Creating an App with SharePoint List data and using Person/Group field causes strange error like data not being displayed and ThisItem.Person not binding to the Field .
How to recreate
After the app is built by the system save it and publish it.
Go into Microsoft Dynamics and launch your app
Create a record
After creating the record, close the app and open it again.
Navigate to your record details and click the edit button
In the edit screen the field Person is empty (no text) although it should have shown the person since it is bind to ThisItem.Person and the display is set to DisplayName
Click save record and it will still save it and keep the Person even if it was not displayed.
Click Edit again and now it will display the name in the field.
This is the first error.
Here is another error with same configuration
You will be back at the details screen so click edit again. The person field is still empty, however now if you click save it will say it is empty and needs to be filed.
This happens only once and always on the first time when doing it. After it happened once it will never happen untill you restart the app.
I have another way more complicated app with somewhat similar configuration which always experience this issue and users often are confused when the field is empty then they are just editing an item. Is there a way to make sure that the Filed displays and binds correctly?
Worse case the users can input the name every time but it’s just this little thing that is annoying for the users and makes adopting PowerApps more difficult.
Thanks for all help!
I can reproduce your issue with exactly the same steps, I will notice this to the pg and will update here if I got further information.
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