IsNewNote (Document - Java)

Read-only. Indicates whether a document is new. A document is new if it has not been saved.

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public boolean isNewNote()
    throws NotesException

Legal values

  • true if the document was created, but has not been saved
  • false if the document has been saved
Note: If getNamedDocument is used to return a named document, IsNewNote returns true if the named document did not exist and was created or false if the named document existed.