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LotusScript agent parses ACL to Microsoft Notepad

After modifying a database, emailing large groups of users about the update can be a nuisance. This LotusScript agent will help you efficiently keep users abreast of database changes.

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modifications to a database or links to new versions of said database. However, the list of users in my access control list can be quite extensive, and I've found that it can be a nuisance to email everyone.

This LotusScript agent parses the users in the ACL, writes the list of users out to a text file, then opens it in Microsoft Notepad. From there, copying and pasting the list into the To: field of an email is a simple process.

LotusScript to write ACL members to Microsoft Notepad
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This was last published in November 2009

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