
  • Attach files
  • Admin
    Thomas Hampel commented
    27 Jan, 2020 12:10am
    This is most likely a configuration issue with your operating system. Check which application is assigned to the file extension.
    PS: this is not a support forum, so please contact HCL support if the issue persists