I wanted to launch a excel (xls) file which was stored in a Profile document, from a Notes Client (tested in r8.5 but I see no reason this will not work in versions going back to r5) (Making it available Continue reading SNTT : using LotusScript to launch file attachements (EmbeddedObjects) in Lotus Notes
Hard coding is bad, bad , bad. Very bad, okay? (see Avoiding Hard Coding of Group Names). Here’s a quick and dirty way to have a drop down dialog which selects the “Year” and not be hard coded. 1234currentYear := Continue reading SNTT : Don’t hard code your Selectedable Years in a Lotus Notes dialog box.
The challenge was to have end users enter url’s (or uri’s) for content and have it presented as a link on the read only end part of the site. The problem is that means having “http” (or “https”) -which indicates Continue reading SNTT adding http onto URL strings in Lotus Notes
Previously, I showed how to globally Stop Copy and Paste, in Lotus Notes using formula language, at the database event level. I also mentioned how to allow some documents to be pasted in. (in the Notes Client) What if you Continue reading Stopping Copy and Paste, in Lotus Notes, selectivity in Views
Paul Graham has a excellent writeup on the term “Ramen Profitable” : “just enough to pay the founders’ living expenses”. Which leads us to “Sirloin Profitable” and “Ferrari Profitable” as additional milestones in a business, who’s definition should be self Continue reading Found Words: “Ramen Profitable” also “Sirloin Profitable” and “Ferrari Profitable”
This is why FireFox rocks! (the only downside is one can never stop at one) Starting with the Basic must have extensions. These are the first ones for me to install on new machines, and evangelize to clients. Firebug: a Continue reading FireFox extensions that make a web developers life easier.