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UF_EC
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Create Check In Check Out on Inventory - Toggle Switch

Hello,

 

To provide some context. I am transporting equipment for an event. This equipment is collected from either the office or storage. To ensure the equipment is loaded onto the van, we decided we should create an inventory list where we can view all our equipment, and to determine if it is on the van or if it is somewhere else. 

 

I have managed to set up a sharepoint list, and I've used the Power Apps default template which works fine.

 

However I want to create a form of check in check out functionality. I have found a toggle switch, so I've included this. 

 

But when I toggle the switch to on or off, it immediately takes me to the page of the item, which I don't want it to do. I just want it simply to toggle on or off and not take me to another page.

 

Is there a way around this. 

 

Also, any suggestions with regards to this, would be much appreciated.

 

BTW I am a total noob to this, so would appreciate it a non-technical response!

 

Thanks!

 

Toggle Switches:

 

Capture1.PNG

 

When I toggle on/off, then it takes me to this page (the details page):

Capture2.PNG

 

Additional screenshot that may help?

 

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BCLS776
Super User
Super User

Yes, the default configuration when placing a new control in a gallery is that, "Select(Parent)" is included in the OnSelect property of the control. This is helpful in some situations, but not yours, because it triggers the OnSelect property of the gallery itself which is to Navigate() to the other screen.

 

Remove "Select(Parent)" from the OnSelect property of the toggle and it should stop doing that.

 

BTW, welcome and I encourage you to use the search function on this forum when you have questions. We all start somewhere and this is a precious resource for answers

 

Hope that helps,

Bryan

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@UF_EC wrote:

Thank you, this did solve the problem.

 

However I've discovered another issue following this. Once I toggle it 'on', if I were to refresh the app / close it, it would reset the toggle status to 'off'. How would I go about ensure it only switches back to off if manually done by a person


To do this, you will need to add a "yes/no" column to your SharePoint list and save any changes to the toggle back to the list so that you can recall the value another time. There are lots of posts on here about updating datasources, but here are the basic steps:

  • Add the new yes/no column to the list
  • Open your app for editing, or refresh the SharePoint list in the data sources if you already had it open
  • Set the Default property of the toggle to "ThisItem.myNewColumnName"
  • In the OnChange property of the toggle put: 
Patch(myDatasource, //put in the proper name of your list
    LookUp(myDatasource, ID = ThisItem.ID), //identifies which row to update
    {myNewColumnName: Self.Value} //put in the proper name of your column
)

This will save the last value of the toggle back to the list each time it is changed.

 

Bryan

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BCLS776
Super User
Super User

Yes, the default configuration when placing a new control in a gallery is that, "Select(Parent)" is included in the OnSelect property of the control. This is helpful in some situations, but not yours, because it triggers the OnSelect property of the gallery itself which is to Navigate() to the other screen.

 

Remove "Select(Parent)" from the OnSelect property of the toggle and it should stop doing that.

 

BTW, welcome and I encourage you to use the search function on this forum when you have questions. We all start somewhere and this is a precious resource for answers

 

Hope that helps,

Bryan

_________________________________________________________________________________________
Help the community help more users by choosing to "Accept as Solution" if this post met your needs. If you liked the post and want to show some appreciation, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Thank you, this did solve the problem.

 

However I've discovered another issue following this. Once I toggle it 'on', if I were to refresh the app / close it, it would reset the toggle status to 'off'. How would I go about ensure it only switches back to off if manually done by a person


@UF_EC wrote:

Thank you, this did solve the problem.

 

However I've discovered another issue following this. Once I toggle it 'on', if I were to refresh the app / close it, it would reset the toggle status to 'off'. How would I go about ensure it only switches back to off if manually done by a person


To do this, you will need to add a "yes/no" column to your SharePoint list and save any changes to the toggle back to the list so that you can recall the value another time. There are lots of posts on here about updating datasources, but here are the basic steps:

  • Add the new yes/no column to the list
  • Open your app for editing, or refresh the SharePoint list in the data sources if you already had it open
  • Set the Default property of the toggle to "ThisItem.myNewColumnName"
  • In the OnChange property of the toggle put: 
Patch(myDatasource, //put in the proper name of your list
    LookUp(myDatasource, ID = ThisItem.ID), //identifies which row to update
    {myNewColumnName: Self.Value} //put in the proper name of your column
)

This will save the last value of the toggle back to the list each time it is changed.

 

Bryan

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Help the community help more users by choosing to "Accept as Solution" if this post met your needs. If you liked the post and want to show some appreciation, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Wow, it worked! Thank You! 

oyepanky
Helper III
Helper III

Hi Bro,

 

if you need any help with attendance related help, I already developed this application you can check out my videos on youtube.

 

link is here - Time IN And Out Button Create with Formula In PowerApps || Part-14
https://youtu.be/sFbAlSRD_qc

 

in this application these options

 

Check In - Check Out

Break options 
Selfie option 

location option

20+ option for employees & Manager login 

 

please check out all parts 

i hope this video help you. 

 

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