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BUG: Button DisplayMode not recognizing boolean variable

I have a button that has a DisplayMode property set to only be "Edit" if a context variable is NOT 3:

 

 

 

 

 

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The content of EstimateStatus is 2.  This is demonstrated by looking at the Text property of the EstimateStatus label selected below.  You will see is "Open" because the value of EstimateStatus variable is 2. So PowerApps recognized the EstimateStatus is 2:

 

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I also set a label text property to be the EstimateStatus variable and you'll see it also shows 2.

 

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So if the EstimateStatus is 2 and the button should only be clickable if the EstimateStatus is 3, why is the button clickable?

 

 

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Re: BUG: Button DisplayMode not recognizing boolean variable

What happens if you switch those around and just say:

 

If(EstimateStatus = 3, DisplayMode.Edit, DisplayMode.Disabled)

 

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I think I misread: "I have a button that has a DisplayMode property set to only be "Edit" if a context variable is NOT 3:"

 

If you want it to be able to be edited when DisplayMode is not 3 then checking to see if it is 3 would mean you disable it, switch my code around.

 

If(EstimateStatus = 3, DisplayMode.Disabled, DisplayMode.Edit)

That means if it's ever 3 it's disabled, anything else for a value it's clickable.

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