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AndrewValenzuel
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Can someone explain the differences between the "Operators" "And" and "&&" in Powerapps?

I've had a number of problems, which I resolved by changing from using && to using And.

 

The docs say that these two operators are the same:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/operators

But they produce different results.

 

This code functions correctly:

If(IsBlank(tisCustomerName_1 & tiSerialNumber & tisLocation_1&tisModel&tisTicketID_1) And ddsCallType_1.Selected.Value="Any" And ddChargeable.Selected.Value="Both",Gray,Yellow)

 

While this code does not:

If(IsBlank(tisCustomerName_1 & tiSerialNumber & tisLocation_1&tisModel&tisTicketID_1) && ddsCallType_1.Selected.Value="Any" && ddChargeable.Selected.Value="Both",Gray,Yellow)

(this code is to set the Fill of an icon BTW)

 

In JavaScript I know that "=" and "==" have a different purpose (= compares two variables,  == compares two variables and the variable type). 

 

Is this similar to how Powerapps uses the &&/||/! functions?

 

Is there documentation which shows the limitations of the operators, the key differences between i.e. &&/And?

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