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Display List of people in Gallery, based on matching numbers in Choice Column of SPO List

I have an SPO List named Engineers.

I am trying to key off of three columns, two being a choice column, the other a number column.

Here is the number column:

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The choice columns:

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So assignment days are the days they are scheduled to work (zero being Sunday).

Assignment Hours is their queue time, and it is in military time.

I did something like this on another screen, but can't get the gallery to work right.

I will deal with the timezone piece later, I just need to get the list to populate.

When I click on the button to get to this screen, I am doing this onselect of that button:

 

ClearCollect(CollectEngineers,Engineers);
Set(var_TimeZone,"UTC"
& If(TimeZoneOffset() > 0, "-", "+")
& RoundDown(Abs(TimeZoneOffset()) / 60, 0)
& ":"
& If(Mod(Abs(TimeZoneOffset()), 60) < 10, "0", "")
& Mod(Abs(TimeZoneOffset()), 60));
Set(var_Hour,Hour(Now()));
If(Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Monday)=7,Set(var_CurrentDay,0));
If(Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Monday)=1,Set(var_CurrentDay,1));
If(Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Monday)=2,Set(var_CurrentDay,2));
If(Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Monday)=3,Set(var_CurrentDay,3));
If(Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Monday)=4,Set(var_CurrentDay,4));
If(Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Monday)=5,Set(var_CurrentDay,5));
If(Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Monday)=6,Set(var_CurrentDay,6));
Navigate(Availability, ScreenTransition.None)

 

On another screen i am doing something similar.  I am creating labels in a hidden screen and doing a find to match numbers.

 

For my new gallery, I am trying to do something like this (this is not working):

With(
{
wList:
Sort(
CollectEngineers,
TotalAssigned,
Descending
)
},
Filter(
wList,
Find(CurrentHour.Text,AssignmentHours.Value)
)

 

So for my gallery, I want to check CurrentHour.text, and see if that number is one of the choices in AssignmentHours.

I also need to check CurrentDay.text and make sure it matches a choice in the AssignmentDays column.

If both match, it will list all engineers where it matches, and sort them by the totalassigned from least to most.

I am using a label to compare because of timezones, so I would like to keep it that way.  I do some converstions there so people in Eastern, Mountain, and Pacific will see correct data.

CollectEngineers is the collection i am building when going to this screen.

 

I was just trying to get the find to work with just assignmenthours for now, but I cant even get that to work.

 

On the other screen I am doing this, it was easier cause I was pulling a single item from the SPO list.

here I am trying to pull multiple items, and compare to multiple choices within those items.

 

Any idea how to accomplish this?

 

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@lardo5150 

Find is a function that returns a starting position of the string you are trying to find.  This is not relevant in your filter because you are not comparing it to anything.

You can simply use: AssignmentHours.Value = CurrentHour.Text in your criteria.

 

Also, you might want to reduce all the typing in the var_currentDay to:

   Set(var_CurrentDay, Weekday(Now(),StartOfWeek.Sunday)-1 )

This will reduce ALL of the If logic you have and produce the same results in one formula.

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

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LOL nice call on the variable, thank you!

 

The problem I see with the other is I am getting incompatible comparisons, cant compare text to table:

With(
{
wList:
Sort(
CollectEngineers,
TotalAssigned,
Descending
)
},
Filter(
wList, CurrentHour.Text=AssignmentHours.Value)
)

this worked:

With(
{
wList:
Sort(
CollectEngineers,
TotalAssigned,
Descending
)
},
Filter(wList,var_Hour in AssignmentHours.Value))

@lardo5150 

If you are seeing that it states it is a Table, then what is the definition of the AssigmentHours column?  Does it allow multiple selections?

If so, then the In operator would give you what you want.

You don't need a var_Hour variable though, you can simply reference your CurrentHour.Text like before.

 

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