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ComboBox default selected items not passing data to gallery

Hi everyone,


I've got a form with a combo box connected to a gallery on the samescreen. When the user edits the form the selected items of the combo box should display as items in the gallery. The DefaultSelectedItems of the combo box shows the parent items though it looks like there's no data behind the titles. From the picture attached you can see that the combobox has 5 items however the gallery shows all values as blank. When I start interacting with the combobox and add new items it shows the data of that selection. Losing my mind a bit so though the community might be able to share some light.


Many many thanks in advance.




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If I can get additional information. Click on the combobox and check the formula on the Items property. Copy and paste the formula here. This will give a fair idea for solution. My second issue is do you want the selected item to be in your textbox or datacardvalue? If so put this formula on the default of the datacardvalue: combobox. Selected

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Hi @eka24 ,


Thanks for looking at this. You are a genius! Facepalm on my side. The combobox is a lookupcolumn though instead of using Choices(List.LookUpColumnName) I used a collection. I can't remember why I clear collected the column in advance but that seems to have produced the blank values. 


Thank you for mentioning the source, that made me change it to the original code and it works now!


Genius !



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Wait, I know why I was using a collection. I didn't want all users available and only users that were approved. Bummer. I'll see if I can fix this somehow.

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