Use a URL Navigation Data Action to Pass Parameter Values

You can create a data action that uses a URL to pass the selected parameter values from a workbook to another application.

For example, suppose your workbook contains a parameter that allows a user to select an employee ID value. You can create a URL navigation data action to pass the employee ID value to your HCM application.
  1. On the Home page, select a workbook, click Actions, and then select Open.
  2. Click Menu and select Data Actions.
  3. Click Add Action and enter a name for the new navigation link.
  4. Click the Type field and select URL Navigation.
  5. Click the Anchor To field and select the columns that you want the URL to apply to. If you don't specify a value for the Anchor To field, then the data action applies to all data elements in the visualizations.
  6. Enter a URL and optionally include any URL options such as separator, style, or type.

    For example, http://www.example.com/search?q=@parameter("City",separator=",",type="value")('')

  7. Click Supports Multiple Selection to set the value.
    • On - The data action can be invoked when one or multiple data points are selected.
    • Off - The data action can only be invoked when a single data point is selected.

      This setting is particularly useful when the selection of multiple data points might result in an error (for example, with some third-party REST APIs).

  8. Click OK to save.