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Tip of the day - my Copy Link Location plugin
There are some questions I get asked a lot by customers, colleagues and people I meet at conferences. One of them is why there isn't an easy way to copy links detected in Notes documents using LiveText to the clipboard. And I must admit that it is odd. ...
19-Sep-2011
14:36:29
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I see this so much that I thought I would repost the solution
I see so many people in Lotus Notes copy/pasting addresses to calculate distances for reimbursements, claiming time etc. and wonder why they do not find an easier way. Such as using a widget in Lotus Notes. A while back I created a widget to let you ...
13-Jul-2011
07:40:42
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AbcWidget is trying to be downgraded to a lower installation scope. Reinstallation of this item will not be permitted.
When trying to update a plugin (feature) using a widget the installation failed and I got the below message. widget name is trying to be downgraded to a lower installation scope. Reinstallation of this item will not be permitted. I wondered what it ...
24-Jun-2011
08:45:53
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New functionality was added in Notes 8.5.1 to make MyWidgets more dynamic
In Lotus Notes 8.5.1 a small, but very useful, addition was made made to the MyWidgets funtionality. From Notes 8.5.1 the preferences that you specify for your widgets may be computed by the platform instead of being mapped to something you specify via ...
13-Oct-2010
14:13:29
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How to extend Notes 8: using LiveText with capture groups
I get so many question on how to extend Notes 8 that I finally decided to create a series of blog posts on how to do it. All the posts in the series may be found under the extending_notes8 tag. In this post you'll need familiarity with how MyWidgets and ...
30-Jul-2010
14:42:29
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MyWidgets just got better - Option to specify a custom widget icon for sidebar
Please note: The following is from the release notes of Notes 8.5.2 so I don't take credit for writing this. Lotus Notes 8.5.2 is in beta and there are no guarantees that the features described here will be in the final product that IBM ships. Power ...
21-Jun-2010
13:25:25
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MyWidgets just got better - Option to set default widget double-click action
Please note: The following is from the release notes of Notes 8.5.2 so I don't take credit for writing this. Lotus Notes 8.5.2 is in beta and there are no guarantees that the features described here will be in the final product that IBM ships. You can ...
21-Jun-2010
13:25:04
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MyWidgets just got better - Option to reuse a single sidebar panel for a particular widget's action
Please note: The following is from the release notes of Notes 8.5.2 so I don't take credit for writing this. Lotus Notes 8.5.2 is in beta and there are no guarantees that the features described here will be in the final product that IBM ships. You can ...
14-Jun-2010
14:35:40
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MyWidgets just got better - Option to hide and unhide display of widget thumbnail
Disclaimer: The following is from the release notes of Notes 8.5.2 so I don't take credit for writing this. Lotus Notes 8.5.2 is in beta and there are no guarantees that the features described here will be in the final product that IBM ships. You can ...
14-Jun-2010
14:28:00
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Option to install a widget from a .zip file, file structure, and focus on provisioning
Disclaimer: The following is from the release notes of Notes 8.5.2 so I don't take credit for writing this. Lotus Notes 8.5.2 is in beta and there are no guarantees that the features described here will be in the final product that IBM ships. Notes ...
10-Jun-2010
12:54:23
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OpenSocial (iGoogle) gadgets in Eclipse
I've been reading some blog posts about the upcoming Eclipse v.4 (or e4) and which features are planned for this release. One of the posts (OpenSocial (iGoogle) gadgets in Eclipse) discusses how Google Gadgets might make their way to Eclipse as views ...
24-Nov-2009
10:50:44
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New pet project: LiveTextr
Part of my job, interest and efforts goes towards illustrating just how extensible the Notes 8 platform is. Part of this is playing around with the platform and trying to do stuff to illustrate how the platform may be extended. One of the very cool ways ...
20-Oct-2009
23:31:30
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Generating unique id's for Notes widgets
If you write code to automatically generate widget descriptors (aka extension.xml) for users you have to ensure that the widget id is unique. A nice exxample of this can be found here. One caveat is that the widget id is used to distinguish the widgets ...
21-Jun-2009
10:39:40
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On plug-ins, features, update sites and extension.xml files...
I'm receiving quite a few e-mails asking questions about features, plug-ins, update sites and extension.xml files and how they relate so I thought I would try and clarify things. TermDescription Plug-in The smallest unit of code you use to create ...
30-Mar-2009
10:25:48
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If you're wondering why your widget catalog deployment doesn't work...
...then make sure your widget catalog is in the root of the server. This will be fixed in Notes 8.5.1 and a SPR has been generated (SPR #DMDD7Q4MWT) for Notes 8.5 FP1 so open an PMR and vote for it if this is important enough for you. For the record the ...
18-Mar-2009
08:58:54
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How to deploy widgets and/or plugins in your organization
Deploying widgets and/or plug-ins in your organization is very easy and there's a number of options for doing it. Desktop policies Widget catalog via MyWidgets Drag'n'drop of widgets to the MyWidgets sidebar plug-in Using a desktop policy is just a ...
16-Mar-2009
08:19:44
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TwitNotes - v. 1.0.7 is out
Just uploaded TwitNotes v. 1.0.7 to the update site. It's just a small bug fix release that fixes some minor things: Easier searching by responding to pressing the Enter key on the Search tab Make sure all profile images are scaled to 48x48px to handle ...
10-Mar-2009
09:14:56
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My take on the LotusLive Contacts Sync plug-in and how to install it more easily
I read Chris Tooheys post on the LotusLive contact sync plug-in for Notes 8 (LotusLive Notes Contacts Sync on Lotus Notes 8.5... and why you should care!) with great interest and was very happy to see they didn't choose to make it a sidebar plug-in. ...
06-Mar-2009
08:40:51
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The stuff you need to test plug-in deployment in Notes 8
While testing the plug-in deployment features of Lotus Notes 8.x I needed some plug-ins to actually install. They needed to be small, not to have any dependencies on the platform as such as well as having a manageable, and known, dependency graph. Also I ...
17-Feb-2009
14:37:58