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Helper I
Helper I

Concatenate field not showing up in Sharepoint list

Hi, new here so please bear with me. I have an app where I have a quote number that automatically generates when the user goes to fill in data. I can not get this quote number to show up in my Sharepoint list however. I have a feeling it is so simple but I have looked for the answer to no avail. What do I need to add and where? My formula is as follows:

 

Default on Text Input is: 

Concatenate(Left(User().FullName,1)&Mid(User().FullName,Find(" ",User().FullName)+1,1),"-",Text(Now(),"mmddyy-hhmm"&"QUOTE"))

 

Update on Data Card is just:

DataCardValue63.Text

 

I have a feeling it is because it is autogenerated so nothing is actually typed in the field which is why it is not showing up in Sharepoint. I have a patch on my Submit button that includes all updates to this form but this field just will not update. Any help would be much appreciated!

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Drrickryp
Super User
Super User

@MGC19 

This makes no sense to me.  Try putting the name of the label that shows the value as the Update property of the card, like Label1.Text and see if it works.  Otherwise, delete the card and add the field back in again and try to make it work. Also close the SharePoint list and reopen it again.  Then delete the connection and add it back again.   

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Drrickryp
Super User
Super User

@MGC19 

If it is autogenerated, just put

Concatenate(Left(User().FullName,1)&Mid(User().FullName,Find(" ",User().FullName)+1,1),"-",Text(Now(),"mmddyy-hhmm"&"QUOTE")) as the Update property of the card and hide it. 

MGC19
Helper I
Helper I

Thanks, but I tried that and it still does not update the Sharepoint list and I can't hide the card since the user will use that number to reference the quote. Any other ideas? 

 

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Drrickryp
Super User
Super User

@MGC19 

If you put a label in the card with that formula does it show the right result?

MGC19
Helper I
Helper I

@Drrickryp 

Yes it shows up in the label and the app field. 

 

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I did notice also that when I went to add the field in the Detail screen it does not show up there either since it is looking at the parent.default:

 

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Drrickryp
Super User
Super User

@MGC19 

What type of field is it in SharePoint?  Single line of text or something else.

MGC19
Helper I
Helper I

@Drrickryp 

Single line of text. I had first tried it as a number type column and using Value( but that did not work either so I changed it to single line of text hoping that would solve it.

Drrickryp
Super User
Super User

@MGC19 

This makes no sense to me.  Try putting the name of the label that shows the value as the Update property of the card, like Label1.Text and see if it works.  Otherwise, delete the card and add the field back in again and try to make it work. Also close the SharePoint list and reopen it again.  Then delete the connection and add it back again.   

MGC19
Helper I
Helper I

@Drrickryp I completely agree. I just don't understand how this is not working. It's driving me crazy. I just tried the label and it still does not show so next I will try to delete the card itself. 

MGC19
Helper I
Helper I

@Drrickryp THAT WORKED! I had to delete the card and add it back in. Odd, but hey it worked! Thanks!

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