1253308Excerpted from Lotus Notes Developer's Toolbox, by Mark Elliott, this tutorial will introduce you to Lotus Formula Language. Formula language is a scripting language for Lotus Notes. It is often referred to as @Formula, since so many of the language elements begin with the @ character … but we don't want to give away too much yet.
By the end of this tutorial, you will have learned:
- What Formula language is
- What @Functions are
- What @Commands are
- The basic syntax structure
- How to assign values to variables
- How to construct multi-line formulas
- How to use formulas to calculate a field value
- Frequently used @Functions
- Frequently used @Commands
Whether you're just getting your feet wet with Formula language, or you're a seasoned veteran looking for a refresher course, this tutorial will teach you everything you need to know to start scripting with Formula language in Lotus Notes.
A Formula language for Lotus Notes introduction
Tip 1: What is Lotus Formula Language?
Tip 2: Working with variables in Formula language for Lotus Notes
Tip 3: Lotus Notes Formula language keywords
Tip 4: Working with operators in Formula language for Lotus Notes
Tip 5: Lotus Notes Formula language general syntax rules
Tip 6: What are Lotus Notes Formula language functions and commands?
Tip 7: Working with text strings in Formula language for Lotus Notes
|This chapter excerpt from Lotus Notes Developer's Toolbox, by Mark Elliott, is printed with permission from IBM Publishing, Copyright 2006.|
This was first published in March 2007