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Agent that will copy field and parse it before pasting it

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Hello Experts,
Here's what I'm looking for, I need an agent that will copy the Internet address ($dspInternetAddress) on the NAB into the phonetic name field ($dspAltFullNameSort) on the NAB, however currently the address looks like this firstname.lastname@nnn.companyname.com the nnn needs to go away leaving firstname.lastname@company name.com. Either it needs to be parsed out of the original email address or maybe just copy the firstname.lastname@ and add the companyname.com which ever is quickest and cleanest. All your help is appreciated and as usual I have to have this completed by Thursday 1pm, sorry to all I am not a developer and can use all the help you can provide me. Thanks
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Put this in your nab view action and select some documents and see this is what whether you required

      
      
      
      Dim session As New notessession
      Dim db As notesdatabase
      Set db = session.currentdatabase
      Set doccoll = db.unprocesseddocuments
      Set doc = doccoll.getfirstdocument
      While Not doc Is Nothing
            sval = doc.~$dspInternetAddress(0)
            svalafter = Strright(Strright(sval,"@"),".")
            svalbefore = Strleft(sval,"@")
            doc.~$dspAltFullNameSort = svalbefore +"@" +  svalafter
            doc.save True, True
            Set doc = doccoll.getnextdocument(doc)
      Wend
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where exactly does this go? I tried it as an action button on a view and it doesn't work, I'm looking for an agent preferably
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Put this code in a agent, and call the agent from a view action, it will work

Partha
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I created the agent and ran it against several documents nothing is happening, I'm running server and client 6.5
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step by step of what you have to do

a. create a agent and name it as Fieldmodifier

b. set the agent to run on selected documents

c. go to the view where you need to change the field vlaue

d. create a view action . and give this formula

@command([toolsrunmacro];"Fieldmodifier")

e. save the view action

f. select one document(for time being)      and click on this view action
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in the agent you have to paste the code of what i have given

Partha
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Hi Partha,
I've followed your instructions to the letter, created the agent, added the action to the view and selected a document and ran it, but the phonetic name field is not being populated
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Hi padillrr,

Creata formula agent with the following code:

SELECT @All;
FIELD $dspAltFullNameSort := @Left($dspInternetAddress; "@") + "@companyname.com";

Select a few docs and run the agent from the ACTIONS menu.

Cheers!
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Well I've tried them both I like the simplicity of the formula but neither is working, can I be doing something wrong? I tried the LS agent and action button as per instructions with no results the formula agent seems to run but shows no results, I don't see where the form is being put into an edit mode in order to add this information....by the way Thanks for your help, I'm really in need of this.....
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First of all do u have rights to change the document

Partha
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yes I have all rights, it is my test server, I can manually go in and change anything on the document and save it....
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I don't see anythign apart from access. Try setting a value in the agent like:

field test :="this is atest value";@success

Partha
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Partha, I tried the value with no success, I can tell the agent runs, but the results continue to be a blank field under the phonetic name field.....
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Hi All, I figured it out, sorry may have been my error on this I used the formula:
SELECT @All;
FIELD $dspAltFullNameSort := @Left($dspInternetAddress; "@") + "@companyname.com";
but deleted the $dsp and it worked....I appreciate the help and will still award the points, but to be fair I will split them between both, is that OK?
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Not at all a problem for me

Partha
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