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The Link control type is a special control type representing the entry point to the DataPortal. It does not generate a visible control. It is only used on the Master sheet.

Required Fields

  • Name: The name of the DataPortal.

  • Type: Must be set to Form.<ContainerName> where <ContainerName> is the name of the Excel sheet representing the home page of the DataPortal.

  • ControlType: Must be set to Link.

Optional Fields

  • 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.