Open document as read only.

If one user has a form open and is editing it, i want it to force a 2nd user into just read only mode, rather than create conflicts.
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Sjef BosmanConnect With a Mentor Groupware ConsultantCommented:
Maybe you can use Document Locking for this purpose. This will only work if all users use the same replica on the same server. What's your Domino release?
unknown45Author Commented:
6.02CF1 and all user are on the same server and same replica
If it is R6.. Yes you can enable locking of the document using lock method for notesDocument. No more workarounds..

Read this article (  and also look for lock in help documentation for more details

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unknown45Author Commented:
Document locking worked thanks sjef. and thanks hemantha but sef got to me first.
can i lock a Document in web application?
Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
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