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itsmeqp
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Concatenating Column Values to String

I am looking for a way to concatenation/join the values of a column from a table to generate a single string of text

 

Say I had a collection with 3 values in column Result:

 

Result

  • dog
  • cat
  • bird

 

I would like to concatenate those values and using semi-colon as a delimiter to create a text value of dog;cat;bird;

 

I tried using Concat and ForAll but can't seem to find a way to make it work.

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itsmeqp
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itsmeqp
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Anonymous
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I can't access this link! How did you do it!!??

Antonima
Microsoft
Microsoft

Concat([your table], [your column] & ";")

How do I do this if I don't have any columns?
I have a string "1,2,3,4,5"

I used split to get it into a collection to display in a lisbox. 
Set(itemNumbers, TrimEnds( Split( gallery.Selected.ItemNumbers, ",") ))
I later want to get all the selected items back into a new flat string. Ex: "1,2,5"

How can I do this?

You can try to save your selected Items as a Collection and assisgn a Column Name.

To check, you can add a Label and a Button

then Use this on OnSelect Property of the button (e.g Save Button):

Set(CollectedItems, Concat([your table], [your column] & ","))

On the Label set the Text Property to:


CollectedItems

Hi, 

I am trying to do something similar, only my collection includes one or more objects, as the underlying data source is a choice column. For this reason, the proposed code is not working for me:

Set(VarTest, Concat(Collection, ProductName)

The error sais "Invalid argument type (Table). Expecting Text value instead"

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How can I generate a string from the content/objects in this collection? 

Anyone? 

Anonymous
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Have you tried to use ProductName.Value?

Set(VarTest, Concat(Collection, ProductName.Value))

 

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