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Marshwhite
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Helper II

Dropdown not connecting to Share point list

I have created a powerapp from a Sharepoint list called "Service Records". As I've been working on it, I decided to add cascading dropdowns from another datasource called " Equipment List". Now when I submit the new service record, the two dropdowns do not add into the "Service Records" sharepoint list. What do I have missing?

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 Thanks!

 

Marshal

 

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RandyHayes
Super User
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@Marshwhite 

Please change the Items property on DataCardValue9 BACK to Parent.AllowedValues.  You might have missed that in my last reply, but we actually don't have to change anything on the Items of the dropdown.

On the DataCard you will have an AllowedValues property.  Change it to:

    RenameColumns(Filter('Equipment List', Type=DropType.Selected.Result).Equipment, "Equipment", "Value")

 

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Thanks, I know this must be painful for you... Okay, I've changed it to your suggestion and I'm still getting the error.

 

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RandyHayes
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Super User

@Marshwhite 

Oh no worries...I'll stick with you until we get it nailed!

 

So, there is something wrong in that formula, and I based it on all the prior posts, so there very well might be something that is off on the names.  But I can't tell from your picture.  

Do this for me.  On the AllowedValues property formula, put your cursor in that formula.  It should show red underlines.  Darker red means "that's the problem".  So do that and take a snapshot image with the red underlines and send back.

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Does this tell you anything?

 

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RandyHayes
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@Marshwhite 

Yes!  Do you still have DropType in 'Machinery Type_DataCard1'??  That error looks as though it is not seeing it as a valid control name any longer.

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I can tell that you are getting close! Yes, I do have the "droptype"

 

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RandyHayes
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@Marshwhite 

Did the Equipment column in your list used to be Title and you renamed it?

If so, then your formula should be:

RenameColumns(Filter('Equipment List', Type=DropType.Selected.Result).Equipment, "Title", "Value")

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No- I don't think so. Still getting the error!

 

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RandyHayes
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@Marshwhite 

Okay...that is baffling.  You had this formula working before (to some extent).

Show me a snapshot of your Equipment list fields (from the SharePoint list settings).

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