Solved

Automatically Launching an attatchment LR5

Posted on 2001-08-22
12
206 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Is it possible to get an attatchment to launch when clicking a hotspot or button?
I dont have designer rights.
0
Comment
Question by:chuckie1
  • 4
  • 3
  • 3
  • +1
12 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Arunkumar
ID: 6413120
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!
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Jean Marie Geeraerts
ID: 6416501
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.
0
 

Author Comment

by:chuckie1
ID: 6416567
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.
0
Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Jean Marie Geeraerts
ID: 6416635
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...?
0
 

Author Comment

by:chuckie1
ID: 6416983
Thanks jerrith, thats what I got prior to asking for help.!
any one else got any ideas?
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Jean Marie Geeraerts
ID: 6417174
Thought as much ;)
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Arunkumar
ID: 6417184
What happened to my proposal on a smarticon and a selected document ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:chuckie1
ID: 6417201
sorry Arunkumar client doesnt want to go that route..???
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
Arunkumar earned 150 total points
ID: 6417210
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.....
0
 

Author Comment

by:chuckie1
ID: 6417252
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?
0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:Zvonko
ID: 10476459
chuckie1,
No comment has been added lately (919 days), so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area for this question:

RECOMMENDATION: Award points to Arunkumar http:#6417210
Please leave any comments here within 4 days.

-- Please DO NOT accept this comment as an answer ! --

Thanks,

Zvonko
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

ScreenConnect 6.0 Free Trial

Explore all the enhancements in one game-changing release, ScreenConnect 6.0, based on partner feedback. New features include a redesigned UI, app configurations and chat acknowledgement to improve customer engagement!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Lack of Storage capacity is a common problem that exists in every field of life. Here we are taking the case of Lotus Notes Emails, as we all know that we are totally depend on e-communication i.e. Emails. This article is fully dedicated to resolvin…
Article by: Rob
Notes 8.5 Archiving Steps and Tips This article covers setting up a Notes archive, and helps understand some of the menu choices making setting up and maintaining a Notes archive file easier.
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

822 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question