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How to view the formula in forms in database

Posted on 2004-10-07
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I have accidentally deleted away my master template of my db thus the copy of db on the server its design is hidden.
I got a old backup which I can view the database design n formulas.
I try to do replication and on the local copy, I can go into the design but unable to view the formulas for the action button and other formulas in my database.It gives me -> Formula is hidden.

Anyway can I unhide my formula?
I am using Lotus Notes R6
Pls advise.
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Question by:kopibean
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No.  Not possible to unhide (not in R6 anyway)

cheers,

tom
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Tom, isn't there some dirty trick somewhere to modify the replca-id of a database? If you make a copy of both database, adapt the replica-id of one of the copies to the one of the other copy, so they will be real replica's, and then start the replication process?
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Yes, but that doesn't work anymore in R6 afaik
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Agents and LotusScript cannot be recovered, for only the compiled object is present in the hidden design. Formulas seem to be crypted only.

I'm afraid the answer is indeed: No.

You don't have a replica of the design template somewhere??
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There was one old trick of changing the hexa decimal value in R5. If your database be saved as .ns5 andnothing much gets affected, then i believe you can get to an extent.

Partha

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