Open a document in a dialog box from a view

Documents always open up in a new window pane. So I thought, "Why not have it in a dialog box?" To do this, paste the following code into a view's QueryOpenDocument event

Dim ws As New NotesUIWorkspace
 Dim docs As NotesDocumentCollection
 Dim doc As NotesDocument
 Set docs = Source.Documents
 Set doc = docs.GetFirstDocument
 'always suppress the default behaviour of notesview
 continue = False
 Call ws.DialogBox(Cstr(doc.form(0)),True,True,
True,True,False,True,"Put your title here",doc,

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This was first published in October 2005

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