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I have a content type "slideshow" with three fields: 1. title 2. image 3. entity reference to nodes of a specific content type.

Then I created a view which I want to display as a slideshow on the frontpage. Its filter is set to the content type "slideshow" and I have three fields there: 1. the entity reference to the nodes (hidden) 2. image 3. title

What I want to achieve is, pass the referenced node from the entity field as a link to the image field so that the image in the slideshow has a link to the node from the entity reference field.

I tried the following:

In 2. image field settings: I checked: Output this field as a link and in the link path I put: [field__slideshow_link_gallery] which I got from the replacement patterns below.

The problem is that the image actually has a link but the link is the name of the referenced node rather than the link to the referenced node. I would need the link not the name.

In the 1. entity reference field in the view I have only three formatters (label, entity id and rendered entity). I used label as a formatter and checked "Link label to the referenced entity. Unfortunately only the name is passed to the image not the link. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. You can select the entity I'd formatter and set the image link to 'node/'[your_token_here]
  2. Use the views image field template (see the views theme information) to wrap it with the link
  • Thanks for the quick response. I set the entity ID formatter to token. I then set the image link to [field__slideshow_link_gallery]. But the output of the link then is: localhost/269 (where 269 is the token ID). Not sure what you mean with 'node'/[your_token_here]. I don't have a [your_token_here] in my replacement patterns. Maybe you could elaborate on your answer a bit more. This would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. – Christoph Aug 12 '13 at 17:35
  • [field__slideshow_link_gallery] equals to the nid if the formatter of the reference field is 'entity Id', that means that you can use the static string 'node/' with the [field__slideshow_link_gallery] token and the output will be something like 'node/269' which is the URL to the node. – rreiss Aug 12 '13 at 17:50
  • Thanks, Rotem. Thanks for pointing out the obvious too me. My bad. Very much appreciated. – Christoph Aug 12 '13 at 19:18
  • Can you please mark it as answer? Glad I could help :) – rreiss Aug 12 '13 at 20:52
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    I don't seem to have enough reputation for doing so. I get a message that I would need 15 reputation. – Christoph Aug 13 '13 at 19:01

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