LimitMatches (Directory - Java)

Read-write. Indicates if the results of lookups are limited to fifty entries.

Note: This property is new with Release 8

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To get: public boolean isLimitMatches() throws NotesException

To set: public void isLimitMatches(boolean flag) throws NotesException

Legal values

  • True indicates lookups will only return the first fifty matches.
  • False (default) indicates lookups will return all matches.


This property works with the PartialMatches property to control the number of results returned by a lookup.