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Updating a view based on user specified criteria

Updating a view based on user specified criteria

Updating a view based on user specified criteria

Ok. Ok. I know there are no such thing as global variables in Lotus Notes. Here is the problem.....

In Frame 1 of my Frameset I have buttons which write environment variables to the NOTES.INI file or to fields in a 'Profile' document. In frame 2 of the Frameset I have a view, the View Selection of which displays data based on the settings in the NOTES.INI or the contents of the fields in the 'Profile' document.

For the writing to and accessing of the NOTES.INI file, this works fine as long as the database is local. The view displays data based on the selections set in the NOTES.INI file. However when the database is on the server, the @Environment function will not access the local NOTES.INI file from within the View Selection Formula.

For the 'Profile' document, the @GetProfileField function does not work within View Selection formulas.

I want the user to be able to set parameters which will update the data in the current view (for example selecting different date ranges). Are there any other methods which will allow me to do this in the View Selection formula, or am I approaching this problem from several wrong directions?

RE: Updating a view based on user specified criteria


I'm trying to do the same thing! Have you found a way to do it?



RE: Updating a view based on user specified criteria

No. havent found a way to get it to work on the server. I have created a local replica of the database. I work with this local replica, inputting data and generating the views. Everything works fine in the replica. All I have to do then is replicate with the server.

Not ideal, but it works.

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