Is it possible to display a url as a custom image rather than a button or standard hyperlink?

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Is it possible to display a url as a custom image rather than a button or standard hyperlink?

Thanks in advance.

Juan
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Ah! I figured it out!
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great, would you mind sharing please? :-)
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Guess not :-(
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I apologize, I meant to post back here after I figured it out but I forgot :/

In one of my forms I used a custom image to display in place of a generic QuickBase button.  This button was supposed to take the user to a specific section within my form.  I used a website called "dabuttonfactoy.com" to design my free button.  Then I copied the code from there and inserted it in a text field in my form and checked the HTML box.

The code looks like this:

<a href='#Milestones'> <img src="http://dabuttonfactory.com/b.png?t=Milestones&f=Calibri-Bold&ts=15&tc=ffffff&tshs=1&tshc=222222&it=png&c=5&bgt=gradient&bgc=47c&ebgc=238&be=on&w=150&h=20"></a&gt;

where "#Milestones" is the name of the bookmark within your form where you want your button to take the user once clicked.  Of course this could also be a full hyperlink to another form, report, dashboard, or even to another website.

Since the button was meant to take users to a specific section within my form, I then created a second text field that would act as the bookmark.  I placed this field directly above the area where I wanted to take the users, and in the text box I entered this code: <a name="Milestones"></a> and checked the HTML box as well.  

Of course, you'll change the word "Milestone" to whatever applies to you, but whatever you name it, it must match what you enter in the first text box following "href="

When you save your form you will see the button you created, and clicking the button will take you to the section you specified.  You can have as many buttons as you want, and you can even make use of the <table></table> HTML tags in the first text box to display the buttons in a more orderly fashion.

Hope this helps.

Juan