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Function : Database
NSFDbStampNotes - Set same item value for every note in ID Table.

#include <nsfdb.h>

    DHANDLE  hTable,
    const char far *ItemName,
    WORD  ItemNameLength,
    void far *Data,
    WORD  DataLength);
Description :

This function takes a given item value and stores it in all the notes specified by an ID Table. It overwrites the current item value, thereby updating the last modified time/date of each Note processed. If the item does not exist or is of a different data type, NSFDbStampNotes() will create/delete the item and append the new value as required.

If you do not have the proper access to modify any one of the notes in the ID Table, ERR_NOACCESS will be returned. Only those documents you are able to modify have been stamped.

Parameters : Input : hDB - A handle to a Domino database.

hTable - A handle to an ID Table.

ItemName - A pointer to a string containing the name of the Item you wish to operate on. This string does not have to be null-terminated.

ItemNameLength - A WORD containing the length of the Item name.

Data - A pointer to the value. The first WORD of that storage must be the Domino data type, followed by the data itself. If the API program is running on a non-Intel architecture system, and item type is one of TYPE_COMPOSITE, TYPE_COLLATION, TYPE_OBJECT, TYPE_VIEW_FORMAT, TYPE_ICON, TYPE_SIGNATURE, TYPE_SEAL, TYPE_SEALDATA, TYPE_SEAL_LIST, TYPE_WORKSHEET_DATA or TYPE_USERDATA, then the data pointed to by Data must be in Domino canonical format.

DataLength - A WORD containing the length of the data, including the leading WORD of data type.

Output : (routine) - Return status from this call -- indicates either success or what the error is. The return codes include:

NOERROR - Successfully stamped the notes contained in the ID Table.

ERR_DIRECTORY - This function is inappropriate for directories.

ERR_NO_STAMPED_NOTES - No documents were categorized(stamped).

ERR_NOACCESS - You are not authorized to modify one or more of the documents specified. Only those documents you are authorized to modify have been stamped.

ERR_xxx - Errors returned by lower level Notes 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.

Sample Usage :

   /* Please note that the first WORD of text_item_value was already */
   /* set to TYPE_TEXT and text_item_size was adjusted accordingly.  */

       case STAMP_NOTES:
            printf(" will be Stamped\n");
            if (!(dataset_state & HAVE_CATEGORY))
                printf("You must supply a category for action: -C\n");
                goto Exit;
            if ( error_status = NSFDbStampNotes(db_handle_src,
                                 idtable_handle, CATEGORIES_ITEM_NAME,
                goto Exit;
See Also : NSFDbGetModifiedNoteTable NIFOpenCollection