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michalison
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Creating a book absence app

I am currently creasting an app so that employees can book absence - the absence is saved to a sharepoint list and exported to an excel file which is then imported into the main HRIS (has no app capabilities) - this works fine except I have to have a Staff Number on the sharepoint list for the import to work (onto the HRIS) is there any way I can pull the staff_number into the app and save it back to the sharepoint list - could I create an excel file with all the staff numbers and pull it in form there and how would I make sure it only pulled in the staff number for the prson booking the absence.  Any ideas would be gret.  All the staff number re currently on the main HRIS

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SteveYao
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Hi @michalison 

 

You need a master table of Staff in your SP or any other place which can be used in PowerApps.

Then save the Staff No. along with the absence data.

Yes I did that but I am unsure how to bring the number into the form that books leave as the form is linked to a different sharepoint list and then how to save the staff number field to the different sharepoint list.  Many thanks I am learning as I go along.

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