Is there a way to use a button to go to a url within a doc
I’m familiar with OpenWindow(), but I don’t want it to open a new window, all I want is to go to a page within the doc.
I need it to be a button because I want to use it combined with RunActions().
I thought I could use Activate(@otherpage) or Activate(“http://coda.io/doc…”) but I didn’t work.
Thank you for your reply but, as I said, I don’t want it to open a new window as it takes too long to load the doc again.
It doesn’t, it opens it in the same tab. I don’t know why they call it OpenWindow, but it should really be called
OpenLink. I just tested it and it works for me.
Hi, @cnr . Are you sure? It didn’t work for me.
Open a link in a new tab
An action which when triggered will open a new window with the specified input.
The web address to open
Outputs an action which (when run) will open url in a new browser tab.
Thank you, @cnr .
OpenWindow() behaves differently depending on the URL. Its opens a new tab when the web address is outside the doc (for instance openWindow(‘www.google.com’) but it opens on the same tab if it’s a URL of a page in the same doc.
I took it for granted because the coda help file doesn’t mention it. They should update it.