Cannot open XPage in DDE? A possible solution #ibmchampion #domino2025

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 8:13 PM UTC

I recently encountered a weird behaviour in Domino Designer - again. There was one custom control I was not able to open anymore. The effect was that the XSP editor window appeared delayed but got no focus and didn't show anything. When I clicked the tab Domino Designer also almost crashed. I was able to open the XPage with the XML editor though. Just try it for yourself: create a blank XPage and paste the following code into it. Save and close the XPage and try to re-open it again as usual:

After some code reviewing my colleague found something that shouldn't be there: an event handler in a view panel. View panels do not have any events. This prevented the editor to open the XPage in the desired editor.

Fun fact: the control worked well at runtime!

After we put it where it belonged (in the panel around the view) everything was good again. Bollocks!

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Oliver Busse wrote on 05.12.2018, 08:31

Scott, you can open them in a different viewer only from the package manager view, not from the NSF application view.

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Sean Scott wrote on 05.12.2018, 03:45

AHHHHhhhh !~

I found out TOO Late!

Oliver,  how did you get the xpage to open in a Viewer?


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