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MBilal-079
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Your control is trying to open a form. This is not yet supported. pcf issue

 

Hi,

 

i'm trying to build a PCF for data grid, when i click on specific record of row at local environment it gives me this error alert

Your control is trying to open a form. This is not yet supported

and after deploying to Model driven app it neither open the record nor shows any error.

here is my click event code in index.ts

 

let rowRecordId = (event.currentTarget as HTMLTableRowElement).getAttribute(RowRecordId);

        if (rowRecordId) {
            let entityReference = this.contextObj.parameters.simpleTableGrid.records[rowRecordId].getNamedReference();
            let entityFormOptions = {
               entityName: entityReference.etn!,
                entityId: entityReference.id.guid,
            }
            this.contextObj.navigation.openForm(entityFormOptions);
        }

 

 

Thanks in advance.

 
 
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Hi @HemantG @a33ik  and @v-xida-msft 

 

Thank you so much for your help and precious time.

 

i was just tried to open the entity form by clicking on the Record Row at the Entity grid view.

I have fixed the issue by updating the EntityReference interface in the 

"node_modules\@types\powerapps-component-framework\componentframework.d.ts"

earlier my code was looked like this

    

interface EntityReference {
/**
* The record id. Read-only.
*/
id: { guid: string; };

/**
* The entity logical name. Read-only.
*/
etn?: string;

/**
* The name of the entity reference. Read-only.
*/
name: string;
}

 

I have updated it

 

interface EntityReference {
      /**
       * The record id. Read-only.
       */
      // id: { guid: string; };
      _id: string;

      /**
       * The entity logical name. Read-only.
       */
      _etn?: string;

      /**
       * The name of the entity reference. Read-only.
       */
      name: string;
   }
 
because when i debug it i console i looked the properties name with "_".
 
Thanks again for your help.
Muhammad Bilal

 

 

 

 

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v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @MBilal-079 ,

Do you want to launch a dialog to open your specific Entity Form?

 

The context.navigation.openForm(options [, parameters]) function is used to open a entity form or a quick create form, so please make sure you have specified a proper value for the formId attribute within the EntityFormOptions argument in your context.navigation.openForm(options [, parameters]) function.

In addition, the attributes mentioned within the EntityFormOptions are all Required attribute, so you must provide a proper value each one of them (except "useQuickCreateForm" attribute.)

 

Please consider modify the function in your index.ts file as below:

let rowRecordId = (event.currentTarget as HTMLTableRowElement).getAttribute(RowRecordId);
if (rowRecordId) {
            let entityReference = this.contextObj.parameters.simpleTableGrid.records[rowRecordId].getNamedReference();
            let entityFormOptions = {
                createFromEntity: {
                                    entityType: "xxx",
                                    id: "xxxx",
                                    name: "xxxx"
                                  },
                entityName: entityReference.etn!,
                entityId: entityReference.id.guid,
                formId: "Type specific form Id which you want to display here",   // modify formula here
                height: 580,
                width: 400,
                windowPosition: 1,
                openInNewWindow: false
            }
            this.contextObj.navigation.openForm(entityFormOptions);
        }

The Form Id of the specific Entity form as below:

6.JPG

 

Please consider take a try with above solution, check if the issue is solved.

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Hello,

Have you enabled Utility in ControlManifest file? If not it will look like following:

    <feature-usage>
      <uses-feature name="Utility" required="true" />
    </feature-usage>

Please check the PCF sample for openForm and compare the runtime parameters and formats - here

Internally it uses the ClientAPI for openForm here .

 

Code snippet below for ClientAPI shows the parameters  

var entityFormOptions = {};
entityFormOptions["entityName"] = "contact";

// Set default values for the Contact form
var formParameters = {};
formParameters["firstname"] = "Sample";
formParameters["lastname"] = "Contact";
formParameters["fullname"] = "Sample Contact";
formParameters["emailaddress1"] = "contact@adventure-works.com";
formParameters["jobtitle"] = "Sr. Marketing Manager";
formParameters["donotemail"] = "1";
formParameters["description"] = "Default values for this record were set programmatically.";

// Open the form.
Xrm.Navigation.openForm(entityFormOptions, formParameters).then(
function (success) {
console.log(success);
},
function (error) {
console.log(error);
});

 

You can check and compare the values for working and non working code in the browser debug console. I suspect that the format might be different. 

 

Hemant

Hi @HemantG @a33ik  and @v-xida-msft 

 

Thank you so much for your help and precious time.

 

i was just tried to open the entity form by clicking on the Record Row at the Entity grid view.

I have fixed the issue by updating the EntityReference interface in the 

"node_modules\@types\powerapps-component-framework\componentframework.d.ts"

earlier my code was looked like this

    

interface EntityReference {
/**
* The record id. Read-only.
*/
id: { guid: string; };

/**
* The entity logical name. Read-only.
*/
etn?: string;

/**
* The name of the entity reference. Read-only.
*/
name: string;
}

 

I have updated it

 

interface EntityReference {
      /**
       * The record id. Read-only.
       */
      // id: { guid: string; };
      _id: string;

      /**
       * The entity logical name. Read-only.
       */
      _etn?: string;

      /**
       * The name of the entity reference. Read-only.
       */
      name: string;
   }
 
because when i debug it i console i looked the properties name with "_".
 
Thanks again for your help.
Muhammad Bilal

 

 

 

 

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