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ComboBox SelectedItems object to text

Hi all,


Sorry if this is a stupid question but i am struggling to find the documentation to turn the item in a combobox into text. It's set so that only one item can every be selected a time. 


How do i turn the output from an object to text so that i can use it in a table?



It is the workbook line that doesn't work however i'm looking for a command to do that sort of thing.


Kind regards,



Button 2 = Clear('List1') ; ForAll(ComboBox.SelectedItems,Collect('List1',{Column1:Var1.Text,Column2:Var2.Text,Column3:Var3.Text,Column4: Column2}))
I changed Set1.Column2 to Column2
Please let me know 🙂

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Yess!! You beauty!!!!! Smiley Very Happy


That has furstrated me for a couple of days now! Can't thank you enought!!


Are you able to explain briefly why that made the difference?


Thanks again! Made a very happy end to my Thursday and whole week!!!!!



Hello Ian,

Perfect.. 🙂
So this is the expression..
Button 2 = Clear('List1') ; ForAll(ComboBox.SelectedItems,Collect('List1',{Column1:Var1.Text,Column2:Var2.Text,Column3:Var3.Text,Column4: Column2}))

The difference is that, by using Column4: Column2 you have access to the item. By using Column4: Set1.Column2 you reference the whole Column2 of the Set1 collection. Set1.Column2 is one column table. That's the reason that the Gallery that you had, displayed  [object object].

We use the ForAll function. So we iterate on every record. So, the moment that we are at the first record of the ComboBox.SelectedItems, ,Column4: Column2 is enough to specify the item that we need. 

                                                        ....                    Column2
Record 1 --->                                                                x

  Column4: Set1.Column2 returns the whole Column2 for every record of the ComboBox.SelectedItems.

I hope this helps. You can also change the expression and check the collection (View-->Collections) to make it more clear.

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Thanks of for the feedback! Now makes sence, and something I sharnt forget! Thanks again for the help!



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