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Modifies a file attached to an item of the current document in Lotus Notes.
To take the file modification into account, the document must be saved by 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
FileNum is int
FileNum = NotesAddAttachment(DatabaseID, "MyLotusNotesItem", "C:\MyDocuments\MyFile.TXT")
// Modify this file
NotesModifyAttachment(DatabaseID, "MyLotusNotesItem", FileNum, "D:\MyFiles\FileA.TXT")
<Result> = NotesModifyAttachment(<Session identifier> , <Lotus Notes item> , <File index> , <New file>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the file was modified,
  • False otherwise. The ErrorOccurred variable is set to True if an error occurred. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo associated with the errMessage constant.
<Session identifier>: Integer
Identifier of session to use. 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 to modify is attached.
To know the name and type of the items in the current Notes document, use NotesListItem.
<File index>: Integer
Index of the file to modify. This subscript corresponds to the rank of the file in the list of files for the Lotus Notes item (for example, the subscript of the 3rd attached file will be 3).
Caution: The subscripts of the files are modified when a file is deleted.
<New file>: Character string
Name and full (or relative) path of the new 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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