Learning Guide

Formula Language Learning Guide

Beth Rosenberg, Assistant EditorThis SearchDomino.com guide introduces you to Formula language, explains best practices and pitfalls to avoid and provides troubleshooting help and advice. You'll find Formula language articles, tutorials, tips, tools, white papers, expert advice and more to pump up your Formula language know-how quickly. Drop me an e-mail to let me know what other learning guides you'd like to see on SearchDomino.com. Beth Rosenberg, Assistant Editor.

   Formula Language Quick Start
   Formula Language Expert Advice
   Formula Language Tips
   Formula Language Articles and Online References

  Formula Language Quick Start Return to Table of Contents

  • Expert Webcast: Learning to love Formula language (SearchDomino.com)

  • Featured Topic: 10 Formula tips in 10 minutes (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tutorial: When and when not to use @Formulas in Domino 5x (Lotus Advisor)

  • White Paper: Lotus Notes and Domino 6 Development (SearchDomino.com)

  •   Formula Language Expert Advice Return to Table of Contents
    Andre GuirardYou'll find much more expert advice on Formula language in our Ask-the-Experts feature. If you've run into a problem using Formula in Domino, then pose your own question to Andre Guirard.

    Click below for a sampling of Andre's advice to users just like you...

  • Advice: Formulas in a client versus formulas on the Web

  • Advice: Capturing a user's change to a dialog list

  • Advice: Making fields editable by specific users
  • Click below for Formula Language advice from other SearchDomino.com experts...

  • Advice: Migrating LotusScript and @Formula to Java/J2EE

  • Advice: Calculating time difference in Formula language

  • Advice: Formula for a back button

  • Advice: How can I have fields fill automatically in a form?

  • Advice: View formulas

  • Advice: Using a formula in a view that specifies the form

  • Advice: Can I use a wild card in a @DbLookup formula?

  • Advice: What's the concurrent formula evaluation limit in R4?
  •   Formula Language Tips Return to Table of Contents

  • Tip: Expand group members and nested groups (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: @Formula library (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Formula functions (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Use Notes Formula language in LotusScript code (Lotus Advisor)

  • Tip: Building your own formula debugger (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Hide when formulas for rich text fields (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Temporarily deactivate a validation formula (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Resolve the groups using Formula language (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: @Member in reverse (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Show or hide a subform from inside a form (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: FTSearch, display matching items (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Counting unique elements in a text list (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Set field value/type via smart icon (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Handling replication conflicts (SearchDomino.com)
  • Tip: Let users filter any view (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Dealing with status fields (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Block addresses: Spam relief (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Open a database to a specific frameset (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: More on opening a database to a specific frameset (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Friendlier Web validation (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Pre-populating fields with users previous entries (SearchDomino.com)

  • Tip: Test your formulas (SearchDomino.com)

  •   Formula Articles and Online References Return to Table of Contents

  • Article: Damien Katz on the Domino 6 Formula language (IBM.com)

  • Article: Enhancements to the Formula language in Domino 6 (IBM.com)

  • Article: Keyword magic for the Web -- part 1 (IBM.com)

  • Article: Keyword magic for the Web -- part 2 (IBM.com)
  • Article: Debugging LotusScript: Domino Applications -- part 1 (IBM.com)

  • Article: Debugging LotusScript: Domino Applications -- part 2 (IBM.com)

  • Reference: IBM Lotus Notes and DominoTM 6.5 (Lotus.com)

  • Reference: Choosing between LotusScript and Formula (Lotus.com)
  • This was first published in January 2005

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