Hyperlinks, also called hotlinks, allow actions to be automated. For example, a hotlink can be created that logs the user into and opens a new Bug Report record and sets the Severity field to Medium, hides the GUI so that the users never even realize that they have entered and returns them to a URL of your choosing when they click the Finish button.

Autologin Hotlinks

Hotlink Examples

Login to Demo in Progress KB to self-register and create a New Customer record without seeing the rest of the GUI:

<a href="http://www.example.com:8080/gui2/login.jsp?keyID=0
Table=Contacts&GUI=No/eui"> http://www.example.com:8080/gui2/login.jsp?keyID=0&user=register

Login to Podaac KB as the FAQ user to the end user interface:

<a href="http://www.example.com:8080/gui2/login.jsp?KeyID=0
&State=enduser"> http://www.example.com:8080/gui2/login.jsp?KeyID=0&

Login to KB as a guest user to submit a new bug report:

<a href="http://www.example.com:8080/gui2/login.jsp?keyID=0
&state=New:c_bugreport"> http://www.example.com:8080/gui2/login.jsp?keyID=0

Defining the Table in a Hyperlink

The table value is found by navigating to Setup > Tables, choosing a table, and clicking Edit. On the first tab of the wizard after the labels, you'll see the logical table name to be used in a hyperlink.

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