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    How to add HTML tags using Normalization Rules to create a link within a display field

    Created By: Richard Robertson
    Created on: 2/26/2019



    In order to build a link into a record’s display fields, you could use a combination of normalisation rules to mark-up the link with HTML tags.
     
    For this example, the source field content is: 'For more information about this collection, please visit: https://website.com'
     
    Rule 1:
    Transformation:
    Drop String (use reg. exp) – create or find a regular expression (regex) that matches on a URL
    Result:
    “For more information about this collection, please visit: ”
     
    Rule 2:
    Transformations:
    Add to beginning of string: <a href="
    Take string (use reg. exp.) – use the same regex, but this time takes only the URL
    Add to end of string: ">
    Result:
    <a href="https://website.com">
     
    Rule 3:
    Transformations:
    Take string (use reg. exp.) – same regex takes only the URL
    Add to end of string: </a>
    Result:
    https://website.com</a>
     
    Each rule is set to merge, so the final result would be:
    For more information about this collection, please visit: <a href="https://website.com">https://website.com</a>
     
    More information regarding HTML tags via normalisation rules:
    https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo/Product_Documentation/Technical_Guide/020Working_with_Normalization_Rules/070How_to_Edit_the_Normalization_Rules#Inserting_HTML_Tags_into_PNX_Records



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