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How to load Cascading dropdown on edit mode?


Currently, I am trying to load two dropdown in the edit mode with the default values that the item has been saved, but i have not succeeded, if there is a better way to achieve it I would appreciate your help. 


The 1st list only contains a column1st.PNG1st

The 2nd list have a lookup column of the 1st list, called familia, that relates Title with familia

The 3rd list contains Familia and Requerimiento columns that in new form mode are cascading dropdown and it work correctly.3rd.pngThe problem is in edit form mode because I can't preselect the values that the item to edit contains, as you can see in the previous image Family column = Foto Checks, and Requerimiento column = Auto, if I edit the record it should preload the same values, currently I'm using the same filter in new form mode and edit form mode and it cant preload the values of record.



I did this based on the following link 


I also tried with lookup columns, but when saving it don't save the dropdown values because i have changed the datasources.


Thanks in advant.


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Re: How to load Cascading dropdown on edit mode?

Hola porque no tratas solo con 2 lista, ya que la primera traera toda la informacion de una columna que sea texto?????? me parece mas sencilla

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Re: How to load Cascading dropdown on edit mode?

Hi @Yefer ,


What are the column types of  Familia and Requerimiento columns? Did you mean that you also what to pick values from previous 2 lists? If so, can you set their column types to lookup and lookup the values from these 2 lists from SharePoint side? 




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Re: How to load Cascading dropdown on edit mode?


Por algunas razones debo manterner esa estructura entonces no podria eliminar la primer lista.

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Re: How to load Cascading dropdown on edit mode?



1. Familia and Requerimiento are single line of text type, in new form mode I used dropdown then update the DataCardValues with the selected value in dropdown.

2. I need preload the dropdown with the values of the record in edit form mode, currently I don't know how to load it with the saved values.

3. I have tried with lookup columns type, but when I add the cascading functionality is necessary change the datasources but in the moment of submit the form it don't save the data of dropdowns.

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