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Helper II

Check for completeness form returns circular reference

Hi all,


Been cracking my head on the following and could really use some help.

I have a form which looks as the below. All fields except select number of load terminals, refer to columns in a sharepoint list.
What I would like to check is the following:

If the number of load terminals = 1, check if Load Terminal is filled, check for arrival date hour, time counts from date hour etc. and if that is all the case, in the field Status Load Terminal (also sharepoint column) indicate "Complete" or "Not Complete").

However when I start my if statement in the default attribute of the Status Load Terminal as follows:
If(Dropdown3.Selected.Value (that's the name of select number of load terminals) = 1 And DataCardValue1.Text (refers to the field Load Terminal 1) <> "", "Complete", "Not Complete" I get an error message stating there is a circular reference.

If I would leave out the Dropdown3.Selected.Value it is OK and I get Complete as result. Any clues on how to solve this?

Screenshot 2021-05-10 at 19.46.51.png


In the end I would like to populate complete/not complete in the Status Load Terminal Screen because then in a gallery overview I created I can refer to ThisItem.Status Load Terminal and based on the result Complete/Not Complete I can color the specific item in the gallery.


Do hope the above makes a bit of sense. If there is another way of easily tracking if all fields contain a value so I can show the Complete/Not Complete in the gallery overview, that would also be appreciated. Many thanks in advance for any tips.


Label 7 is a text field I have on the side of the screen to show the user if the data is complete y/n and in case complete in green color otherwise red, see screenie. So it's not part of the editform.
Where do I insert the Label7.Text update property?Screenshot 2021-05-12 at 20.39.06.png


Super User III
Super User III


Just change the Update property of the DataCard for that StatusLoadTerminal column.

Currently you are getting your value from DataCardValue3.Text, but if you have what you want in Label7, then set the update to Label7.Text


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