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Code exports Lotus Notes data to an OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet

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Many organizations currently prefer to use free OpenOffice.org over the Microsoft Office suite due to licensing issues and fees. While Lotus Notes users can export Lotus Notes data from a database to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, the same code won't work in OpenOffice Calc spreadsheets.

The following LotusScript code will export information from a Notes database to an OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet.

Note: Place this code in a button in a Notes view or as an agent to export the required data.

LotusScript to export from Lotus Notes database to Calc spreadsheet
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This was first published in February 2009

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