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Connection Button

Databases are moved to different servers or diectories for various reasons. In
order to communicate to the users the new location of the database, I create a
connection button in the old database's About document, set the old database to
Read only, and set the Database Properties to launch the About Document. The
connection button creates a connection document in their Personal Name and
Address Book and adds the newly located database to their desktop.

Here is the Formula version of my connection button.
Create --> Hotspot --> Button

@Command([Compose]; Local:"names.nsf";"Server Connection");
@Command([EditSelectAll]);
@Command([EditInsertText];"Local Area Network");
@Command([EditGotoField];"Destination");
@Command([EditInsertText];"myserver");
@Command([ViewRefreshFields]);
@Command([EditGotoField];"LanPortName");
@Command([EditInsertText];"TCPIP");
@Command([EditNextField]);
@Command([SectionExpandAll]);
@Command([EditGotoField];"OptionalNetworkAddress");
@Command([EditInsertText];"myserver.abc.com");
@Command([EditGotoField];"Comments");
@Command([EditInsertText];"My Company Server in Texas");
@Command([FileSave]);
@Command([FileCloseWindow]);
@PostedCommand([FileOpenDatabase]; "myserver" : "databasename.NSF"; ""; ""; "";
"1");
@PostedCommand([AddDatabase]; "myserver" : "databasename.NSF"; ""; ""; ""; "1")

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