Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Purpose of "SUMMARY" flag

What is purpose of the "SUMMARY" flag? Can it be removed? How does one stop it from coming back?
The SUMMARY flag on a filed indicates that the field is not rich text and, most importantly, that it can be displayed in views and folders. You can modify the value by getting the field as a NotesItem and using the IsSummary property. The Notes Client automatically sets this flag for certain field types.

If you create a new item using New, using LotusScript, the IsSummary property for the item defaults to False. When you create a new item using the AppendItemValue method in NotesDocument, or the extended class syntax, the IsSummary property for the item defaults to True.

Do you have comments on this Ask the Expert question and response? Let us know.

Dig Deeper on Lotus Notes Domino Application Development

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchWindowsServer

Search400

  • iSeries tutorials

    Search400.com's tutorials provide in-depth information on the iSeries. Our iSeries tutorials address areas you need to know about...

  • V6R1 upgrade planning checklist

    When upgrading to V6R1, make sure your software will be supported, your programs will function and the correct PTFs have been ...

  • Connecting multiple iSeries systems through DDM

    Working with databases over multiple iSeries systems can be simple when remotely connecting logical partitions with distributed ...

SearchDataCenter

SearchContentManagement

Close