Wow, 3 posts in one night after being silent for quite a while. But, Happy Halloween and I hope everyone had a happy and Safe Halloween. Keith I realize I didn’t do any bloody fonts, flying bats or anything like that , but maybe next year Share This:

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Wow, 3 posts in one night after being silent for quite a while. But, Happy Halloween and I hope everyone had a happy and Safe Halloween. Keith I realize I didn’t do any bloody fonts, flying bats or anything like that , but maybe next year Share This:

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I’ve recently been tasked with adding bookmarks to the workspace and/or a folder on the far left of the Lotus Notes window with links to people’s old archive files. I’ve come to the conclusion that Lotus must not have intended us as developers to mess with this. But the flow should go something like this: In LotusScript I need to get all the user’s current archive filenames from their home directory Add bookmarks for the archive files that are being moved to an archive server to the user’s bookmark bar on the far left of the Lotus Notes window Now, the problems I’m running into are this: Formula language provides a

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I’ve recently been tasked with adding bookmarks to the workspace and/or a folder on the far left of the Lotus Notes window with links to people’s old archive files. I’ve come to the conclusion that Lotus must not have intended us as developers to mess with this. But the flow should go something like this: In LotusScript I need to get all the user’s current archive filenames from their home directory Add bookmarks for the archive files that are being moved to an archive server to the user’s bookmark bar on the far left of the Lotus Notes window Now, the problems I’m running into are this: Formula language provides a

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The book Lotus Notes Developer’s Toolbox: Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment by Mark Elliott arrived on my doorstep today. I was one of the editors for the book and my name shows up in the Acknowledgements, it’s the last name there, but it’s there. I know that’s not a big deal for quite a few in the Lotus Blogosphere, but for me, seeing my name in that book was really cool. This is the first book I’ve ever been asked to participate in and I wasn’t so sure to begin with as they asked for some personal information, but after talking with the publisher on the phone and being given

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The book Lotus Notes Developer’s Toolbox: Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment by Mark Elliott arrived on my doorstep today. I was one of the editors for the book and my name shows up in the Acknowledgements, it’s the last name there, but it’s there. I know that’s not a big deal for quite a few in the Lotus Blogosphere, but for me, seeing my name in that book was really cool. This is the first book I’ve ever been asked to participate in and I wasn’t so sure to begin with as they asked for some personal information, but after talking with the publisher on the phone and being given

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I’ve recently had the need for a new tool to make icons. I stumbled across this tool from Axialis. The ease of creating quality icons is absolutely fabulous and for someone with little to no imagination, like myself, it’s a breeze to create very appealing icons for navigation purposes. The IconWorkshop comes with many different icon shapes and symbols, pretty much everything you’ll need to make an icon. It’s all drag and drop and if there isn’t a symbol that will fit your needs there are free image object packs that you can download to include in your icons. The IconWorkshop will also allow you to turn an image into an

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I’ve recently had the need for a new tool to make icons. I stumbled across this tool from Axialis. The ease of creating quality icons is absolutely fabulous and for someone with little to no imagination, like myself, it’s a breeze to create very appealing icons for navigation purposes. The IconWorkshop comes with many different icon shapes and symbols, pretty much everything you’ll need to make an icon. It’s all drag and drop and if there isn’t a symbol that will fit your needs there are free image object packs that you can download to include in your icons. The IconWorkshop will also allow you to turn an image into an

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At my new job I’ve inherited an application that has a butt ugly interface. It’s applications like these that spur websites like Lotus Notes Sucks. Now I’ve read through a lot of that website and I must say that there is a lot of sense and lessons to be had from this website, but that’s another post for another day. But back to that ugly application. I am just itching to redesign the UI for that application, it was developed last year and in my eyes was just thrown together and the UI was not thought out at all. While doing some research on UIs and looking for ideas to leach

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At my new job I’ve inherited an application that has a butt ugly interface. It’s applications like these that spur websites like Lotus Notes Sucks. Now I’ve read through a lot of that website and I must say that there is a lot of sense and lessons to be had from this website, but that’s another post for another day. But back to that ugly application. I am just itching to redesign the UI for that application, it was developed last year and in my eyes was just thrown together and the UI was not thought out at all. While doing some research on UIs and looking for ideas to leach

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Thomas Duff (aka Duffbert) has started some posts with more posts, which stemmed from the Hi, I’m a Mac and I’m a PC commercials. Pretty funny and quite accurate. Go check it out and wish Thomas a “Get Well Soon” from me while you’re there. Keith Share This:

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Thomas Duff (aka Duffbert) has started some posts with more posts, which stemmed from the Hi, I’m a Mac and I’m a PC commercials. Pretty funny and quite accurate. Go check it out and wish Thomas a “Get Well Soon” from me while you’re there. Keith Share This:

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Sorry I haven’t posted of late, but it’s been very hectic here. I’ve started a new job with Unisys supporting the GSA which is a government entitiy which takes care of federal buildings. But once things settle down a bit I’ll be back to posting. Keith Share This:

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Sorry I haven’t posted of late, but it’s been very hectic here. I’ve started a new job with Unisys supporting the GSA which is a government entitiy which takes care of federal buildings. But once things settle down a bit I’ll be back to posting. Keith Share This:

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Alan posted this article today which contains some cool resources for Lotus Notes development. I visited this link which shows how to do several things with the NotesAdministrationProcess class of LotusScript (which by the way I posted about yesterday). I haven’t had a chance to throughly read that article yet, but I’m hoping that something about getting the Note ID of the AdminP request is mentioned there as I haven’t been able to successfully get the Note ID of the request to date (maybe it’s something I’m doing wrong). But give Alan’s post a read and the article about the NotesAdministrationProcess class certainly looks promising, so check it out. Keith Lotus

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Alan posted this article today which contains some cool resources for Lotus Notes development. I visited this link which shows how to do several things with the NotesAdministrationProcess class of LotusScript (which by the way I posted about yesterday). I haven’t had a chance to throughly read that article yet, but I’m hoping that something about getting the Note ID of the AdminP request is mentioned there as I haven’t been able to successfully get the Note ID of the request to date (maybe it’s something I’m doing wrong). But give Alan’s post a read and the article about the NotesAdministrationProcess class certainly looks promising, so check it out. Keith Lotus

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