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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, Modifying, and Troubleshooting Columns

In Domino, a column is an object in a view that provides the developer a mechanism with which to display one of four possible values: the contents of an item stored in a document, a value computed using a formula, a total, or a category. A view can have a single column or as many as 289 ten-character-wide columns.

Designers also can use columns to provide order in a view, using them to sort and/or categorize documents based on the column value. Categorizing documents is a good way to group related documents. This section examines view columns in detail.

Creating a Column

To create a column in a view, follow these steps:

1.
In the Designer client, open the view to which you want to add a column. ...

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