I am working on an assignment in which the URL will contain the phone number of the contact. My lightning component has to parse the phone number from URL, perform a SOQL against contact. In case if there are multiple contacts available for the phone number, the contacts need to be displayed as list with first name+last name as a link. When we click on the first name + last name link, the control should go to the contact view/edit page. I got this working correctly with an OnClick method and with a event handler (I am not using the one.app container). If there is only one contact for the supplied phone number, the control should directly go to the contact view/edit page and should not show the list. In other words, we should not show a list for one contact where the user needs to click on the first name+last name. Any suggestions?

I am not using any standalone app also. I have a custom lightning tab which is associated the lightning component.

Below is my code (I stripped off some less important code).


<aura:component controller='RPCMembersLightningController' implements='force:appHostable'>
<lightning:workspaceAPI aura:id='workspace' />
<aura:attribute name="phoneNumber" type="string" />
<aura:attribute name="contactList" type="Contact[]" />
<aura:attribute name="contactListSize" type="Integer" />
<aura:handler name="init" value="{!this}" action="{!c.doInit}" />
<aura:handler event="force:navigateToSObject" action="{!c.navigateToRecord}"/>
<aura:if isTrue="{!v.contactListSize > 1}">
    <div class="slds-container_fluid">
        <div class="slds-grid">
            <div  class="slds-p-right_medium slds-p-left_medium slds-p-top_xx-small">
                <div id="list" class="row" >
                    <div class="slds-container_fluid" >
                        <h1 class="slds-align--absolute-center"><b>List of Contacts</b></h1>
                    <div class="slds-box">        
                        <table class="slds-table slds-table--bordered slds-table--cell-buffer slds-table--striped" >
                                <tr class="slds-text-title--caps" >
                                    <th scope="col">
                                        <div class="slds-truncate">
                                <aura:iteration items="{!v.contactList}" var="con" indexVar="index">
                                            <!--<ui:outputURL click="{!c.viewRecord}" label="{!con.FirstName + ' ' + con.LastName + ' ' + con.Suffix}" /> -->
                                            <a onclick="{!c.viewRecord}" style="width:100%;" data-index="{!index}">{!con.FirstName + ' ' + con.LastName + ' ' + con.Suffix}</a>
    <aura:set attribute="else">
        Size of the ContactList is in ELSE {!v.contactListSize}
        window.location.href = 'one/one.app#/sObject/'+contactList[0].Id+'/view';


JS Controller:

doInit : function(component, event, helper) {
    //Get the phone number from the URL Query String
    var value = helper.getParameterByName(component, event, "phoneNumber");
    //Set the Phone Number attribute
    //alert('Phone Number from URL = ' + value);
    helper.getContactRecords(component, event, helper);
viewRecord : function(component, event, helper) {
    var navEvent = $A.get("e.force:navigateToSObject");
    var idx = event.target.getAttribute('data-index');
    var contact = component.get("v.contactList")[idx];
             recordId: contact.Id,
             slideDevName: "detail"
navigateToRecord : function(component, event, helper) {
    var recordId = event.getParam("recordId");
    window.location.href = '/one/one.app#/sObject/'+recordId+'/view';


JS Helper:

    getParameterByName : function(component, event, name) {
        name = name.replace(/[\[\]]/g, "\\$&");
        var url = window.location.href;
        var regex = new RegExp("[?&]" + name + "(=([^&#]*)|&|#|$)");
        var results = regex.exec(url);
        if (!results) return null;
        if (!results[2]) return '';
        return decodeURIComponent(results[2].replace(/\+/g, " "));
getContactRecords : function(component, event, helper) {
    var action = component.get("c.getContacts");
    var phone = component.get("v.phoneNumber");
        "phoneNumber": phone
    action.setCallback(this, function(response) {
       var state = response.getState();
        var result = JSON.stringify(response.getReturnValue());
        console.log('contactList = ' + result);
        if (component.isValid() && state === "SUCCESS")
            component.set("v.contactListSize", response.getReturnValue().length);


Apex Controller:

public with sharing class RPCMembersLightningController {

public static List<Contact> getContacts(String phoneNumber) {
    if (phoneNumber != null && phoneNumber != '') {
        string dashedPhoneNumber = phoneNumber.substring(0,3) + '-' + phoneNumber.substring(3,6) + '-' + phoneNumber.substring(6,10);
        string usPhoneNumber = '('+ phoneNumber.substring(0,3) +') ' + phoneNumber.substring(3,6) + '-' + phoneNumber.substring(6,10);
        List<Contact> contactList = [Select Id, 
                                     from Contact 
                                     where RecordType.Name = 'Participant' and 
                                     (HomePhone = :phoneNumber or HomePhone = :dashedPhoneNumber or HomePhone = :usPhoneNumber
                                     MobilePhone = :phoneNumber or MobilePhone = :dashedPhoneNumber or MobilePhone = :usPhoneNumber)];
        System.debug('ContactList = ' + contactList);                                                                                                                                                                           
        return contactList;                            
    else {
        return null;



I am trying to find out how to automatically navigate to the Contact view/edit page in the <aura:set attribute="else"> section in the lightning component RPCMemberSearch.cmp. Please help.

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