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View export agent

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This code allows you to export information from a view into a text file. You can specify the delimiter to use in the call to Export.

Code:

Sub Initialize
Dim Session As New NotesSession
Dim CurDB As NotesDatabase
Dim View As NotesView
Dim Doc As NotesDocument
Dim FileNum As Integer

FileNum = Freefile
Open "C:\Export.txt" For Output As FileNum

Set CurDB = Session.CurrentDatabase
Set View = CurDB.GetView("Main")
Set Doc = View.GetFirstDocument

While Not(Doc Is Nothing)
Call Export(FileNum, Doc, ",")
Set Doc = View.GetNextDocument(Doc)
Wend

Close #FileNum
End Sub



Sub Export(FileNum As Integer, CurDoc As NotesDocument, Sep As String)
Dim Values As Variant
Dim Cnt As Integer
Dim ExpStr As String

Values = Doc.ColumnValues

ExpStr = Values(0)

For Cnt = 1 To Ubound(Values)
ExpStr = ExpStr & Sep & Values(Cnt)
Next

Print #FileNum, ExpStr

End Sub


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In the export, Subroutine doc. should be replaced by CurDoc. to make it work.!

—Roy J.


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This was first published in November 2000

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