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sai2001
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Defaultselecteditems not getting updated into the table

Hi everyone,
--->I Have two tables - A and B

--->I use values from table B while filling a form and saving it in A.... i have a combobox with which i select the values and update the datacard using concat function separating with "-".
---> while trying to edit the same form in edit screen.... i have put a combobox and its defaultselecteditems property was set to [Parent.Default]....and successfully it is displaying all the items that were selected earlier and were saved....and i am also able to add new items to it.
---> my update function for the datacard in edit form again has concat(combobox.selectedItems,'Column_name' &"-")....

the problem is....after i submit the form , the values that were there earlier are not getting saved....only the recent addtitions are added to the table and earlier values are getting lost.

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BCBuizer
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Hi @sai2001 ,

 

Thanks for the confirmation. 

 

As mentioned, the items in the ComboBox are records and you are using text which is not compatible. You need to use a little code to reference them correctly which will look something like this for the DefaultSelectedItems property:

 

Filter(DataSource, Column_Name in Split(Parent.Default, "-"))

 



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BCBuizer
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Hi @sai2001,

 

Can you please confirm the column type of the column in table A you are trying to save to? 

 

Since you mention Concat, I assume it is a text type. In that case the DefaultSelectedItems property will not work as it should return records.



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Hi @BCBuizer 
The column in table A is of type Text...
let me know any more details you would want to know....thanks in advance

BCBuizer
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Hi @sai2001 ,

 

Thanks for the confirmation. 

 

As mentioned, the items in the ComboBox are records and you are using text which is not compatible. You need to use a little code to reference them correctly which will look something like this for the DefaultSelectedItems property:

 

Filter(DataSource, Column_Name in Split(Parent.Default, "-"))

 



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Hi @BCBuizer 

It is working perfectly now....
Thank you so much for the Help....

BCBuizer
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Hi @sai2001 ,

 

can you please share an example of what isn't working? Also, since this formula isn't delegable, how many items do you have in your data source?



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BCBuizer
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Hi @sai2001 ,

 

Can you please share the code you are using?

 

As you can see in my tests, this is working just fine:

 

BCBuizer_0-1664268898094.png

 



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