Automatic Link To Parent Document

Some times it is good to have a direct link from response document to parent document. For example, parent document...

is the costumer data and response documents are contacts from costumer. When you read information of a contact you would like to read information of the costumer (click on link). This way creates the link automatically in the response document. In views be carefully to view response documents listed (don't select "Show response documents in a hierarchy") In response document (in the example Contact form) create a Computed for display text field (near to field that contains information about parent document, in the example, the name of the costumer). Assign the value $Ref to the field That's all. Remember, the type of the forms have to be Document and Response respectively

This was first published in November 2000

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