FolderReferencesEnabled (NotesDatabase - LotusScript®)

Read-write. Indicates whether this database maintains folder references for documents.

Note: This property is new with Release 5.

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To get: flag = notesDatabase .FolderReferencesEnabled

To set: notesDatabase .FolderReferencesEnabled = flag

Legal values

  • True maintains folder references.
  • False (default) does not maintain folder references.


The database must have the $FolderInfo and $FolderRefInfo hidden views to support folder references. These views can be copied from the mail template. This property does not return view references.

The database must be at the Release 5 file format level or greater.

Maintaining folder references impacts performance.

The database must be open to use this property.

For more information, see the FolderReferences property in the NotesDocument class.