Feature #27916

Add "%value_id%" option to "Link values to URL" for key/value list custom fields

Added by Josh Hansen about 2 years ago.

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Category:Custom fields
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Problem Description: Key/value list allows a list of items for selection. These item allow the name of the item to be changed while retaining the id of the item. When filtering on such an item, the id is used (in contrast to a normal list where the name is used). However, when the 'Link values to URL' option is used, the %value% expands to the name of the entry. This prevents use of the 'Link values to URL' as a pre-defined filter on the item.

Solution: Modify 'Link values to URL' to support a new value %value_id% which expands to the id of the item.

For Custom key/value list "IT System":
  • id=3 name="Mail server"
  • id=4 name="Database server"
Link values to URL:
  • value https://server.org/?it_system=%value% expands to https://server.org/?it_system=Mail server (existing behavior)
  • value https://server.org/?it_system=%value_id% expands to https://server.org/?it_system=3 (new behavior)

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