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Link control
The Link control is used to:
  • .
  • create a link in a report printed in HTML format.
Link control in a page

Create a Link control

To create a Link control:
  1. On the "Creation" pane, in the "Usual controls" group, click "Link".
  2. Click where you want to create the control in the page. The control appears in the editor.
To view the control characteristics, select "Description" in the popup menu of the control.
Link control in a report
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Overview

The "URL Link" control is used to insert links into a report. You have the ability to insert:
  • a link to an email address,
  • a link to an Internet site,
  • ...
The "URL Link" control is enabled only if the report is printed in an HTML file. Otherwise, the "URL link" control is visible but it is disabled.

Creating a Link control

To create a URL Link control:
  1. On the "Creation" pane, in the "Interactions" group, click "Link".
  2. Click where the control will be created in the report. The control appears in the editor.
To view the control characteristics, select "Description" in the popup menu of the control.
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Action associated with the Link control found in the report

The action associated with the "Link" control is defined in the description window of the control. This action can come from:
  • an item.
  • a URL address. In this case, the "..." button found on the right of the "URL (fixed)" control is used to define a specific action.
Defining the action of the link
You can:
  • display a page of a site,
  • connect to an FTP server,
  • download a file,
  • send an email, ...
Remarks:
  • All these operations can also be performed by programming.
  • Versions 16 and later
    Copying a Link control found in the report editor pastes the tag as well as the text and the control into the clipboard. This enables you to directly copy the link into an HTML page.
    New in version 16
    Copying a Link control found in the report editor pastes the tag as well as the text and the control into the clipboard. This enables you to directly copy the link into an HTML page.
    Copying a Link control found in the report editor pastes the tag as well as the text and the control into the clipboard. This enables you to directly copy the link into an HTML page.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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