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Create Documents With Links From Another Document Without Relationship.

In my case, I received a request for a database that contains a form where a
user selects options in preparation for a customer visit. Once approved, the
assistant processing the request clicks on buttons that create additional
documents in other databases based upon the options selected, such as a
Catering Request or Room Reservation. The following code creates the document
and inserts a link in the original request for easy tracking. My original code
creates a document history and contains validation code, but here are the
basics to get you started.
Dim session As New NotesSession
Dim workspace As New NotesUIWorkspace
Dim db As NotesDatabase
Dim uidoc As NotesUIDocument
Dim new_uidoc As NotesUIDocument
Dim doc As NotesDocument
Dim new_doc As NotesDocument
Dim rtitem As NotesRichTextItem
Dim user, process As String

Set db = session.CurrentDatabase
Set uidoc = workspace.CurrentDocument
Set doc = uidoc.Document
Set rtitem = New NotesRichTextItem( doc, "Link" ) '<&LTRich Text Field that
will contain the link.

uidoc.EditMode = True

Set new_uidoc = workspace.ComposeDocument( "Server Name", "Database Name",
"Form Name" )
Set new_doc = new_uidoc.Document
Call rtitem.AppendDocLink( new_doc, "Form Name" ) '<&LTDisplays form name
when cursor mouses over the link

Call new_uidoc.Save
Call uidoc.Save
Call doc.Save( True, False )
This was last published in November 2000

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