ConvertNotesBitmapsToGIF (DxlExporter - Java)

Read-write. Indicates whether bit maps pasted in rich text items should be converted to GIF format.

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public boolean getConvertNotesBitmapsToGIF()
    throws NotesException
public void setConvertNotesBitmapsToGIF(boolean flag)
    throws NotesException

Legal values

  • true to convert bit maps
  • false (default) to leave bit maps in Notes® format


Converted bit maps result in the following DXL:

<gif orignalformat='notesbitmap'>gif representation</gif>

While non-converted bit maps are:

<notesbitmap>notes representation</notesbitmap>

On import, GIF files are converted back to Notes® format if the "originalformat" attribute is present.