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I have a custom list definition that defines some view. These views are linked to a custom xsl file because of some formatting rules (red row when field X equals Y).

In this xsl, I'd like to add a link to a custom page with the ID of the item. The result should be : weburl/pages/mypage.aspx?id=123.

I have by now something like this, at the very end of my xsl file :

  <td>
    <a href="../Pages/mypage.aspx?MyID={@ID}">
      Show
    </a>
  </td>

This is working from my site home page (which is /pages/home.aspx), but this won't work from the list itself because of the relative url.

  1. is the xsl approach the correct way to defines such link ?
  2. if yes, is there any token or similar way to create SPWeb relative url ?

thanks

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If you're including correctly main.xsl in your template, use $ServerRelativeUrl global parameter.

Example:

<td>
  <a href="{$ServerRelativeUrl}/Pages/mypage.aspx?MyID={@ID}">
    Show
  </a>
</td>

MSDN reference for XSLT global parameters available here:

All these global parameters are defined in the main.xsl file:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\XSL\main.xsl

  • That works like a charm. I definitively have to dive this part of SharePoint. Thanks a lot. – Steve B Jun 11 '12 at 15:07

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