Child form buttons on Report

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    srogers
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    Hello,

    I have a report that summarizes the instances of a particular form. This form has two different child forms associated with it. By selecting “Meta – Link” in the datasource, a data grid displays a nice convenient button to open the form instance, but I cannot find a way to do the same with the form’s child instances. I’ve tried saving the child instance ID into a helper table and importing that with the data source, but I just get the instance ID string, not a nice button.

    Any way I can do this?

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    The child form is a different datasource. You can have more than one datasource per report page, but they will not respect the dynamic filtering of objects reporting on different datasources.

    I recommend that you use a form object in the report. For example you can use a drop-down or a table and populate it using a form connection. When you choose an item from the drop-down use a set filter behavior object for each datasource on the page. Filter by the value in the form object.

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