@NameLookup Oddity


Hi again.

Why are there so many quirks in Notes?

I have this formula in a computed Names field:
 @Implode( @NameLookup([Exhaustive] ; ProjMgrString ; "FullName" ) )

Why is it that, for all buy ONE user, the field populates as desired?  For only ONE user, this field remains blank!

Any idea why?

Thanks, as always.
Cory
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cLFlaVAAsked:
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Bozzie4IT ArchitectCommented:
Because you have him in your personal addressbook ?
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cLFlaVAAuthor Commented:
no no..
when this one user accesses my database, on her machine, the field remains blank.
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p_parthaCommented:
i believe namelookup is searching only his local names.nsf . Check his location document

Partha
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cLFlaVAAuthor Commented:
what do you mean by 'location document'?
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p_parthaCommented:
File --> preferences --> locatoin preferences , CHECK his mail tab

Partha

P.S: it's jsut a thought

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cLFlaVAAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help.

So, the assumption would be that under the "Servers" tab, there would be nothing listed for the Domino Directory Server?  Or, what should I be (not) looking for?

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cLFlaVAAuthor Commented:
I have to do this remotely, that's why I'm asking so many questions.

Thanks again.
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p_parthaCommented:
sorry i was away ... check the mail tab and also server tab and see what is there in her machine?

partha
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sravikiranCommented:
HI !

This is straight from notes help database.

***"Searches all Domino Directories listed in the NAMES variable in notes.ini and returns all information in a text list. This keyword returns values from the local Names.nsf database as well as the mail server's directory. "***

Therefore,
It searches the following
1. Your personal address book
2. names.nsf  (address book) on your mail server (server name in the location document -> server tab  -> home/mail server field)
3.  names.nsf  (address book) on your directory server (server name in the location document -> server tab  -> Domino Directory server field)

For example, if you don't find any name in your document -> server tab  -> Domino Directory server field, then
it just searches your personal address book and your mail server.

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p_parthaCommented:
What was the problem clFlava?

Partha
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