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$expand to get "ToContacts" Fields

Hello Experts,

I am using GWSAMPLE_BASIC service from es4 system.

I have created a split app where master page shows the businesspartnerid. On select of any id, i have to show fields from Contacts.

in Odata Businesspartnerset is connected with contacts with "ToContacts".

In List i can show it using expand parameter but how can i show all Contacts fields to simpleform ?

I simply use like below:

<Label text="Language"/>

<Text text="{ToContacts/Language}"/>

<Label text="Date of Birth"/>

<Text text="{ToContacts/DateOfBirth}"/>

But its not working.

thanks in advance.


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    Posted on Aug 15, 2016 at 04:22 PM

    You can find some examples at



    SAP - Technology RIG

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    • Hello Jamie,

      Now i am doing in a same view where created a table which shows data from businesspartnerset and also from contacts(first name/last name)

      Table is defined as below:

      <Table id="table" width="auto"

      items="{ path: '/BusinessPartnerSet',

      sorter: { path: 'BusinessPartnerID', descending: false },

      parameters : { expand : 'ToContacts' } }">

      and then column

      <ObjectIdentifier title="{BusinessPartnerID}"


      parts:[ {path:'ToContacts/FirstName'}, {path:'ToContacts/LastName'} ],

      formatter:'.formatter.getName' }"/>

      but its not working.

      Is it because the BusinessPartenerSet is mapped with Contactset with 1:N . So ToContact will return an array so binding like oContacts/FirstName is not possible.



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