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Changing the value in choice dropdown in a control when toggle control switched.


Any advise appreciated My scenario When the Manager completed (DataCardValue41) field is toggle to on (true) then change the dropdown value of ef3 Status value (datacardvalue42) to manager


I Assume on the datacardvalue41  oncheck is where I put the if statement, but its updating the ef3 status that I still have to get my head around 



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Hi, @sbonera ...

Put your statement in the DataCardValue42 DefaultSelectedItems statement...


If(DataCardValue41.Value, First(Filter(your_ef3_DataSource, yourDisplayField = "Manager")))


Your syntax might change slightly if you're working with SharePoint lists... but the above will put "Manager" into the control when you toggle the control. If the control is toggled to "OFF", the field will clear because there is no ELSE case provided. You can use that portion of the statement if you need to extend this functionality.

Thanks that makes sense, the dropdown control is indeed a sharepoint choices field, there is no defaultselecteditems for that such control?

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Hi @sbonera 


You can put the Default property of your Dropdown on


and then put your OnCheck property to :


Hope that will help you 🙂


Best regards



The property is there regardless of your datasource. You can find it in the upper left list of all properties, or if you go to the Advanced pane (on the right), find the "DATA" section of properties, and then click on the "More Options" button.


To be fair, @Anonymous 's suggestion of using a context variable is an absolutely viable way to accomplish the same effect... and one that I use probably 3 out of 4 times when this sort of thing comes up.

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Hi @TimRohr ,


When I posted the reply, I didn't see there were already replies.

I didn't think about that... It's a good way too (I found the simpliest soluce eheh...)

I'll try it





thanks both 


Not sure I quite understand the first part of your answer.  What do you mean by Dropdown2Default  my dropdown is currently called datacardvalue42


The dropdown box is a SharePoint, so does this change anything, i am going to test by adding a combo box from controls and try your context varible

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@sbonera ,


Dropdown2Default  isn't a control, it's a variable with the value "MANAGER".

I just love variables but honestly you can just do it without UpdateContext.

You can put the Default statement of DatacardValue42 on "MANAGER", and your OnCheck statement of DatacardValue41 on Reset(DatacardValue42)


It's really short but it works. The problem is that each time you'll go on your app, "MANAGER" value will be selected by default.



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