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I have a list and a document library that I'd like to link.

I would love to be able to have a link in the list that would search the document library based on a specific field.

Example:

The list contains claim data, including a claims number. I would like a link or button as a column where a user can click it and it would search the document library for that claims number and present the documents for that claims number.

I have tried using built in filters on the list and library but can't get anything to work.

I am using SharePoint Online.

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You can use SharePoint JSON Column formatting to create a link in list view.

I am using below JSON code to create a link in list view. On click of link, it will open a new tab with filtered document library:

{
  "$schema": "https://developer.microsoft.com/json-schemas/sp/v2/column-formatting.schema.json",
  "elmType": "a",
  "txtContent": "= 'Search Library for' + [$Title]",
  "attributes": {
    "href": "= @currentWeb + '/Shared Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx?view=7&q=' + [$Title]",
    "target": "_blank"
  }
}

Here I am using "Title" column. You can use any column as per your requirements, just make sure you are using correct internal name of column.

Output:

List view:

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Library with search results:

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    Thank you so very much, this has worked perfectly! – Chris Bauer Mar 23 at 8:49

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