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I've tried to add a hyperlink (via the genereic elements panel) and modify the href property to have
. I've tried the properties under the Hyperlink option, but I never got the desired results. The report show up with a link, but clicking it does nothing. However, if I right click it, and select open in a new tab, then it opens correctly, with the yahoo.com page.
I've also tried using the HTML button from the Objects panel, and in it I put
. In HTML canvas it seems to look right (it looks like a hyperlink) but when I run the report, the Help text is just regular text. I can't click it or anything. And by the way... how does this control work exactly? I would love to be able to just add html to a page in HTML Canvas and I think this is how to do it, but it doesn't work as I expect.
I've explored using the Requets & Data Sources panel, but I don't think that's the right path. Just seems like too much to do for a stinking hyperlink!
I'm sure I can open the htm file (created by HTML Canvas) in a text editor and modify the code, but I'm reluctant to do that in case I won't be able to open it in HTML canvas again.
Any tips here?This message has been edited. Last edited by: FP Mod Chuck,
Steps : 1- From your Domain folder, right click on it and select New / URL 2- Add desired info for the URL : Title and URL 3- From HTML Composer / Request & Databases add new External Request / Url file and select previous step file 4- From HTML Composer insert new Components / Hyperlink 5- From HTML Composer / Task & Animations for your previous step Hyperlink component at Request/Actions add Run Request from your URL file added in 3
Hope that it's clear enough
WF versions : Prod 8.2.04M gen 33, Dev 8.2.04M gen 33, OS : Windows, DB : MSSQL, Outputs : HTML, Excel, PDF In Focus since 2007
Posts: 2410 | Location: Montreal Area, Qc, CA | Registered: September 25, 2013
Ok... that worked... thanks MartinY (and JulieA who provided a similar solution).
So... my follow up question. I don't really want to link to yahoo.com (that was just for testing). I am trying to link to an html file created outside of webfocus. Where should I save that file and what url should I use to link to it.
Be warned... this is a rant... I find the webfocus GUIs so unintuitive at times. Like, there is a control called hyperlink with a href property and it doesn't do use the href as a link (except when right clicking and opening it in a new tab which is even stranger). And all those steps for a link?!?!?
We are ALWAYS jQuerying it up at our site gutting IBI generated code & injecting our own to get things functioning the way we want it. Like I was saying in my other post, I don't even use AppStudio for such things if I can help it. It's just [silliness]. VSCode is the new AppStudio HTML tool of choice here. lol
Also, I wonder just how many less posts we'd have in these forums if they did a better job with their documentation, etc. Something to think about....
8.2.02M (production), 8.2.02M (test), Windows 10, all outputs.
Posts: 1113 | Location: USA | Registered: January 27, 2015
Originally posted by MartinY: Steps : 1- From your Domain folder, right click on it and select New / URL 2- Add desired info for the URL : Title and URL 3- From HTML Composer / Request & Databases add new External Request / Url file and select previous step file 4- From HTML Composer insert new Components / Hyperlink 5- From HTML Composer / Task & Animations for your previous step Hyperlink component at Request/Actions add Run Request from your URL file added in 3
Hope that it's clear enough
Hi MartinY, Can you please explain how we can pass the html form values in that URL.
Posts: 10 | Location: Bangalore | Registered: July 31, 2018