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Lotus Notes® and Domino® 6 Application Development Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams 610, 611, and 612) by David Hatter, Tim Bankes

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Creating a Blank Database

You have three options when creating a new database:

  • Create a new database from scratch.

  • Create a new database based on an existing template.

  • Copy an existing database and modify its design.

The following section discusses how to create a new database from scratch or from a template. A final subsection explains how to copy a database.

Creating a New Database from Scratch or a Template

Domino ships with several functional database templates. Design Templates are databases that contain the structure for the databases (design elements such as pages, forms, and views) but do not contain documents. Although these templates are fully functional applications that can be used “out of the box” as quick solutions, they are better ...

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