Struggling with moving to right View


Hi - Is there some way to instruct my app to use my slice-based ref views instead of the system generated ref views? This is specifically for when you click on the Edit button or Add button or other system-generated links (for instance “view” or “new”) within the app? I want the buttons and links to point to my slice views so I can control the columns that are shown, but they always go to the system ref views, which just show everything and results in a poor user experience.

Examples of what I mean by “system generated links:”

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My understanding from reading all of the help material is that if you create your own view, it should override the system view. I think this happens when you are using the same underlying data, but that doesn’t seem to hold if you are using a slice to reference that data. My understanding is probably incorrect though.

It would be much easier if there was a way to assign a View (or even an Action) to these buttons directly. The current method is very opaque.

Any thoughts/ideas appreciated.

You’ll have a virtual column in your table with a REF_ROWS() expression. Make a new VC with the same expression, but put the slice name in place of the table name. Then you’ll see a second inline table (unless you hide the first one), and then the View and Add buttons will take you to a table or form view based on the slice instead of the main table.

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Awesome, it worked, thanks!

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