PartialMatches (Directory - Java)

Read-only. Indicates if lookups match on partial names.

Note: This property is new with Release 8

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To get: public boolean isPartialMatches() throws NotesException

Legal values

  • True indicates lookups will match on partial names
  • False (default) indicates lookups will not match on partial names.


This property is set by the optional PartialMatches parameter in the LookupNames method. It works with the LimitMatches property to control the number of results returned by a lookup.