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How to pass host Model Driven App record name to Embedded Canvas App look up field of that host record?

Hello Everyone! I am working on building an embedded Canvas App on the contact record in a Model Drive App that allows the user to fill out an assessment via the canvas app for the contact. Inside the canvas app, I have an editable form of the entity wc_assessment that has a lookup field to contact. I am trying to figure out how to have that field auto populate based off the contact record the user is currently working on. 

 

Ideally, ModelDrivenFormIntegration.Item in the default section of the Contact Data card in the Canvas App should work but I have struggled to get it to work. I have seen problems associated with Model Driven Form Integration and having to have a timer that refreshes the data on the canvas app but that hasn't worked for me. I am really out of ideas so any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Re: How to pass host Model Driven App record name to Embedded Canvas App look up field of that host record?

I was able to solve my issue by embedding my canvas app as a field control rather than an iframe to be able to take advantage of the ModelDrivenFormIntegration properties

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Re: How to pass host Model Driven App record name to Embedded Canvas App look up field of that host record?

I was able to solve my issue by embedding my canvas app as a field control rather than an iframe to be able to take advantage of the ModelDrivenFormIntegration properties

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