URL link in a view column which has response docs only to open the parent document

Hi all

1) I have a view that stores response docs only.
2) view has 2 columns,
3) column1 has the description field which is found on response doc
4) column 2, i want to include a text "Click here" where when clicked it will open the associated parent document to this response doc
5) I have place the following behind column 2 to open the document, but it seems to take me back to the response doc instead of the parent

"<td align='left'><a href='test?opendocument&ParentUNID="+@Text(@DocumentUniqueID)+"'>Click Here </a></td>")

That's not working

http://servername/dbname/viewname/documentuniversalid?OpenDocument

Also not working

Your ideas on how to fix this is much appreciated

Varvoura


varvouraAsked:
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Bill-HansonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You're close, but if you want to open the parent document, then the URL must contain the parent document's UNID.  The UNID of a response document's parent is contained in the $REF field.  So the url you need to use should look like this...

viewName := "Parents";
"<a href=\"/"+ @WebDbName + "/" + viewName + "/"+@Text($REF)+"?OpenDocument\">Click Here</a>"

If the current view contains the parents, then you could change the first line to...

viewName := @ViewTitle[1];
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madheeswarConnect With a Mentor Commented:
U should be using:
"<td align='left'><a href=\"/"+"viewname/"+@Text(@DocumentUniqueID)+"?opendocument&ParentUNID="+@Text(@DocumentUniqueID)+"'>Click Here </a></td>")

Give it a try.
If possible try to build a URL and open the same on web and check.
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varvouraAuthor Commented:
Bill,

I needed to add the square brackets to your formula and then it worked perfect.

viewName := "Parents";
"[<a href=\"/"+ @WebDbName + "/" + viewName + "/"+@Text($REF)+"?OpenDocument\">Click Here</a>]"

Maddy,

Many thanks for trying to help, I am sure I'll be able to use your formula in various other scenarios

Varvoura




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