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Import Utility for Lotus Notes / Domino

   

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Product Information
The Import Utility for IBM® Lotus Notes® / Domino® enables you to import data from the following file formats directly into Lotus Notes:
  • Comma Delimited (CSV)
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook (Contacts)
  • XML
  • Fixed Width
  • dBase
  • Filesystem files (imported as file attachments)
  • Notes Structured Text
  • Other Character Delimited files

The Import utility includes the following features:
  • Existing documents can be found and updated with imported data (using view lookup or database search).
  • Options available for handling import of duplicate records.
  • Starting record number and maximum number of records to import can be specified.
  • Import can be performed directly from a specified file on filesystem or import can be performed from file attached to import profile document.
  • Imports can be run in the background on the Lotus Notes client enabling you to continue working while the import runs.
  • Imports can be scheduled to run at pre-defined times either as a once-off scheduled import or on a regular basis.
  • You can specify the field mapping so that imported data is put into the correct fields. Auto-populate field mapping option is also available.
  • Computed field mapping enables you to specify hard-coded or evaluated values (using Lotus Notes Formula) to be calculated and put into fields during importing.
  • The import can be previewed prior to running the import to ensure the expected data and field mappings are correct.
  • You can create your own customized scripts to be executed before the import begins, after each record is imported, and/or after the import has completed.
  • Pre-defined LotusScript® objects are available for use in customized scripts.
  • ComputeWithForm method can be called after each record has been imported.
  • Full help documentation.
  • Full error logging and online debugging to help with troubleshooting of problems. Any error logs can be easily sent to our customer support team automatically at the click of a button.
  • Intuitive user interface.
  • A full update history is available in the Help - About document of the application.


Acknowledgements
IBM, Lotus Notes, Domino, and LotusScript are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.