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hyperlink in view form



i've a form field with hyperlink value, where i want to launch the specified url on click of the datavalue, the thing it is working fine in edit form but not in view form, i'm not sure how can i achieve the same in viewform.

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So the way this works is that they use a HtmlText control as the control for the link.  That control does not have edit capability.

If you need edit capabilities, then set your Control Type BACK to Edit URL.  

Now, unlock the datacard.  

In the DataCard TextInput control, change the Visible property to : Self.DisplayMode=DisplayMode.Edit

Add a HtmlText control to the datacard and change the Visible property to:  Self.DisplayMode=DisplayMode.View

Set the DisplayMode of the HtmlText control to: Parent.DisplayMode

Set the HtmlText property of the control to: 

    "a href='" & Parent.Default & "'>" & Parent.Default & "</a>"


You will now be able to edit the link when in Edit mode and View and click on it when in View mode.

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Helper III
Helper III


Perfect, Thanks!

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