IsReaders (NotesItem - LotusScript®)

Read-write. Indicates whether an item is of type Readers. A Readers item contains a list of Notes® user names, indicating people who have Reader access to a particular document.

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To get: flag = notesItem .IsReaders

To set: notesItem .IsReaders= flag

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  • True indicates that the item is of type Readers.
  • False indicates that the item is not of type Readers.


A Readers item is stored as text and its Type property returns TEXT. Use IsReaders to determine if a text item is also a Readers item.

The IsSummary property is set to True when setting the IsReaders property. Therefore you do not have to explicitly set the summary flag.