This is a quick auto-save to prevent your users from losing all that work they've just put into typing a document.

REM Globals
Dim elapsedTime As Integer
Dim elapsedTimer As NotesTimer
Dim nd As NotesDocument
Dim nuid As NotesUIDocument

Sub Onload(Source As Notesuidocument)
REM Create a timer with 60-second
 interval REM Handler for Alarm 
event gets call every minute
 Set nd = source.Document
 Set nuid=source
 Set elapsedTimer = New NotesTimer(60, _
 "Autosave interval")
 elapsedTime = 0
 On Event Alarm From elapsedTimer _
 Call elapsedTimerHandler
End Sub

Sub elapsedTimerHandler(Source As NotesTimer)
 If nuid.EditMode Then 
  Call nuid.Save 
  Print "Autosaved"
 End If
End Sub

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This was first published in April 2005

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