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Applasaurus
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Drafts Screen with gallery and display form

I'm creating a overtime app thats using SPO list and on 'my drafts' screen i have a gallery with an overview of the requests. Once the user clicks on one of the gallery items it populates a display form. From there I have an Edit button that opens EditOvertime screen, but the detail from the form on the drafts screen isn't populating in the EditOvertime screen.

 

Whats the best way to get the detail from the display form to the edit form on the EditOvertime screen?

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@Applasaurus 

OK, if that's a requirement of your app I understand.  We can do it your way instead 🙂

 

Did the user navigate to the display form using a Gallery?  If yes, you can set the Items property of the Edit form like this.

LookUp(your_datasource_name,ID = Gallery1.Selected.ID)

 

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mdevaney
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@Applasaurus 

The best way is only to use a screen and a single form.  You don't need two screens to Display and Edit.  All can be done in a single form.

 

Put this code in the OnSelect property of a button on the DisplayForm screen.  Watch it change into Edit mode when pressed.

EditForm(Form1);

 

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Pstork1
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If the Display Form is set to show the selected record from the gallery then you should be able to navigate to the Edit form and just set the Data Source to point to the Data Source in the gallery and the Item to the Gallery.selected property.  Since the second screen is just for display you should be editing the same record that is on that screen.



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Thanks @mdevaney  for that. I need this edit to happen on another screen to make it easier on the wnd users. 

@Applasaurus 

OK, if that's a requirement of your app I understand.  We can do it your way instead 🙂

 

Did the user navigate to the display form using a Gallery?  If yes, you can set the Items property of the Edit form like this.

LookUp(your_datasource_name,ID = Gallery1.Selected.ID)

 

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