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Advocate V

Calculate total from multiple choice on SharePoint List

Happy Saturday


Have a sharepoint list call Risk Scoring


Have 2 column one call Attributes/Values and the other Points.


What is the best approach to collect the total when they select multiple choice from a dropdown


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Thank you in advance


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you need to use the Patch function to insert the Sum in other list.

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1- OnChange of your ComboBox: ClearCollect(colSelectedItems,cmbRiskScores.SelectedItems.Points)

2- Create a label and set the Text to : Sum(colSelectedItems,Points)



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Hi @oappdev ,


Is Attributes/Values a multiple-selection choice column? And Points a number column? And how would want the numbers in Points column to be summed? 




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Hi @v-monli-msft 


That is correct

  • Using a Combo box for Attributes/Values
  • Points is a number column


I was able to create a Label and add this to the Text Property  from @Edwin-Abdalian


Displaying the correct sum on the label


I would like to submit the sum to a Column in SharePoint call Total Score 

you need to use the Patch function to insert the Sum in other list.

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Thank you @Edwin-Abdalian Will give it a try and circle back

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