Cinchy Platform Documentation
Cinchy v5.6

Adding Links to a Form

Currently, form links will only populate on existing records. They will not appear on a blank form. This feature is forthcoming.
  1. 1.
    Navigate to your source table. In this example we will use the "Product Content Backlog" table (Image 1) for our "Product Content Requests" form.
Image 1: Step 1
  1. 2.
    Add a new column to your table using the following parameters (Image 2):
  • Data Type: Text
  • Default Value: You can set this to your link if you want a single URL to populate as the default. This value can always be updated in the table.
  • Max Length: 500
  • Allow Linking: Yes
Image 2: Updating your column parameters
  1. 3.
    Add in your URL to your relevant row/record.
  2. 4.
    Add this column to your form by navigating to the Form Fields table and inputting your new column as a row (Image 3).
  • Under Data Format Type, select LinkURL.
Image 3: Updating your form fields
  1. 5.
    When you navigate to the form record linked to your row in step 3, you will see the URL populated as below (Image 4):
Image 4: Your new link