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Currently, I have a client who maintains a excel spreadsheet located on a network drive. This spreadsheet contains a number of graphs.
The client copied these graphs into a Lotus Notes Document and pasted them using a OLE so that everytime someone opens the document it prompt the person to update the data. If the person says yes, it goes and gets the latest data.
The issue is this database is also BROWSED (not editted) via web browsers and the client want those looking at the information could be seeing out of date data.
What they would like to happen is have a schedule agent run once an hour update the graphs (if they've changed) and save and close the document. This would also allow the people even using Lotus Notes say NO as it can take a few minutes to update all the graphs.
Is this possible?
I've setup an agent that maps the network drive on the server and is signed by an unrestrited ID.
The agent works fine when I run it. However, when run in the background the log just gives the following "error" which doesn't help a lot:
AMgr: Agent ('Update v2' in 'test.nsf') error message: Error creating product object
The code looks like this (this is just to test the idea):
Dim s As New NotesSession
Dim db As NotesDatabase
Dim dc As NotesDocumentCollection
Dim doc As NotesDocument
Dim uidoc As NotesUIDocument
Dim sstring As String
Print " v2 this is a test message "
Set db = s.CurrentDatabase
sstring = |MarkFlag="SMC"|
Set dc = db.Search(sstring,Nothing,0)
If dc.count = 1 Then
Print "v2: Before Mapping"
drive = "S"
serverName = "servernameshared"
userName = "domainmynetworkID"
userPwd = "password"
Print "net use "+drive+": "+serverName+" /user:"+userName + " "+userPwd
returnvalue = Shell( "net use "+drive+": "+serverName+" /user:"+userName + " "+userPwd )
Print "v2: Drive mapped"
Set doc = dc.GetFirstDocument
Set uidoc = ws.editdocument(True,doc)
Print "v2: Drop Drive"
returnvalue = Shell( "net use "+drive+": /delete" )
Print "v2: Done"
June 6, 2006 3:47 PM
June 6, 2006 4:46 PM