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Lotus Notes® and Domino® 6 Application Development Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams 610, 611, and 612) by David Hatter, Tim Bankes

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Working with Basic Formula Language

In Domino, formulas can beused to accomplish many programming objectives, including

  • Automating tasks

  • Acting on a condition

  • Comparing values

  • Computing values

  • Modifying values

  • Create selection criteria: views, agents, and replication formulas

  • Validate information

The Formula language processes back-end Notes objects, much like the back-end classes in LotusScript, whereas @Commands (a special type of @Function covered in detail in the next section) operate in the user interface. Changes made using @Commands are not reflected in the back-end (stored documents) until a document is saved, while changes made using @Functions are made real-time to the stored documents. A formula is composed of one or more @Functions, which ...

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