Record Link

Function: a!recordLink()

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

See also: Record Type, Record Design, Link, Read-Only Grid, Images, Tag Item

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 of the linked record view. Use the `recordType!` domain to reference the record type.
Identifier identifier Any Type The record ID (identifier) identifies the individual record 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". The URL Stub for each configured record view can be found on the record type object's Views page.
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

Record links can be used inside :

Examples

These examples are designed to illustrate how to use the recordLink() component in the Expression editor.

NOTE: Record type object references are specific to each system, this example will 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",
  /* For the "recordType" parameter below, replace the record type reference (recordType!Employee) with a 
   * valid record type reference in your environment. 
   */
   recordType: recordType!Employee,
   identifier: "5"
)

Record link that links to the specific dashboard of a process-backed record

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  =a!recordLink(
  label: "Employee",
  /* For the "recordType" parameter below, replace the record type reference (recordType!Process) with a 
   * valid record type reference in your environment. 
   */
   recordType: recordType!Process, 
   identifier: "268435504",
   dashboard: " _KcRefg"
)
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