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Easily copy the database pathname

Here's a tip for displaying the server name and database path so that it can be copied and pasted elsewhere.

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Unfortunately, Notes does not allow us to copy properties from the Database properties dialog, and this can lead to transcription errors.

Here's a tip for displaying the server name and database path so that it can be copied and pasted elsewhere. Create a SmartIcon on the Universal SmartIcon toolbar with the code shown. To use, open the database and press the SmartIcon you added to display its server and filename.

Code: @Prompt([OKCANCELEDIT]; "Dbname"; 
"Here is the Database name."; 
@Implode(@DbName; "!!"); @Implode(@DbName; "!!") )


May I suggest another solution? Try the option from the menu File-Database-Design Synopsis... On the 'Choose Db Info' section the General Information can be selected, which in return provides a number of database properties details.

No smart-icon, no coding, just using a standard Notes functionality.

—Lars P.


There is an easy alternative to this. Open the database in Designer, choose Database, Design Synopsis, go to the Database Information tab and select the General Information topic, then press OK.

The information displayed includes the database Title as well as the pathname.

—Neil D.

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