The link input permits an action to happen once the section is pressed. For example, you can press a button and it will go to a webpage, or send an email, or even open up a page. Here is the syntax that you type into the link field depending on what kind of action you want to happen.
Syntax for various link types.
Link to Web Page: http://www.xyz.com
Send an email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Send an email with subject: mailto:email@example.com?subject=subjectText
Send an email with subject and body: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=subjectText&body=bodyText
Call on Telephone: tel:800-555-1212
Send a Text Message: sms:800-555-1212
To navigate to a page section: page:lable-of-page
To display a dialog section: dialog:lable-of-dialog
To download a file: download:http://url-of-file
Downloads will work on non-safari browsers or IE browsers. for Safari (IOS devices) and IE browsers, a new window will open. This is a current limitation of the browsers and once they come up to HTML5 standards, then the download will work.
If you put %URL% as part of the link, it will get replaced with the URL of the app. if you put %ICON% as part of the link, it will get replaced with the URL of the icon image.
NOTE: In version 8.5 for the Title and Image section has an additional link syntax. show:section_name Where section_name can be name (label) of a page section, dialog section, any hidden section, or a gallery. Show currently only works on image or title sections.
Kim to review.