Assigning a value to a field in lotusscript

I need to assign the value from the picklist to the DocReaders field in this script.

Sub Click(Source As Button)
      Dim ws As New NotesUIWorkspace
      Dim db As NotesDatabase
      Dim uiDoc As NotesUIDocument
      Dim thisDoc As NotesDocument
      Dim newDoc As NotesDocument
      Dim varNewTo As Variant
      Dim item As NotesItem
      Dim session As New NotesSession
      Dim view As NotesView
      Dim pDoc As NotesDocument
      Dim strServer As String
      Dim strFilename As String
      Dim rtItem As NotesRichTextItem
      Set uiDoc = ws.CurrentDocument
      Set thisDoc = uiDoc.Document
      Set db = thisDoc.ParentDatabase
      Dim strToName As String
      Set newDoc = New NotesDocument(db)
      Call thisDoc.CopyAllItems(newDoc, True)
      varNewTo = ws.PickListStrings(PICKLIST_NAMES, True)

Somewhere here I need to take the value from varNewTo and append it to the DocReaders Field in the newDoc.

      k = Inputbox("Enter your comments")      
      Set item = newDoc.GetFirstItem("SendTo")
      item.Values = varNewTo
     'newDoc.SenderList = "Forwarded by " & session.CommonUserName & Chr$(13) & newDoc.SenderList(0)
      newDoc.Subject = "Fw: " & thisDoc.Subject(0)    
      newDoc.FowardComments = k      
      Call newDoc.Send(True)
  ' Now, put a note in the original database indicating that the document was forwarded.
      strServer = thisDoc.DatabaseServer(0)
      strFilename = thisDoc.DatabaseName(0)
      
      Set db = New NotesDatabase(strServer, strFilename)
      Set view = db.GetView("2005\Actions")
      Set pDoc = db.GetDocumentByUNID(thisDoc.SourceDocument(0))
      Set rtItem = pDoc.GetFirstItem("Comments")
      strToName = StringReplace(item.Text, "CN=", "")
      strToName = StringReplace(strToName, "/OU=Lex/O=Lexmark", "")
      Call rtItem.AppendText("Forwarded to " & strToName & " by " & session.CommonUserName)
      Call rtItem.AddNewLine(1)
      Call rtitem.appendtext("Forwarded Comment:  " & k)
      Call rtItem.AddNewLine(1)
      Call pDoc.Save(True, False)
      Call uiDoc.Close(True)
End Sub
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Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
Hope this works:
    Set item= doc.GetFirstItem("DocReaders")
    Call item.AppendToTextList(varNewTo)

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JaziarAuthor Commented:
Error - Variant does not contain an object
- see below to see what I added

Sub Click(Source As Button)
      Dim ws As New NotesUIWorkspace
      Dim db As NotesDatabase
      Dim uiDoc As NotesUIDocument
      Dim thisDoc As NotesDocument
      Dim newDoc As NotesDocument
      Dim varNewTo As Variant
      Dim item As NotesItem
      Dim session As New NotesSession
      Dim view As NotesView
      Dim pDoc As NotesDocument
      Dim strServer As String
      Dim strFilename As String
      Dim rtItem As NotesRichTextItem
      Set uiDoc = ws.CurrentDocument
      Set thisDoc = uiDoc.Document
      Set db = thisDoc.ParentDatabase
      Dim strToName As String
      Set newDoc = New NotesDocument(db)
      Call thisDoc.CopyAllItems(newDoc, True)
      varNewTo = ws.PickListStrings(PICKLIST_NAMES, True)
Added->      Set item= doc.GetFirstItem("DocReaders")
Added->      Call item.AppendToTextList(varNewTo)
      k = Inputbox("Enter your comments")      
      Set item = newDoc.GetFirstItem("SendTo")
      item.Values = varNewTo
     'newDoc.SenderList = "Forwarded by " & session.CommonUserName & Chr$(13) & newDoc.SenderList(0)
      newDoc.Subject = "Fw: " & thisDoc.Subject(0)    
      newDoc.FowardComments = k      
      Call newDoc.Send(True)
  ' Now, put a note in the original database indicating that the document was forwarded.
      strServer = thisDoc.DatabaseServer(0)
      strFilename = thisDoc.DatabaseName(0)
      
      Set db = New NotesDatabase(strServer, strFilename)
      Set view = db.GetView("2005\Actions")
      Set pDoc = db.GetDocumentByUNID(thisDoc.SourceDocument(0))
      Set rtItem = pDoc.GetFirstItem("Comments")
      strToName = StringReplace(item.Text, "CN=", "")
      strToName = StringReplace(strToName, "/OU=Lex/O=Lexmark", "")
      Call rtItem.AppendText("Forwarded to " & strToName & " by " & session.CommonUserName)
      Call rtItem.AddNewLine(1)
      Call rtitem.appendtext("Forwarded Comment:  " & k)
      Call rtItem.AddNewLine(1)
      Call pDoc.Save(True, False)
      Call uiDoc.Close(True)
End Sub
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p_parthaCommented:
apart from bro's code, just add this to be on the safer side:

item.isreaders = true

Partha
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Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
Hi Partha,

That's always good to add.

Sorry Jaziar, another typo, doc should have been newDoc:
    Set item= newDoc.GetFirstItem("DocReaders")
    Call item.AppendToTextList(varNewTo)
   
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JaziarAuthor Commented:
Off topic question
When I am putting in a role as a default value is this correct
"[Everybody]"

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Still getting variant does not contain object
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p_parthaCommented:
what line is the error jaziar, and i believe the way u have put for the role is correct

Partha
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JaziarAuthor Commented:
k
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Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
Are you sure that newDoc has a field DocReaders??
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JaziarAuthor Commented:
Its working - Thanks
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