I would like to know if there are any methods or techniques to hide all design elements, except a form (out of the few forms created), and an outline in Designer R5. I want to roll out an application exposing only a form and an outline for the IT Administrator to modify (when necessary) and hide the rest of the design from him. Thanks in advance!
There isn't a way to hide design elements selectively from designers. However, if your goal is to prevent the administrator from modifying design elements selectively and you are using R6, you can use the design locking feature to selectively lock design elements.
To enable design locking, open up the database properties info box and select "Allow design locking." In Domino Designer, you can then right click on a design element and select "Lock" or select "Lock Design Element" from the "Design" menu.
When a design element is locked, it can only be unlocked by the person who locked it or anyone who is a manager of the database.
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This was first published in November 2004