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I am trying to create a view that filters all the records that were not created by the current Lotus user.  I have a field in the form called originator that has the format FirstName LastName.  The view selection I am using in the view is the following:
SELECT Form = "GRIPSINFILING" & originator = @Name([CN]; @UserName)

The problem seems to be that the @Username is not giving a consistent value.  Now I can to this:
SELECT Form = "GRIPSINFILING" & originator = "MyFirst MySecond" and it works but with the formula it does not.

I've tried trimming converting both to uppecase and a whole host of other things.

It seems that this type of filter should be pretty basic.  Does anybody now how to do this?

Thank you in advance

Jeff Sulman

RE: UserId

What if someone has a middle initial?  Why not just store "@Name([CN]; @UserName)" in the originator field?


Anything worth doing is a lot more difficult than it's worth - Unknown Induhvidual

RE: UserId

User-name-based filtering cannot work in shared views. You must use a shared/private on first use view.
As Leslie pointed out, it is best to use the user's canonical name to do the select, even if you display another format of it.


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