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Attaches a file to an item of the current document in Lotus Notes.
To take the attachment into account, the document must be saved with NotesSave.
// Open the connection
ConnectionID is int
ConnectionID = NotesOpenConnection("Password", "MarsServer", ...
// Specify the Lotus Notes database to use
DatabaseID is int
DatabaseID = NotesOpenDatabase(ConnectionID, "julia.nsf")
// Read the first document
// Attach a file to the current document
NotesAddAttachment(DatabaseID, "MyLotusNotesItem", "C:\MyDocuments\MyFile.TXT")
// Take this attachment into account
<Result> = NotesAddAttachment(<Session identifier> , <Lotus Notes item> , <File to attach>)
<Result>: Integer
  • Index of the attached file. This number corresponds to the number of files attached to the Lotus Notes item specified after the addition.
  • 0 if an error occurs.
If an error occurs, the ErrorOccurred variable is set to True. To get more details on the error, use ErrorInfo with the errMessage constant.
<Session identifier>: Integer
Session ID to be used. This identifier is returned by EmailStartNotesSession or NotesOpenDatabase.
<Lotus Notes item>: Character string
Name of the Lotus Notes item (Rich Text) to which the file must be attached. The Lotus Notes item is automatically created if it does not exist.
To know the name and type of the items in the current Notes document, use NotesListItem.
<File to attach>: Character string
Name and full (or relative) path of the file to attach to the specified item in the current Notes document. This file will be automatically copied into the current Lotus Notes database.

Item of a Notes document

Each item of a Notes document can contain up to 256 attached files.
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