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Helper III
Helper III

Combo Box get wrong data source?

I create a Combo Box in a blank app, choose a List of Sharepoint to be Data Source. The list name "Assets"

Screen Shot 2019-10-21 at 8.13.30 PM.png

And here is my setting of the combo box Control to pull out the value of "Origin" of the "Assets"

Screen Shot 2019-10-21 at 8.16.38 PM.png

You can see when I choose the value of my Combo Box. All the names of fields no belong to the Assets List.

What did I miss or What was I doing something wrong?

Super User III
Super User III


Have you tried Refreshing the datasource (on the left-side menu) to see if the columns appear?  If that does not work, try to delete and then re-add the combobox.  Let me know the result.




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Resolver II
Resolver II

what does view data sources show and does it allow you view the data the app is linked to?

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @carem ,

Could you please share a bit more about your scenario?

Do you mean that the available fields listed under the "Primary text" property does not belong to Assets SP List?

Could you please share a bit more about the data type of the "Origin" field? Is it a Text type field or a Choice type field?


Based on the issue that you mentioned, I have made a test on my side, and don't have the issue that you mentioned.

1. If the "Origin" field is a Text type field in your Assets SP List, please consider set the Items property of the ComboBox to following:

Distinct(Assets, Origin)

2. If the "Origin" field is a Choice type field in your Assets SP List, please consider set the Items property of the ComboBox to following:


Please consider take a try with above solution, check if the issue is solved.


If the issue still exists, please consider remove the Assets SP List data source from your app, then re-add it again in your app, try above solution, check if the issue is solved.


Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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