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yyc_ryan
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Difficulty with Combobox

So I just discovered Powerapps, I'm trying to do a combo box to look up a job number out of a table in an on-premises SQL server.

 

The data source connects nicely. It defaults to display the "AFE" field from my table, which isn't what I want, but at least it's pulling data. Here's what I don't understand:

 

There's a property here called "Value" under the "Items" property. What is this supposed to do? Changing this seems to have no effect on the behaviour of the combobox. I want to display the "ClientJobSAPCode" field, but selecting it here has no effect. Am I missing or misunderstanding something here?

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When I set Displayfields to ["ClientJobSAPCode"], I get the items I want in the dropdown. However, search doesn't work properly. It seems to still be searching the AFE field. I reasoned that I should set ["ClientJobSAPCode"] in the "SearchFields" property as well. Problem is, right after I enter that, it changes itself back to ["AFE"]. 

 

I seem to be able to set the SearchFields property to ["AFE", "ClientJobSAPCode"], which causes the combobox to search both of those fields. If I try to again edit this to remove "AFE", leaving only "ClientJobSAPCode", the property changes itself back to just "AFE".

 

This seems like such an odd problem, I feel like I'm missing something fundamental. Any ideas?

 

Thanks,

Ryan

 

 

 

 

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Hello,

I am facing same issue. Actually I am using People/person field and connect to Office365Users to get user name. So how can I use ClearCollect in this case.

 

Please help. Thanks

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