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Unknown LotusScript Error means you forgot Java use statements
Tue, Mar 4th 2014 327
How not to perform a Select Case
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 282
Instr sensitivity training
Sat, Nov 30th 2013 240
Fun with @DbLookup
Fri, Aug 24th 2012 150
Arial is not my favorite
Wed, Aug 8th 2012 146
Sametime user cannot connect after upgrade
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 142
Duplicate EMail Elimination
Thu, May 17th 2012 141
Parsing an ISO 8601 Date with Lotusscript Split
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Fun with @DbLookup
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Day of Week
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John McCann
 
Blog Title McCann’s Blog
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Unknown LotusScript Error means you forgot Java use statements
Tue, Mar 4th 2014 1:12p   John McCann
I received this error message attempting to run a LotusScript agent that connects to a database using ODBC and calls Java routines for password encryption and base 64 encoding routines.. It works gr ... [read] Keywords: agent lotusscript database java odbc password
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Instr sensitivity training
Sat, Nov 30th 2013 8:11a   John McCann
I have been parsing a rather large CSV file using LotusScript. The Instr function was getting used extensively. For example, to count the number of quotes in a string, the following code is used: ... [read] Keywords: lotusscript
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How not to perform a Select Case
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 6:16p   John McCann
This is a LotusScript example of how NOT to code Select Case. I found this in an application I had to change. The code was in a function that tries to find the proper document in the Domino Direc ... [read] Keywords: domino lotusscript application
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Fun with @DbLookup
Fri, Aug 24th 2012 8:10a   John McCann
This is a re-post of an earlier item to fix a bug in the code, add more diagnostic information, and recreate the item after an update exceed the 32K limit on a field. After spending considerable w ... [read] Keywords: dblookup bug
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Arial is not my favorite
Wed, Aug 8th 2012 11:13a   John McCann
I did not think an application rendered well using the Arial font in Internet Explorer 9. So, I wanted to change it to Verdana. It took me a while to chase down all the references to font-family in ... [read] Keywords: application
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Duplicate EMail Elimination
Thu, May 17th 2012 8:56a   John McCann
Argh, ran into a problem with my inbox filled with duplicates while I was having problems with an IMAP source. I wrote a duplicate email eliminator that I thought others might be able to use to save ... [read] Keywords: email




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Fun with @DbLookup
Fri, Apr 27th 2012 7:00p   John McCann
I continue to be underwhelmed by IBM's level of documentation and examples. It reminds me so much of teenagers doing just enough to get by and hoping they won't get caught. After spending conside ... [read] Keywords: dblookup ibm
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Day of Week
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 8:20a   John McCann
I picked up someone else's code today and saw a technique that struck me. The application was set up to need a three character day of week. I look at the code and see the following construct: ... [read] Keywords: application
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Sametime user cannot connect after upgrade
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 7:47a   John McCann
Because it took me a while to track down (not saying much) and it was another D'OH moment, I thought it worth sharing. Last night was the second attempt to upgrade a Sametime Entry server. This was ... [read] Keywords: sametime server
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D’OH moment on getDocument performance
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 9:23a   John McCann
We had just had a discussion concerning performance - an agent that has to collect information on a few thousand documents to present data to a dashboard. The agent carefully uses a NotesViewNavigat ... [read] Keywords: agent
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LotusScript needs destructors too
Sat, Aug 6th 2011 5:21a   John McCann
I was upgrading a major application to a new release. When we deployed on the QA system and started running against the full data load, the overnight processing agent that goes in and touches a good ... [read] Keywords: agent lotusscript application
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Document Collection loses position in recursive function
Wed, May 4th 2011 10:54a   John McCann
As Mr. Pyle would say, surprise, surprise. surprise. I have a hierarchical construct of organizations. Each organization has a field giving the organization to which it is subordinate, i.e. the pare ... [read] Keywords:
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Notes and Sametime performance with JVM Heap Size
Fri, Sep 3rd 2010 9:41a   John McCann
I was having a problem with Domino Designer in 8.5.2, when I was editing a VERY large script library (LotusScript) and pasted a line of code into it. Eclipse showed the message about correcting inde ... [read] Keywords: domino lotusscript notes sametime script library eclipse
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Obtaining mail.box in LotusScript
Sat, Jul 24th 2010 10:00a   John McCann
Well, I finally tracked down another bug that has been plaguing me - failures in opening the mail.box database directly. In a WebQuerySave agent for a form, I was sending MIME formatted email messa ... [read] Keywords: agent lotusscript bug database email
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Creating an ISO Date in Lotus Notes Formula Language
Wed, Jul 21st 2010 4:00p   John McCann
Another posting on the lack of ISO 8601 support in Lotus Domino. I had a value in a date variable and had to display it on the web in a locale and timezone independent format. Dojo has been chose ... [read] Keywords: domino formula language lotus notes dojo
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Parsing an ISO 8601 Date with Lotusscript Split
Wed, Jul 21st 2010 10:00a   John McCann
Domino, for all its "we conform to standards" hype a few years, doesn't support dates standards well, specifically ISO 8601 (wikipedia, ISO, or W3C) date formats. What is worse, is that Dom ... [read] Keywords: domino lotusscript




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