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Helper III

Deleting the selection from a dropdown

When user deletes a value from a dropdown field  – I want another field to default to a value.

How do I go about this in powerapps?


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Do you mean DataCards/Fields in the form?

Then Yes, select the form, in the Properties section click on edit fields. Select the field that you want to reorder, Drag or move it to up / down, your field will be reordered.


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Hi @shal2522 ,

Could you explain your scenario with the screenshot if possible?

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Helper III
Helper III

I have a dropdown field called machine type  with values




and another field where it defaults to the name of the person the machine is assigned to.

Say machine type has been selected as 'A' and I want that field to be blank.When I select Blank I want the assigned to be defaulted to organization name instead of individual person

Helper III
Helper III

Will this work ?
DataCardValue15.Selected.Value = "-" || DataCardValue9.Selected. Value = "ABC "

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Hi @shal2522,

Please share more details with a screenshot. So it will be easier to understand your issue.


When you change DropDown value to Blank from A, B, C or D. then the OnChange property of Dropdown Set one variable and assign its value as Organization name. Then on the Default property of your text field apply this variable.

OnChange= If(DropDown.Selected.Value="Blank" || IsBlank(DropDown.Selected.Value),Set(VarOrg,OrganizationName.Value));

Text=If(DropDown.Selected.Value="Blank" || IsBlank(DropDown.Selected.Value),VarOrg,Person.DisplayName);


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Helper III



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Hi @shal2522

It will be better, if you provide more details about AssignedTo field. Is it Text field or DropDown? and the Organization value is come from which field/Column?

Try this,

Text=If(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value = "-" || DataCardValue9.Selected. Value = "ABC " || IsBlank(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value) ||  IsBlank(DataCardValue9.Selected.Value),'Organization name',PersonName);

Helper III
Helper III

Its a text field and we can hardcode organization  name


I am new to powerapp  can you explain where I should add this

Text=If(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value = "-" || DataCardValue9.Selected. Value = "ABC " || IsBlank(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value) ||  IsBlank(DataCardValue9.Selected.Value),'Organization name',PersonName);

Helper III
Helper III

I get a error in the formula message

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@shal2522 ,

Add this to the default property of the TextInput or  Text property of the label that you have used for the AssignedTo property.

If(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value = "-" || DataCardValue9.Selected. Value = "ABC " || IsBlank(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value) ||  IsBlank(DataCardValue9.Selected.Value),"Text to Hard Coded value for your organization",PersonName);
// here PersonName is for else condition.

  Example: refer screenshot below;


You have to add your logical formula on the default property of the TextInput/ Text property of Label under AssignedTo field.

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