Categories & Attributes

In this sample, we will explore the LAPI interface for Categories and Attributes provided in Livelink 9.1 SP3. I started with the sample script provided by OpenText which can be found in the lapi/ovr_attributes.html#CatAttSamples directory of your Livelink Builder documentation section. When I first ran the program, I encountered a large number of errors, so I began to investigate - and hopefully resolve the cause of these errors.

After several hours work I came up with this generic component, which I think may be of benefit to other Livelink LAPI developers. After compiling this script, I ran this program on my local setup using the following command line :

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Upon returing to my Livelink instance I was able to examine the specified category and this showed the change that my LAPI program had made :

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This code can be downloaded here.

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