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Enable Lotusscript classes to import images on backend

From Carl Tyler

Very often I have the need to import a graphics into a Domino rich text field.  Example JPG or GIF file.  Currently there are no backend classes to do this.  There should be a simple Lotusscript function to enable this, and allow for options like resize and rotate on import.

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  • Jul 19 2018
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    Guest commented
    July 19, 2018 08:23

    There is a way to do it using Mime: https://www.grange.com.br/posts/lotusscript-code-to-embed-a-picture-into-a-notes-richtext-item/

     But I agree, it should be easier.

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    Guest commented
    July 21, 2018 23:12

    That code is useful, but using streaming to bring it in limits it when e.g. running on a batch of documents - stream has an undocumented memory leak that will crash after ~40-80 docs

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    August 24, 2018 13:18

    When designing a picture filtering application (to remove logo pictures from a mails into a helpdesk mailbox but preserve the screenshots) I noticed unstable behaviour when reusing objects of type NotesStream, NotesDXLExporter, NotesDXLImporter and NotesDomparser. When rewritten to recreate the needed objects for each document, stability returned.

    The objects where isolated in a Sub which was called for each document, and only initialized inside that Sub. This worked great!