I am trying to fetch List of sobjects and show them in data table. I want to add a hyperlink to record name. I am using @wired property to dynamically get records depending on the search term.

my test.js

@track data = [];
@track error;
@track columns = [{
        label: 'Some name', fieldName: 'linkName', type: 'url', sortable: true, 
        typeAttributes: {label: { fieldName: 'Name' },value:{fieldName: 'linkName'}, target: '_blank'}}];

@wire(apexSearch,{searchTerm: "$searchTerm1"})

wiredTenders({error, data}) {
   if (data) {
       this.data = Object.assign({}, data);
       var a  = JSON.parse(JSON.stringify(this.data));

       for (var i = 0; i < data.length; i++) {
            if(a[i].linkName) a[i].linkName = '/'+a[i].Id;
    } else if (error) {
        this.error = error;

The linkName never gets filled i.e I cannot see a hyperlink and also no data shows up in data table. I checked that the var a contains the list of objects. enter image description here I used this.data = Object.assign({}, data); due to the explanation in this post: Uncaught TypeError: 'set' on proxy: trap returned falsish for property Name

Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks!

  • its unclear what problem you are facing - what do you mean by never gets filled ? is data even returning something? or is it undefined? thanks – glls Apr 8 at 21:55
  • Hi, I don't see any data in table and also when I debug it never finds a[i].linkName.. – SFlearner Apr 8 at 22:08
  • looks like you are trying to create a navigation link, which is not recomended if you are trying to redirect within a salesforce record, is there any reason why you are not using a NavigationMixin function? – glls Apr 9 at 0:04

here is a solution that works perfectly. I display a list of opportunity and add a hyperlink on the column name of the data table. To do that, you have to create a wrapper class in you apex controller like this:

public with sharing class GetAllOpportunities {
    public static List<DataTableWrapper> getAllOpps() {
        List<Opportunity> listOpp = [SELECT Id, Name ,StageName, CloseDate 
                                     FROM Opportunity Order By Name asc];

        List<DataTableWrapper> response = new List<DataTableWrapper>();
        for(Opportunity opp : listOpp){
            DataTableWrapper obj = new DataTableWrapper();
            obj.oppId = opp.Id;
            obj.name = opp.Name;
            obj.nameUrl = '/'+opp.Id;
            obj.stageName = opp.StageName;
            obj.closeDate = opp.CloseDate;

        return response;

    private class DataTableWrapper {
        public Id oppId {get;set;}
        public String name {get;set;}
        public String nameUrl {get;set;}
        public String stageName {get;set;}
        public Date closeDate {get;set;}


note the nameUrl attribute, I'll use it in the js file.

here is the html file:

    <lightning-card  title="Opportinity List">
        <lightning-datatable data={opportunities} columns={columns} key-field="Id"></lightning-datatable>        

And Finally, the js file:

import { LightningElement ,wire,track} from 'lwc';
import getAllOpps from '@salesforce/apex/GetAllOpportunities.getAllOpps';

export default class OpportunityList extends LightningElement {
    @track columns = [
            label: 'Opportunity name',
            fieldName: 'nameUrl',
            type: 'url',
            typeAttributes: {label: { fieldName: 'name' }, 
            target: '_blank'},
            sortable: true
            label: 'Stage Name',
            fieldName: 'stageName',
            type: 'text',
            sortable: true
            label: 'Close date',
            fieldName: 'closeDate',
            type: 'date',
            sortable: true


    @track error;
    @track opportunities = [];

    wiredOpps({error,data}) {
        if (data) {
            this.opportunities = data;
            this.error = undefined;
        } else if (error) {
            this.error = error;
            this.opportunities = undefined;

Hope that is helpful.


You may want to review this earlier question/answer:

Lightning Web Component - Navigation - Show Link in a List / Table to Open Record

I was having similar issue / wanting to do the same thing. I ended up creating a small LWC Component (navigationLink) that will create a link using a passed record Id.

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