In short: I'm trying to filter an XSLTListViewWebPart based on what is selected in another XSLTListViewWebPart. Using a String field as connection this is working fine. Using a hyperlink field no data is displayed.
In more detail: I have two lists, say
Projects. Both have a hyperlink field
accountURL. All accounts have different accountURLs. Different projects can have the same value for accountURL. Both are displayed on a page using the XSLTListViewWebPart. The simple goal is to filter the
Projects list based on which item is selected in the
Accounts list using the
accountURL field. So I established a web part connection using the
acountURL as a filter.
Alas, when an item in the
Accounts list is selected no items are shown in the
Projects list although I double checked that there are matching values. When using a string field instead of a hyperlink field for
accountURL everything works like a charm. Problem is, I need the hyperlink field.
Is this desired behaviour? Do you have any suggestions for a workaround? (I already tried converting the hyperlink field to a string field via a calculated column which did not work out either.)
All was and is to be done in the web interface or SP-Designer. Coding a WSP is not an option for this problem. As I'm not quite familiar with the correct terminus technicus I use field and column interchangeably.
All help is greatly appreciated.