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Welcome to HCL Domino Volt Beta
Welcome to the HCL Domino Volt documentation. To view the full table of contents, see the HCL Domino Volt index.
Overview of HCL Domino Volt
Video Tutorials
The HCL Domino Volt Beta tutorial section contains two tutorials to help you learn to use Volt Beta. Click on a link to view a specific topic covered in the tutorial.
The following topics contain information on how to successfully install HCL Domino Volt.
Folder references
Configuring the server
HCL Domino Volt requires session-based authentication and certain HTTP Tasks to be enabled on the server. These can be configured by either setting the values in the notes.ini file and Server document, or by using an Internet Site document.
Installing Domino Volt (beta)
To install Domino Volt, complete the following tasks:
Post-installation tasks
After you install Domino Volt, complete the following tasks:
The following topics contain information on how to build and efficiently use applications in HCL Domino Volt.
Creating an application
This topic gives a general overview of the application creation process, from opening the HCL Domino Volt interface to launching a completed application.
Creating an application from an excel spreadsheet
Domino Volt allows you to create an application from an excel spreadsheet, automatically creating the widgets and importing the data found in the spreadsheet.
Styling your application with a custom theme
Style the colors, fonts, and other characteristics of the application by creating or importing a custom theme.
Moving items on a form
Form items are not static after they are added to a form. You can move items around on a single page, duplicate form items, and move items between pages on your form.
Creating an accessible application
When you create a form or application, the following information helps you design an accessible form for users with disabilities.
Enabling dynamic layout
When you build applications, you can now set the display width of your Domino Volt application. Setting this feature reduces or removes the need for horizontal scrolling when you have an unknown or limited amount of space.
Globalization features
The following information describes the languages formatting features supported by HCL Domino Volt .
Creating rules in your application
Rules help you gather the correct information from users and organize your information after data is entered in a form. You can create composite rules that govern how your form, and the data in your form behaves.
Labeling data, performing data analysis, and exporting data
You can add labels to data elements in your application that become the label in the export file.
Incorporating web services into your applications
The following topics describe how to incorporate web services into your HCL Domino Volt application.
Adding formulas to your application
You can create and edit formulas to assign values to an item on your HCL Domino Volt form.
Adding specialized form items
You can use specialized form items to style text, echo text back, create dynamic lines, or add HTML.
Managing the files associated with your application
You can upload a variety of files, such as images, for use with your application. Managing these embedded files is done in the Files section of the Settings tab
Adding Stages to an application
It is often desirable to have an application, or form, transition through a set of phases or stages. At each stage the form might be used by different people in different roles. The form also might be presented in a slightly different manner in each stage, such as having some items or pages hidden, or in a read-only state.
Deploying applications and viewing responses
After an HCL Domino Volt application is built it must be deployed. After it is deployed, you can supply users with the URL of the application so they can launch it. After users submit completed forms, you can view the responses.
When building applications, user roles require various levels of security access. A manager is able to review submitted forms, but an administrator can delete them. The following topics describe how to set security levels for all levels of users.
Defining basic security roles for users
Create roles for users in your organization so they can work with data that is relevant to them.
Assigning users or groups to roles
Give the users in your organization permission to work with the data relevant to them by assigning them roles.
Setting Stage permissions
Setting Stage permissions defines the Create, Read, Update, and Delete permissions for each role in a stage.
Assigning users to maintain the application
To define who can edit an HCL Domino Volt application, use the design settings in the Access tab.
You can extend the functionality of HCL Domino Volt through the use of customized cascading style sheets, Javascript APIs, REST APIs, and Service Oriented Architecture modifications.
Using custom style sheets
HCL Domino Volt allows the use of custom CSS themes that can be uploaded into an application to style the user interface to meet customer needs.
The documents in this section provide reference material and samples for HCL Domino Volt .
REST API reference
The REST API can be used by other programs to communicate with Domino Volt.
JavaScriptâ„¢ API
Embedding items in an iframe
You can use iFrames to embed charts and applications in a web page.
Creating customized Cascading Style Sheets
You can apply your own custom Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) to the rendering of your HCL Domino Volt application. To create a custom theme, you must be familiar with the basic concepts of CSS.
The following topics contain information on troubleshooting and known issues for HCL Domino Volt.