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Ashers82
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New Record Part Patch, Part Data Table

Hi ,

 

I've a bit of a difficult one to explain, I want to Patch some fields manually instead of using the typical wizard data card because I am having a major ache with the datacards rearranging.

I can achieve this fine when I am editting an existing record but when I want to create a new record I am unable of finding a way to patch as I'm previously using...

Patch(TicketLog, BrowseGallery_3.Selected , 
{Kit_for_Site_1: txt_Kit_required_1.Text, 
Kit_for_Site_2: txt_Kit_required_2.Text,  
Kit_for_Site_3: txt_Kit_required_3.Text, 
Kit_for_Site_4: txt_Kit_required_4.Text, 
Kit_for_Site_5: txt_Kit_required_5.Text});

which obviously selects the gallery record.

I thought "ThisItem" should work but that gives me a "Recognize" error.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Re: New Record Part Patch, Part Data Table

If you want to create a new record you just need to change the second parameter of the patch function. Instead of BrowseGallery_3.Selected to update an existing record you need Defaults(TicketLog) to create a new record.

 

Patch(TicketLog, Defaults(TicketLog) ,
{Kit_for_Site_1: txt_Kit_required_1.Text,
Kit_for_Site_2: txt_Kit_required_2.Text,
Kit_for_Site_3: txt_Kit_required_3.Text,
Kit_for_Site_4: txt_Kit_required_4.Text,
Kit_for_Site_5: txt_Kit_required_5.Text});



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v-siky-msft
Level 10

Re: New Record Part Patch, Part Data Table

Hi, @Ashers82 ,

 

To solve your problem, you should use Patch with the Defaults function to create new records as below.

Patch( Customers, Defaults( Customer ), { Name: “Contoso” } )

 So you need to modify the second parameter of Patch function in your formula. Use Defaults(TicketLog)  instead of BrowseGallery_3.Selected .

The formula should be like this:

Patch(TicketLog, Defaults(TicketLog) ,
{Kit_for_Site_1: txt_Kit_required_1.Text,
Kit_for_Site_2: txt_Kit_required_2.Text,
Kit_for_Site_3: txt_Kit_required_3.Text,
Kit_for_Site_4: txt_Kit_required_4.Text,
Kit_for_Site_5: txt_Kit_required_5.Text});

For more information, please refer to the doc: Patch function

 

Best regards,

Sik

Ashers82
Level: Powered On

Re: New Record Part Patch, Part Data Table

Thank you for the reply however when I do this I get two new records on the basis that I already have about 20 other fields being created using the datafield method.

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