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Strikethrough Text Using @Commands

Posted on 2003-10-28
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Hello everyone...
I would like to create a smarticon that adds a strikethrough to highlighted text.  Can this be done without Lotuscript?  If so, how?
Here is a formula that I use to add a date/time stamp.  I would like to add a strikethrough in place of the textbold command.  Is this possible?  Thanks.

@Command([TextNormal]);
@Command([TextSetFontColor]; [DarkBlue]);
@Command([TextBold]);
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text("("));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text("John Doe"));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text(" - "));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text(@Now));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text(") - "));
@Command([TextBold])
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Question by:Aquilon7
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by:qwaletee
ID: 9636836
Sorry, there is @Command([TextStrikethrough])
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by:Bozzie4
ID: 9636939
And you can't use lotusscript in smarticons.

You could add a Lotusscript agent to "a" database, and then call that agent from you smarticon.

@Command([fileopendatabase] ; "server" : "database" );
@command([toolsrunmacro];"agent)

That agent can contain the lotusscript to do the same stuff (using notesrichtextstyle ... see the help for examples)

cheers,

Tom
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by:HemanthaKumar
ID: 9637410
Why is that you want this only on smarticons, can't it be done in a database as an action ?

~Hemanth
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by:qwaletee
ID: 9637469
Oops, I left out "no" -- there is no such @Command.

Bozzie's suggestion will NOT work, as NotesRichTextStyle in LotusScript is only good for switching styles for the next bit of text to be added to the rich text field.
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HemanthaKumar earned 400 total points
ID: 9637480
If you can do it from action button then I have a simple soln.

Download the sendkeys script library from this location

http://www.notesdesign.com/ndhtml/ndsendky.htm

In the script libraries copy SendKeys Library and paste it into your db.

Create an agent called Strikethrough, set to run Manually from agent list. Here is the script to simulate strikethrough

' (Declarations)
Use "SendKeys Library"

' Initialize event
Sub Initialize
      PushKeys "%TK"      
End Sub

Save the agent.

Now, Create an action where you will set the field value to this formula

@Command([TextNormal]);
@Command([TextSetFontColor]; [DarkBlue]);
@Command([TextBold]);
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text("("));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text("John Doe"));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text(" - "));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text(@Now));
@Command([EditInsertText]; @Text(") - "));
@Command([EditSelectAll]);
@PostedCommand([ToolsRunMacro]; "(Strikethrough)")


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by:qwaletee
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Hemanth,

Or to keep it simple, just a smarticon that executes an external sendKeys program (e.g., a simple VB app), via @Command([Execute]; ... )
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by:HemanthaKumar
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I have a C API alternative too. When Aquilon asks for it I will give that one... so till then keeping it very simple.
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