Record Link

Function: a!recordLink()

Defines a link to a record view. Links can be used in charts, grids, hierarchy browsers, images, link fields, milestones, pickers, and rich text.

See also: RecordType, Record Design, Link, Paging Grid, Images

Parameters

Name Keyword Type Description
Label label Text Text displayed as the link name the user clicks on.
Record Type recordType RecordType The record type that contains the record.
Identifier identifier Any Type Individual record ID within the record type.
  • For entity-backed records, record ID is the primary key in the data store entity.
  • For process-backed records, record ID is the ID for the process.
  • For expression-backed records, record ID is the value returned to the ID field of the DataSubset produced by the record's source expression.
Dashboard dashboard Text The URL of the dashboard to open for the record. Default is "summary"
Visibility showWhen Boolean Determines whether the component is displayed on the interface. When set to false, the component is hidden and is not evaluated. Default: true.

Notes

  • To display a single link or array of links, use inside the Link Field component. To display a link in a grid, use inside a Grid Text Column. To add a link to an Image, use inside a Document, User, or Web Image. To add a link to a chart series, use inside the a!chartSeries() function.

Examples

Since record type constants are specific to each system, this example does not evaluate in your Test Rules interface. Use it only as a reference.

Record link that links to the Summary Dashboard of an Entity-Backed Record

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=a!recordLink(
  label: "Employee",
  recordType: cons!EMPLOYEE_RECORD,
  identifier: "5"
)

Record link that links to the Specific Dashboard of a Process-Backed Record

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=a!recordLink(
  label: "Employee",
  recordType: cons!PROCESS_RECORD,
  identifier: "268435504",
  dashboard: " _KcRefg"
)
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