Change main form field.

The "main" form has the fields "Name" and "LastName" (computes).
On changing the field "Name" value  (eg. the name is not entered corectly), on Qsave I nedd to search all documents with the field "Name" in db and change its value (some od documents are responses to "main" form but some are not).

I tried with view "AllDocuments" and next script in Qsave:

      Dim session As New NotesSession
      Dim db As NotesDatabase
      Dim view As NotesView
      Dim entry As NotesViewEntry
      Dim vc As NotesViewEntryCollection
      
      Name = Source.FieldGetText("LastName")
      
      Set db = session.CurrentDatabase
      Set view = db.GetView("AllDocuments")
      Set vc = view.GetAllEntriesByKey("Name")
      
      
      Set entry = vc.GetFirstEntry()
      While Not ( entry Is Nothing)
            Set doc = entry.Document
            
            Call doc.ReplaceItemValue( "Name", Name)
            
            Call doc.Save (True, False)
            
            Set entry = vc.GetNextEntry(entry)
            
      Wend
      
-but no result. What is the proper way to solve this task. Thanks.
nenadkovAsked:
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p_parthaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I doubt the line :

  Set vc = view.GetAllEntriesByKey("Name")


it shd be changed to

  Set vc = view.GetAllEntriesByKey(Name)

This will fetch all teh records where the key is the value entered in lastname field in the current documnet

Also, the alldocuments view shd have the first column sorted to the Name field.

Hope i make sense

Partha
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qwaleteeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here's a more effeicient way than looping through all he view cllection entries:

Use the follwoing:
    vc.stampAll "Name" , name

Instead of:

   Set entry = vc.GetFirstEntry()
     While Not ( entry Is Nothing)
          Set doc = entry.Document
         
          Call doc.ReplaceItemValue( "Name", Name)
         
          Call doc.Save (True, False)
         
          Set entry = vc.GetNextEntry(entry)
         
     Wend
 
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madheeswarCommented:
good suggestion Qwaletee
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ArunkumarCommented:
That was mine.  Qwaletee do you remember saying that stampAll is inefficient ???  Or was that you Partha ???

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p_parthaCommented:
Arun,
I didn't say that it was inefficient,. but there are some places where stampall doesn't work as intended....


peace
Partha
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qwaleteeCommented:
stampAll is really, really efficient.  Sometimes a little to efficient -- if the document you are working on is in teh collection, you can get conflicts.
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spacediverCommented:
How to incorporate a Search Function in the Document Library?
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qwaleteeCommented:
spacediver,
> How to incorporate a Search Function in the Document Library?
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