News Entry Link Component

Function

a!newsEntryLink( label, entry, showWhen )

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

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Parameters

Name Keyword Types Description

Label

label

Text

Text associated with this link.

Entry

entry

Text

The ID of the linked feed entry.

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.

Usage considerations

Using and finding the entry ID

  • To get an entry ID of a post created via smart service, use the Entry Id node output of the Post Event to Feed or the Post System Event to Feed smart services.
  • To manually get an entry ID from a post while browsing the news feed with a web browser, click on the post's timestamp. The end of the resulting URL in your browser address bar is of the form tempo/news/entry/[entry ID].

Examples

Copy and paste an example into the INTERFACE DEFINITION in EXPRESSION MODE to see it displayed.

Basic news entry link

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a!newsEntryLink(
  label: "Discuss This Case",
  entry: "f-109"
)

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this SAIL component's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Incompatible
Offline Mobile Incompatible
Custom Record Field Expressions Incompatible
Process Reports Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

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