[rt-users] Link values to - use multiple CF values

Kevin Falcone falcone at bestpractical.com
Wed Aug 31 11:11:25 EDT 2011

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 11:23:28AM +1000, Stuart Browne wrote:
> I have a custom field with a mingle card number. Link-to value works fine for a single mingle project, project name is in the path.  Sadly, the card numbers are not unique between projects.
> As such, I've created a second custom field with the project name in it.  For automated card creation, this works fine.  However, the link-to value is still hard-wired to the single project.
> I thought maybe I could use a search-style CF{name} to get the value of another custom field, but looking at the documentation in ObjectCustomFieldValue_Overlay.pm seems to indicate that it isn't possible.
> Does anybody know of an extension or other 'patch' to allow the inclusion of multiple CF values within the link-to  URL's?  Or do I need to create my own internal jump-to page to do the mapping externally? 

I'd just do a custom display of that Custom Field and build the link
myself, rather than trying to extend the link to functionality.

You'll probably find the ShowComponentName callback useful

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