getEntityReference (Client API reference)

Returns a lookup value that references the record.

Syntax

formContext.data.entity.getEntityReference();

Note

Unsure about entity vs. table? See Developers: Understand terminology in Microsoft Dataverse.

Return Value

Type: Lookup object.

Description: The returned object has following three parameters:

  • entityType: String. Logical name of the table record. For example, "account".
  • id: String. GUID value of the table record.
  • name: (Optional) String. Name of the table record.