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Phineas
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Display Attachments as Images in Gallery

Before I give up on the following concept I want to make sure I'm not missing something in my ignorance.

 

I have ComboBox1, Gallery1 (Inspection Details), Gallery2 (Inspection Images).


Gallery1 is auto-populated based on the choice that is made in the CombBox1.

Everything work except the images don't display in Gallery2.

The data is being saved to/retrieved from a SharePoint list, where the 'images' are stored along with each line item as attachments.

There can be from one to eight attachments/images associated with each line item on the SharePoint list.

I have tried several formulas in Gallery2 to pull in the images.

None have been successful, though most don't have errors - just no images.

Is what I am attempting not possible?

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Gallery2 attempts -

Items: InspectionDetailGallery.Selected.Attachments
Items: InspectionDetailGallery.Selected.Attachments.Value
Items: LookUp(
'SEC Schedule Details List',
ID = InspectionDetailGallery.Selected.ID
).Attachments

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RusselThomas
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Hi @Phineas ,

Attachments is a table, so therefore assigning a row item "Attachments" field as a gallery Items: property is fine.

Items: InspectionDetailGallery.Selected.Attachments

If you add an image control to the gallery row and set it to ThisItem.Value, this works...is there an image control in Gallery2?

Kind regards,

RT

So I've been told by many wisemen and women.

Yet, no images. It's quite the conundrum.

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RusselThomas
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hi @Phineas ,

Sorry for stating the obvious, but what I mean is - if it's not the functionality or your understanding of how it's supposed to work that's the problem - then there must be something else wrong.  If you know it works, then you can continue to look for the problem elsewhere. 

If you still want to test just to prove that it works;

  • Create a new list, leave it as is and connect your app to it. Let's call it myList for now.
  • Add a new page, and an Edit form called myNewForm - connect the myNewForm form to your new list.
  • Add two buttons, set one to NewForm(myNewForm) and the other to SubmitForm(myNewForm)
  • Add a gallery, set its Items: property to First(myList).Attachments.  Use a gallery layout with an image, or a blank layout and add the image control - set the Image: property to ThisItem.Value.  
  • Run the page - push the NewForm button to ensure the form is in New mode.
  • Enter a Title and upload some image attachments.
  • Push the SubmitForm button.

That should show the functionality as working - so you can troubleshoot by checking other things - like the attachments at the source, can they be rendered manually, and so on.

Kind regards,

RT

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