Function : Views
NIFFindDesignNote - Returns the note ID of the specified form, view, shared folder, macro, or field note.
STATUS LNPUBLIC NIFFindDesignNote(
const char far *Name,
NOTEID far *retNoteID);
This function returns the note ID of a form, view, shared folder, macro, or field note, given the name and NOTE_CLASS_xxx. The name is compared without regard to case (case insensitive).
Only the following NOTE_CLASS types are valid for this function: NOTE_CLASS_FORM NOTE_CLASS_VIEW NOTE_CLASS_FILTER NOTE_CLASS_FIELD NOTE_CLASS_ALL
Specify NOTE_CLASS_VIEW for shared folders as well as private views.
This function uses an on-disk index of these types of notes and is very efficient.
Parameters : Input : hFile - Handle to the database.
Name - Pointer to a null-terminated character string that holds the name of the note you want to find.
Class - The type of note which must be one of the following NOTE_CLASS_xxx types: NOTE_CLASS_FORM NOTE_CLASS_VIEW NOTE_CLASS_FILTER NOTE_CLASS_FIELD NOTE_CLASS_ALL
If NOTE_CLASS_ALL is specified, then the id of the first note found with the specified name is returned. The found note will be one of the above NOTE_CLASS_xxx types.
Output : (routine) - Return status from this call -- indicates either success or what the error is. The return codes include:
NOERROR ERR_NOT_FOUND ERR_xxx - Errors returned by lower level functions. There are so many possible causes, that it is best to use the code in a call to OSLoadString and display/log the error for the user.
retNoteID - Pointer to the returned NOTEID.