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Link Field

Link Field

Link Field Element

This element allows a link to be added to the directory.

A typical result of a link when populating the database is:

Directory builder module database example screenshot

1. Drag and drop the ‘Link Field’ element into the appropriate location:

Link field icon

2. Configure the element and click Define Question. The following view will be presented:

Directory builder module link field screenshot

3. Edit/configure:

Default Text  

If required, enter an optional default value for the link text.

Default URL      

If required, enter an optional default value for the link URL.

Default Title      

If required, enter an optional default value for the link title, which is displayed when you hover over the link text.

Open in a New Window?  

Check if required.

Physical Width    

Enter the width in percentage of the page for the element.

Character Limit         

Maximum number of characters that can be entered.

Answer on a New Line 

Check to place the answer field below the question. Useful where the amount of text stored in the database field is likely to be large.

Show in Detail Page

Select whether this field is displayed when the full (i.e. detailed) database record is displayed. Useful if some fields need to be searchable but hidden from view.

Summary Page Options  

Selects whether this field is displayed in the summary listing. Also, allows the field to be displayed as a link, which, when clicked, display the detailed database record. You can also list the data ordered on the basis of this element.

Note: if required select Order Records by This Field. This option allows the user to click on the field label and sort entries by this field.

Include in Keyword Search     

Check if required..

Provide as a Search Option   

If required, check to provide a dedicated search field for this element.

Show Key Value/Pair   

Checking this option shows both the field name and the corresponding value on the detail page. Un-checking will show only the value.

4. Click Update Element.                  

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