Passing Parameters To Agent With Querystring

When working with Webpages, sometimes you want to pass parameters to agents in order to process documents. Here...

is an easy way to pass parameters with the OpenAgent command and the QueryString Field. To test the Code snippet just enter the url like the one below (The parameter data will be printed back to your browser): http://server/database.nsf/agentname?OpenAgent&Data1=Param1&Data2=Param2 Sub Initialize Dim nsession As New NotesSession Dim doc As NotesDocument Dim Params List As String ' Get the Web Document Set doc=nsession.DocumentContext ' Get the Query String Field args=doc.Query_String(0) i = Instr(args, "&" ) Do While i>0 args = Mid(args, i+1) i=Instr(args,"=") If i>0 Then ' Get the Variable Name varname = Left(args,i-1) Else Exit Do End If args=Mid(args, i+1) i=Instr(args,"&") If i>0 Then ' Get the Value value = Left(args, i-1) Else value=args End If ' Save the Parameter in the list Params(varname)=value Loop ' Use the parameters Print "Data1 = " & Params("Data1") Print " " Print "Data2 = " & Params("Data2") End Sub

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