How To Delete Private Views ?

Have you ever had the problem to update private (on first use) views when your
view design changed ?
Well, here is the solution.
You can use the postopen event of the database script to delete the private
The views having reader fields are those you are private to the user and should
be deleted.
Afterwards the database must be closed and reopened.
This trick works on all notes versions.
Isn't that cool ?
Sub Postopen(Source As Notesuidatabase)

Dim session As New notessession
Dim odb As notesdatabase

set odb = session.currentdatabase
array = odb.views

Forall i In array
temp = i.readers
If Isarray(temp) Then
Call i.remove()
End If
End Forall

End Sub

This was first published in November 2000

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