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Do You have working methods to redirect in SharePoint Online now? I'm trying to save item and then open Edit Form after clicking 'Save'. There were methods to do it before: link 1 link 2

but it redirects to default list view after save. Strange(!) that this code works, if there is error on page (if You don't fill required 'title' and try save - it shows warning and then reditects to page needed)

   // todo: add item id, '3' is for example
   var targetURL = '/products/Lists/Products/EditForm.aspx?ID=' + '3';

   // For Save Button
   var saveButton = jQuery("input[value='Save']");
   console.log(saveButton);
   saveButton.removeAttr("onclick");
   jQuery(saveButton).click = null;
   saveButton.click(function() {

       console.log("clicked");

       if (!PreSaveItem()) {
           console.log("!PreSaveItem");
           // return false;
       }

       if (SPClientForms.ClientFormManager.SubmitClientForm('WPQ2')) {
           //return false;
       }

       var oldUrl = jQuery('#aspnetForm').attr('action');

       var source = GetUrlKeyValue("Source", true, oldUrl);

       var newUrl = "";

       if (source) {
           console.log("Source key exist");
           newUrl = oldUrl.replace(source, encodeURIComponent(targetURL));
       } else {
           console.log("Source key not exists");
           newUrl = oldUrl + "?Source=" + encodeURIComponent(targetURL);
       }

       var elementName = jQuery(this).attr("name");
       WebForm_DoPostBackWithOptions(new WebForm_PostBackOptions(elementName, "", true, "", newUrl, false, true));

       return true;

   });

Update:

Ok, I think I've found problem: If I use this string - validation works, but "Save" always redirects to list root:

if (SPClientForms.ClientFormManager.SubmitClientForm('WPQ2')) { 
return false; 
}

But if I comment this - form redirects as needed, but validation ("You cannot leave this blank") is ignored. this problem is related with validation: How do I trigger the default form validation without submitting the form

So we need to add custom validation because SPClientForms.ClientFormManager.SubmitClientForm('WPQ2') always returns true.

Imho for me it is easier to create custom page for adding item..

Thank You Nils for idea with guids! In my case I don't use [guid] culumn, but get latest id from list:

$.ajax({
url: webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Products')/items?$top=1&$orderby=Title desc",
method: "GET",
headers: {
    "Accept": "application/json; odata=verbose"
},
success: function(data) {
    if (data.d.results.length > 0) {
        // here is last ID, so we can redirect to number+1
        var number = parseInt(data.d.results[0].Title, 10);
    }
},
error: function(data) {
    console.log("Error: " + data);
}

});


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I have tested in Online and also 2016 on prem and can verify the behaviour there.

However, it seems that giving the Source absolute still works, as long as it is a target in the current SiteCollection.

  • Greetings Nils! The question is about that I cannot do this step: "on 'save' modify the return-query-parameter to some special page and supply the guid". It always goes to list default view instead of provided 'Source' – Gennady G Jul 2 at 13:56
  • Oh. Sorry. My mistake for not reading everything :-/ Does that happen on classic or modern or both? – Nils Jul 2 at 14:00
  • Classic NewForm – Gennady G Jul 2 at 14:00
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    if this behavoiur (redirect to list view) could not be overrided - the only way I see now is create custom html form instead of NewForm and redirect from this custom page :(.. – Gennady G Jul 2 at 14:09
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    Sadly, I can reproduce the same in 2016 on prem... – Nils Jul 2 at 14:22

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