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groovygator
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Button DisplayMode Disabled with Form and True/False Statement

Hello, 

 

I am trying to create an app for my organization to check-in and check-out clients that leave the property and keeps record in the SharePoint list. The issue I am currently having is disabling the check-out and check-in buttons using the display mode function. My goal is to have the buttons link to the SharePoint list and disable the button based on which client is chosen from the drop-down (DataCardValue3) and if they are off property. 

 

The function is meant to identify the client from the DataCardValue3 selected and match it with the client List while identifying if they are Off Property. I think there is an issue with the client value and looking up the client from the list. The DisplayMode function works for the Check-Out Button when I have set to...

If(varNewItem.Client.Value =DataCardValue3.Selected.Value && varNewItem.'Off Property' = true, DisplayMode.Disabled,DisplayMode.Edit)

This does not work because it creates a new item each time a client is checked out. It only disables the button for the most recent client I checked out. I would like to be able to have the button disabled for whichever client is selected from DataCardValue3. 

 

Check-Out Button:

Check Out Button Display ModeCheck Out Button Display Mode

Check-Out Display Mode Function:

If(Client.Value =DataCardValue3.Selected.Value && varNewItem.'Off Property' = true, DisplayMode.Disabled,DisplayMode.Edit)

 

Check-In Button:

Check-In Display ModeCheck-In Display Mode

Check-In DisplayMode Function:

If(Client.Value =DataCardValue3.Selected.Value && varNewItem.'Off Property' = false, DisplayMode.Disabled,DisplayMode.Edit)

 

Any help would be appreciated!

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @groovygator ,

Try this direction

If(
   LookUp(
      SPListName,
      Client.Value = DataCardValue3.Selected.Value
   ).'Off Property',
   DisplayMode.Edit,
   DisplayMode.Disabled
)

 

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Thank you for the quick response!

 

That function for the 'Check-Out Button' worked but still had some issues with disabling. It worked, once I adjusted it to...

If(LookUp('Client Checked In/Checked Out',Client.Value = DataCardValue3.Selected.Value).'Off Property',DisplayMode.Disabled,DisplayMode.Edit)

 

I am able to disable the check-in button but only once I have record of a check-out and check- in for the client in the SharePoint list already. This is the function I am using...

If(LookUp('Client Checked In/Checked Out',Client.Value = DataCardValue3.Selected.Value).'Off Property'= false,DisplayMode.Disabled,DisplayMode.Edit)

Let me know if you have and suggestions for the 'Check-In Button DisplayMode' Function.

WarrenBelz
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Hi @groovygator ,

Yes - the logic was reversed - you know your app better than me (I was more providing structure guidance).  I need to know the logic of what you need to answer your question - you need to look up the record with the drop-down selected and find the Off Property value from that record - what else are you wanting to do ?

Hi, 

Yes, I would like for the Check-In or Check-Out display button to be disabled based on which client is selected from the drop-down. The best way to link this is with the Off Property value and the client chosen from the drop-down. My assumption is using the value, 'Off Property' = true or false within the If Statement and potentially '&&' to link the Lookup and the true/false value but I am still having issues. If there are multiple records for the same client; the client checks out multiple times in a day or over the course of several days, then the check-in button is always disabled. 

WarrenBelz
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Hi @groovygator ,

This is more a data management / logic issue, so what are the "rules" to be applied if there are multiple matching records likely to be found in the lookup ?

Hi, 

Great question. 

The rules for the lookup for multiple matching records is...

- Client chosen in dropdown should link with SharePoint list (disabling the check-in or check-out button based on record information) 

- Searching for the matching record (ID #)

- Identifying if the client is off-property

Based on search, Display Mode of Buttons:

- If client chosen from drop down is off-property, the check-out button is disabled

- If client chosen from drop down is on-property, the check-in button is disabled

 

OnSelect Button (This is working correctly) 

- Based on which client is selected in drop down

- If check-out button is pressed, record ID, Title(User.FullName), Checked Out (Date MM/DD/YYYY, Time), Client (From Dropdown), Off Property (Checkmark). 

- If check-in button is pressed, same ID is found as previous & of record Checked In (Date MM/DD/YYYY, Time), Time spent out, Off Property (Checkmark removed) 

OnSelect Check-Out Button:

 

Set(varNewItem, Patch('Client Checked In/Checked Out',Defaults('Client Checked In/Checked Out'),{Title:User().FullName,Client: DataCardValue3.Selected,'Checked Out': Now(),'Off Property':true}))

 

OnSelect Check-In Button:

 

Patch('Client Checked In/Checked Out', LookUp('Client Checked In/Checked Out',Client.Value=DataCardValue3.Selected.Value && 'Off Property'), {'Checked In':Now(), 'Time Spent Out':DateDiff(varNewItem.'Checked Out',Now(),TimeUnit.Minutes),'Off Property':false})

 

Hope that gives some clarification. 

WarrenBelz
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@groovygator ,

You still have the same issue - a LookUp finds the first record matching your query - maybe sort the list descending to get the newest record - though that still will not help when the next one (older) is found.

Your problem here is data management, not code.

I do not know your business model, so it is a bit hard to recommend anything, but your thought process needs to be around only having one record to look up.

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