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vikramkkvikramkk 

Controller for standard page

 

I have a custom page which contain some input fields for search criteria. After user enters search criteria, a list of leads are displayed which matches that criteria. If the user clicks one of those leads in list it will take him to a lead record in detail page mode i.e lead standard page. But I want to go back to search page with all the search criteria to be retained. How can I achieve this? If by clicking the list if  I go to a custom page I can create back link or back button on that custom page which can take me to that page with all the search criteria retained with the help of a custom controller. How can I achieve the same functionality with standard lead page.

 

Thanks in advance. 

Chamil MadusankaChamil Madusanka

Hi,

 

I assume that you are using a dataTable or pageBlockTable for view the results. Then you can use <apex:outputLink> for your search result list (In a column).

 

 

apex:outputLink value="/{!id}" target="_blank">Detail</apex:outputLink>

 Try to get the Lead id to highlighted id. Then the Lead detail page will show up as a pop up with new window. So your result page will stay with your searching criteria.

 

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Shashikant SharmaShashikant Sharma

For returning back to search page is easy you can just use parameter retUrl like ,

?retUrl=YourPageYrl

in query string but to retain the serach criteria is tricky for that you have to create a custom object where you will save that criteria, create a unique key for that criteria. When ever any user goes to detail page save that criteria and reatian that criteria when he comes back. To delete criteria garbage record run a daily or weekly shedulable class.

bob_buzzardbob_buzzard

Assuming your query is a simple string, you should be able to include that in the returl parameter, in a suitably encoded form.  Then in your custom page, you'd have a page level action that interrogates the URL and if the query parameter is present, executes the query and pre-populates the search.