Formula Command to set Language Tag of selected text 
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: Theo Heselmans9557 19 Sep 2008
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Notes has a great feature, allowing part of a text to be tagged with a different language.
Many of my customers (including myself) write e.g. mails switching languages (per email, or even inside 1 email).
Especially now in Notes 8, we have instant spell checking, these are the steps the user has to use to switch language:
- select the text
- open the text properties
- select the correct language (out of a very long list)
- close the text properties
Note that the Language selector in the Statusbar does no longer exist in 8 standard, but even this 'popup' language bar is a hassle, because of the long list of choices.
 
Would it not be great to have a formula command to switch on the fly:
@Command([EditSetLanguage];"French")
 
This way I can create a (toolbar) button for a user to switch instantaneously.
 
PS it would be nice to be able to set this language tag for a NotesRichText in LotusScript too.



1) Oliver Regelmann6412 (08 Jan 2009)
I vote for the toolbar button, not the formula command.










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