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zaina
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IFrame in html web resource

Hi hope you guys are fine.

 

I have one html web resource and I have JAVASCRIPT in this html web resource plus I have IFrame in this html web resource as well. I have inserted this html web resource on custom entity form using web resource icon menu on main form of entity.

 

On Page load when i try to access IFrame like this document.getElementById("iframeid") I get IFrame control but when I try to get IFrame using Xrm.Page.ui.controls.get("iframeid") or Xrm.Page.getControl("iframeid") i always get null. 

 

In IFrame I am loading my Canvas app, my canvas app is embeded in model driven app via iframe.

 

just to let you know , I have html iframe in html web resource like this

 

<iframe id="myid"></iframe>

 

I have 3 tabs on form and iframe is on first tab which opens bydefault on page load.

 

I do not want to use document.getElementById because MS does not recommend it when when try to publish our app to MS app source.

 

Any idea what i am doing wrong using XRM api ?

 

 

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poweractivate
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@zaina 

 

1. Try either window.parent.Xrm.Page (not recommended) or parent.Xrm.Page (better, but the below may be recommended instead)

2. Use this example of getting form context first using this as a guide:

//Get the value of an option set attribute
var formContext = executionContext.getFormContext();
var value = formContext.getAttribute("new_pagechooser").getValue();  
var newTarget = "";  
//Set the target based on the value of the option set  
switch (value) {  
    case 100000001:  
        newTarget = https://myServer/test/pageOne.aspx;  
        break;  
    default:  
        newTarget = https://myServer/test/pageTwo.aspx;  
        break;  
}  
//Get the default URL for the IFRAME, which includes the   
// query string parameters  
var IFrame = formContext.ui.controls.get("IFRAME_test");  
var Url = IFrame.getSrc();  
// Capture the parameters  
var params = Url.substr(Url.indexOf("?"));  
//Append the parameters to the new page URL  
newTarget = newTarget + params;  
// Use the setSrc method so that the IFRAME uses the  
// new page with the existing parameters  
IFrame.setSrc(newTarget);

use executionContext.getFormContext(); to get the context first for example.

(example from here)

I can not get form context because it is html web resource. I have tried both but returns null
window.parent.Xrm.Page  or parent.Xrm.Page 

zaina
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just to let you know , I have html iframe in html web resource like this

 

<iframe id="myid"></iframe>

poweractivate
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@zaina Does using Xrm.Page.context instead work?

nope

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