How to display linked field value in grid?

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    There are two methods you can use to display the value of a linked field in a grid.   Take the incident object for an example.    The incident links the customer to the incident through the ProfileLink field.   The incident ProfileFullName field is populated through an editing rule when the ProfileLink field is Updated.   See the below screen shot for an example displaying the Customer Name using the 2 methods:





     


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    Using the editing rule method, simply display the field with your value populated from the editing rule:





    The second method does not require the extra field or the business rule.   In the column definition, simply go to the fields and then relationships.   Find the relationship that is set up for the link field you wish to display your data.  Then choose the field you wish to display in the grid.