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dhofknecht
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Drop Down Not Loading All Items

I have a drop down on my Edit Form that is using a Distinct(Table, Field) for the Items of the dropdown.  The data source is SQL and there are 90 Distinct Items for what the field linked to the drop-down.  Is there a limit to how many items show up in a drop-down and if so is there any means of changing this limit?

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Anonymous
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I am not sure about a limit of the items in a drop down maybe some PA engineer can answer that but I am pretty sure it is higher than 90 items. However when you do:

 

Distinct(Table, Field)

It will only return distinct items from first 500 records. Could this be why you are not getting all the distinct values?

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Anonymous
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I am not sure about a limit of the items in a drop down maybe some PA engineer can answer that but I am pretty sure it is higher than 90 items. However when you do:

 

Distinct(Table, Field)

It will only return distinct items from first 500 records. Could this be why you are not getting all the distinct values?

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I think this is why it is happening then! Thank you I didn't realize this would happen when using Distinct in PowerApps.

Thami
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Hi

Is there a workaround or solution with the 500 item distinct maximum?

Thanks

MeemEQX
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Hi has anyone been able to solve this issue? @Thami  @dhofknecht 

This is a delegation issue. Please see the following link for more details. 

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/delegation-overview

 

The article talks about a setting in PowerApps studio that allows you to change the amount of records that can be processed locally, but it will have an effect on the performance of your app. 

@RobbieGoff 

 

Thank you. 

 

What worked for me was deleting any duplicated items in my Excel Table. 

 

It works fine now. 

 

 

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