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Formatting custom dataview field as URL

  Asked By: Brent    Date: Sep 09    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 10207

I am adding a dataview of a document library to a page and trying to
customize the data view so the name of the document shows up in the
data view as a link and cannot figure out what I am doing wrong to
make this work.

Example. I have a document library called "general". I inserted a
data view of this doclib using Front Page. After I inserted the
dataview, I want the file name to show up as a link. In the dataview
there is a field called "Name (linked to document)" however, this not
working since the document library exists in a team site and I am
trying to display the document library in a portal area. There is
also an encoded absolute URL field I can use, but it is too long, I
just want the name to show up.

How do you pull this off?



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Isaiah Santiago     Answered On: Sep 09

If u r using frontpage 2003 right click on any item in the Title column
(if u don't have it on the data  view then drag and drop it from the Data
View Details on the Pane. Remove the Url column) and select "Format Item
as > Hyperlink to > Display form" in the context menu. This should sort
you out

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