Andrew Pollack's Blog

Technology, Family, Entertainment, Politics, and Random Noise

Technote update -- Undocumented function @LocationGetInfo

By Andrew Pollack on 08/18/2006 at 08:56 AM EDT

An a post a few weeks back I went into detail about the function "@LocationGetInfo" which I used to help Rocky solve a programming puzzle. He needed to get the current location document's name so that he could do things with that location document. After doing a dxl export of common system files I found some parameters and using those we came up with formula language to get what we needed.

Just this morning a response by Jens Winkelmann added a new parameter to that function. [FullName]. I've tested it, and it works.

The list of parameters we now know about are:

@LocationGetInfo([FullName])
@LocationGetInfo([HomeServer])
@LocationGetInfo([InternetMailAddress])
@LocationGetInfo([NamePreference])
@LocationGetInfo([BookmarksFilename])
@LocationGetInfo([SametimeServer])
@LocationGetInfo([UNID])

If you're curious, the formula language I came up with before Jens' post was:

n := @Text(@LocationGetInfo([UNID]));
locList := @DbColumn("":"NoCache" ; "": "Names.nsf" ; "Locations"; 1);
@For( x := 1 ; x <= @Elements(LocList) ; x := x+1 ;
t := @DbLookup("":""; "":"Names.nsf"; "Locations"; @Subset(@Subset(loclist; x) ; -1) ; "Name" ; [ReturnDocumentUniqueID]);
@If(n = @Text(t) ; @Do(@Set("LocationName"; @Subset(@Subset(loclist; x) ; -1) ); x := @Elements(loclist) + 1 ) ; "")
);
@Prompt([Ok];"";LocationName)


There are  - loading -  comments....

Does someone provide a list of all known undocumented Calls in @-LotusScript?By Jens on 08/18/2006 at 01:15 PM EDT
Would such a list not in and of itself redefine such calls as "Documented"?By Devin Olson on 08/31/2006 at 01:05 PM EDT
My own thoughts on this are...By andy b on 09/01/2006 at 09:10 PM EDT
You can add [mailfilename] to the list...

It returns the location identified servername !! relativepath\mailfilename.nsf
re: Technote update -- Undocumented function @LocationGetInfoBy Marek Wojtaszek on 02/28/2013 at 10:41 AM EST
Here is a tweaked code to return ANY field from current location.

n := @Text(@LocationGetInfo([UNID]));
retFieldName := "LocationType";
locList := @DbColumn("":"NoCache" ; "": "Names.nsf" ; "Locations"; 1);
@For( x := 1 ; x <= @Elements(LocList) ; x := x 1 ;
t := @DbLookup("":""; "":"Names.nsf"; "Locations";
@Subset(@Subset(loclist; x) ; -1) ; "Name" ; [ReturnDocumentUniqueID]);
ret := @DbLookup("":"NoCache"; "":"Names.nsf"; "Locations";
@Subset(@Subset(loclist; x) ; -1) ; retFieldName);
@If(n = @Text(t) ; @Do(@Set("retFieldValue"; ret ); x :=
@Elements(loclist) 1 ) ; "")
);
@Prompt([Ok];""; retFieldName ": " retFieldValue )


Other Recent Stories...

  1. 10/08/2018Will you be at the NYC Launch Event for HCL Domino v10 -- Find me!Come find me in NYC on Wednesday at the Launch Event if you're there. I really do want to talk to ...... 
  2. 09/04/2018With two big projects on hold, I suddenly find myself very available for new short and long term projects. In twenty five years, I don't think I've ever written an entry like this, but if you need the kind of work I do now would be a great time to get in touch. Both of the big projects I had lined up for late summer and early fall have been placed on hold and will be that way for a while. With the kids now all off at college and careers, I'm open to more travel than such than I have been in decades, but unless something else comes along, I'll be here working on updates to Second Signal and other things that ...... 
  3. 07/13/2018Who is HCL and why is it a good thing that they are now the ones behind Notes and Domino?We need to address some biases here. IBM has made a deal under which the Notes & Domino software and intellectual property is now being developed and maintained by HCL America. HCL America is part of the very large "HCL Technologies" company that has grown from its roots in India to become an 8 Billion Dollar company with a global presence in the IT Industry. You could be excused for initially believing, as many people do when they hear this, that "they've outsourced the code to India where they'll milk it ...... 
  4. 03/21/2018Domino Apps on IOS is a Game Changer. Quit holding back. 
  5. 02/15/2018Andrew’s Proposed Gun Laws 
  6. 05/05/2016Is the growing social-sourced economy the modern back door into socialism? 
  7. 04/20/2016Want to be whitelisted? Here are some sensible rules for web site advertising 
  8. 12/30/2015Fantastic new series on Syfy called “The Expanse” – for people who love traditional science fiction 
  9. 10/20/2015My suggestion is to stay away from PayAnywhere(dot)com  
  10. 08/07/2015Here is one for you VMWARE gurus - particularly if you run ESXi without fancy drive arrays 
Click here for more articles.....


pen icon Comment Entry
Subject
Your Name
Homepage
*Your Email
* Your email address is required, but not displayed.
 
Your thoughts....
 
Remember Me  

Please wait while your document is saved.