Creating DocLinks using undocumented lotusscript method

Ever wanted to create doclinks using a different serverHint than the server you are creating the docLinks on? Using the method below, you can...

Given replicaID of a database and the UNIDS of a view or document to link to, adds a link to the end of a rich-text item.

Defined In



Call notesRichTextItem.AddLinkByIds( dbReplicaID$, serverHint$, viewUNID$, documentUNID$, comment$ [, HotSpotText$ ])



String. ServerName in Canonical or Common format.


String. UniversalID of the notesview you want to use for opening the document. Use an empty string ("") to create database link if no documentUNID is specified, or to use the default view for opening docLinks.


String. UniversalID of the document you want to link to. Use an empty string ("") to create a view Link or database Link.


String. The text that appears when a user presses and holds the mouse pointer over the link.


Optional. String. If supplied, the HotSpotText will appear in the RichTextItem as boxed text which can be clicked on with the mouse to follow the link. In this case, no other token appears in the text.

This was first published in August 2002

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