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Lotus Education on Demand: Building Databases with Domino Designer 7



This free tutorial is designed to take you through the steps of building a fully functional Domino database using Domino Designer 7. You will be introduced to all the necessary design elements such as forms and views, as well as actions, agents and outlines. Each part of the course is accompanied by a database file. This database provides completed examples of the exercises in each part.


Part 1: Getting Started with Domino Databases

This first part will provide you with the information you need to know to get started developing Domino databases, from the basics of working in the Designer client to creating a functional database. (Timing: 4 to 5 hours)


Part 2: Adding Functionality to Forms

In this part you will use formulas to add greater functionality to your database forms. (Timing: 4 to 5 hours)

Adding Functionality to

Part 3: Views and Navigation

At the end of Part 1, you will create a very simple view to display the documents in the Time-Off Request database. In Part 3, you will enhance the view with special columns and create new views using selection formulas. You will also learn additional options for database navigation. (Timing: 3 to 4 hours)

Views and

Part 4: Agents and Security

You will learn about the functionality of agents within a database and how to secure the design and content of a database. (Timing: 3 to 4 hours)

Agents and

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Document information

More support for: IBM Domino Designer

Software version: 7.0, 8.0

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 7007539

Modified date: 28 April 2006

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