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StevenT
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filtering one collection from a value of another collection

My biggest challenge at this time is filtering a collection from a value in another colllection.

 

1) I create collections one

     1-  ClearCollect(CableNumbers,('Cable Trace Form'.CableNumber));

2) I want to use the value from CableNumber that the user chooses and  filter a second collection by that value

     2 - ClearCollect(CableFrom,('Cable From'.FromDescription),('Cable From'.CableFrom),('Cable From'.CableNum));

 

Collection 1 is working as expected, but how do i go foward and create a second filter based off of the chosen value in Collection 1? 

 

This is my issue and any suggestion would be appreciated. I've been trying to set it up without success.

 

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Anonymous
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Re: filtering one collection from a value of another collection

In the Gallery1.Items put the following function:

Filter(
  CableForm,
  CableNum = First(CableNumbers).CableNumber
)
StevenT
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Re: filtering one collection from a value of another collection

Thanks for this reply.  The value i want to filter on is in a selected value in a drop down, not in a gallery. how would I use this formula if I wanted it to filter off of the object picked in the drop down?

 

I tried your code you've included here and though it's not failing, how would find the data based on the speicific entry chosen?

 

Anonymous
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Re: filtering one collection from a value of another collection

Hi @StevenT

 

 

 

If you want to filter based on selected value in a dropdown change your filter function to this:

 

Filter(
  CableForm,
  CableNum = DropDown.Selected.Value
)

I am not sure if I understood what you want to do correctly, maybe a screenshot would help?

StevenT
Level: Powered On

Re: filtering one collection from a value of another collection

 

Helptext3.JPGThanks and yes, it's always better to see a screen print

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