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Automatically Launching an attatchment LR5

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Is it possible to get an attatchment to launch when clicking a hotspot or button?
I dont have designer rights.
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by:Arunkumar
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Try something to do with the smarticon button cause that is the place you may be allowed to write some @Functions!

Try it!

Good Luck!
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by:Jean Marie Geeraerts
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In what context do you want to do this ?
In a notes document in notes you can easily launch an attachment by just right-clicking on the attachment and choosing Launch from the popup-menu.
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by:chuckie1
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I can write functions in the hotspot button editor but seem unable to get it to work.
I realise it can be done via a popup menu but my client has requested this.
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by:Jean Marie Geeraerts
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I've played around with it myself and found only one function to launch an attachment :  @command([AttachmentLaunch]).
However this function will only work on a selected attachment and if you click on a button or hotspot the attachment automatically gets unselected, so you get an "Cannot execute the specified command" error.
In LotusScript there's no way to launch an attachment either, so I'm sorry but I'm afraid I can't help you here.
Maybe another expert has an idea...?
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by:chuckie1
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Thanks jerrith, thats what I got prior to asking for help.!
any one else got any ideas?
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by:Jean Marie Geeraerts
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Thought as much ;)
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by:Arunkumar
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What happened to my proposal on a smarticon and a selected document ?
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sorry Arunkumar client doesnt want to go that route..???
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Oops !

Hobout this then ?
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=lotusnotes&qid=20172665

I was thinking this method by my Agent Mulder in my first comment!

Lets find out another way then.....
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by:chuckie1
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Arunkumar
client will go with the detatch method..
do you have the code that will work as in the detatch
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=lotusnotes&qid=20172665
but to launch?
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