Linking To Views Without Losing Your Frameset
When I started developing in R5, I quickly adopted framesets, outlines, and
pages to provide a UI for my apps similar to the R5 Mail template. However, if
I created a view link and used it, the view opened without the frameset
(resulting in the default view/folder list on the left instead of my nice
outline). There seemed to be other cases where this would happen too.
I discovered that in order to have the frameset open when you open a view from
a link, the target frame for the view must be named "NotesView". Once I
assigned that name to the frame, links to views opened the views in the desired
This was first published in November 2000
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