Data Input Personnel Wanted

Anybody with a bit of time to kill could help out and add some new documents to the Contact Manager demo.

Bug reports welcome. As are suggestions for enhancements. It's got some way to got but I think it's stable enough for use.


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    • Nils
    • Thu 21 Jan 2010 10:46 AM

    You could also import from here :


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    • Nils
    • Thu 21 Jan 2010 10:48 AM

    A new document is created each time you press the Save button

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      • Jake Howlett
      • Thu 21 Jan 2010 10:56 AM

      Woops. Thought I'd handled that properly. Obviously not. Fixed now.

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    • Nils
    • Thu 21 Jan 2010 11:02 AM

    If possible, you should add some sort of filtering in the column headers. Like Sharepoint and Excel has.


  1. I broke it!


    You might look at wrapping values in CDATA

    1. Incidentally, that is what I put for first name... so when your view is trying to load the XML, my bad fake node is mucking it up.

    2. I created a record with <node> prefixing each editable input. If the view will load with that record in, you've got most of them.... can't do that for the invisible ones from the UI of course.

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      • Jake Howlett
      • Thu 21 Jan 2010 12:17 PM


      Like an idiot I'd put the following quick-n-dirty solution to this in the Input Translation of all the fields on the Notes-side form:

      @Replace(@ThisValue; "<":">"; "&lt;":"&gt;")

      I then relaxed in the knowledge it was unbreakable, But, of course, it should have been:

      @ReplaceSubstring(@ThisValue; "<":">"; "&lt;":"&gt;")

  2. Hi Jake,

    If you press the button "x" of page "welcome", disappears and can not add a new document,


  3. Hi Jake,

    it paused for a long time, said done but there doen't seem to be an entry - entered as Sean Cull

    1. I at first thought the same then remembered a previous discussion on the topic of view refreshes in flex here on Codestore. I think the consensus was that a refresh icon was most obvious to users coming from a notes experience - so there is a refresh loopdy arrow in the upper right.

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      • Jake Howlett
      • Thu 21 Jan 2010 02:24 PM

      I'm working on the auto-update of the views following a document creation/update.

  4. place the form in another window or a button to expand.

  5. Jake,


    1 - The "+" button adds new tabs (for add new contact or add new companie) indefinitely and generates a bit of disarray. Could show one at a time or in another window ?

    2 - In the "Contact" form, the company should be a dropdown list of companies in the database

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      • Jake Howlett
      • Thu 21 Jan 2010 02:23 PM

      1. I'd say that was expected behaviour. You wouldn't expect "new memo" button in your email client to only allow you to create one at a time, would you?

      2. To follow.

  6. Edit document bug. create a record, close record. Edit record. Change the note field. Save request posts to 0/?savedocument and nothing happens.

    1. clarification: After attempting a malformation of the xml with urlencoded characters. ;-) So, not a bug - a security feature.

      Hide the rest of this thread

      1. However - it's just a matter of time before someone could successfully screw up a record with url encoding %2f and %25. Maybe run a url decode on your inputs before removing < and >?

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    • Rene Scheening
    • Fri 22 Jan 2010 03:26 AM

    Looks pretty smoothly!

    The only thing i miss: if you open a lot of documents, you get a lot of tabs in the bottom pane. A "close all tabs" option would be nice.

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    • Raghu
    • Fri 22 Jan 2010 03:59 AM

    Hi Jake,

    Today i found one alignment problem when u click '+' button beside the search. If u click that button more than 10 times and go back to the first one, then the welcome message coming on top of the contact form. There is no facility to attach an image, otherwise i could attach the image.

  7. Jake,

    Very nice color !

    1 - When saving a document has this error:

    "TypeError: Error #1006: value no es una función.

    at forms::Contact/___Contact_Button1_click()"

    I also saved (aletest@gmail.com)

    2 - I can not add attachments

    This being very good ;)

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    • Casper
    • Fri 22 Jan 2010 05:52 AM

    This is a really cool showcase. I especially like that the documents are opened in tabs and not new windows. I guess people are getting more familiar with tabs after firefox and IE have introduced them. Of course people with Lotus Notes background are used to tabs :)

    There is an issue with sorting and foreign letters. The danish letter "Å" is placed after "A", it should be placed last..

    Some suggestions for enhancements:

    - After saving a new doc the tab label should be updated

    - Maybe there should only be one tab navigator. So both views and documents are opened in same navigator. This will give room to display more rows in views, and more fields on documents.


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    • Alejandro M
    • Fri 22 Jan 2010 08:06 AM


    The version "Contact Manager (V11)" works better ;)


    1 - The button "open" (form "company") does not work.

    Thanks ! !

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    • Hora_ce
    • Fri 22 Jan 2010 08:59 AM

    Seams that I've clicked Save twice and created 2 records(see mikey mouse)

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