Link

Overview

The Link control type is a special control type representing the entry point to the DataPortal. It does not generate a visible control.

Excel Sheet Input

Required fields

The Link control type requires the following Excel columns:

  • Name: The name of the DataPortal.

  • Type: The name of the C# type backing this field. Must be set to Form.<ContainerName> where <ContainerName> is the name of the Excel sheet representing the home page of the DataPortal.

  • ControlType: The name of the desired control type. Must be set to Link.

Optional fields

The Link control type also supports the following Excel columns:

  • DisplayName: The name that will be shown for the field above the input box. This can be any string. If no DisplayName is provided, Name will be shown.