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ShawnInQuality
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Existing Data Not Showing When Editing SharePoint Form

I have a form that I created from a SharePoint list.  When I select new, the form is correct and allows me to fill in the items.  After I save the entry, I go to edit the individual item.  The form opens and does not populate the existing data, it only shows blank fields.  How do I get the existing data to populate when editing an entry?  Editing using Grid View is very cumbersome.

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Coming back to this value of the property Item of your SharePointForm that you mentioned:

If(IsBlank(SharePointIntegration.Selected) || IsEmpty(SharePointIntegration.Selected),First([@list1]),SharePointIntegration.Selected)

I just checked one of my forms and I have a slight difference. Don't know if it could be that, but I'm running out of ideas. Check this out:

 

If(IsBlank(SharePointIntegration.Selected) || false,First([@'Insert Your List name here']),SharePointIntegration.Selected)

 

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Hi @ShawnInQuality ,

Have you tried and checked this video by Reza https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHXKfB1iAH4

 

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Unfortunately that video did not help since I am not doing a Gallery (but might in the future).  I found a suggestion to change the Item in SharePointForm1 to this:  If(IsBlank(SharePointIntegration.Selected) || IsEmpty(SharePointIntegration.Selected),First([@list1]),SharePointIntegration.Selected)

If(IsBlank(SharePointIntegration.Selected) || IsEmpty(SharePointIntegration.Selected),First([@list1]),SharePointIntegration.Selected)

 I tried that and got the following error:  invalid argument type (record). expecting a table value instead

It looks like it is at the 'First' command.  I tried changing the name 'list1' to the name of my list (Nonconformance), but the error still remains.

 

Hi @ShawnInQuality , As per the error message says that it is expecting table and first will give first record not table. Can you please change the Item of the form to SharePointIntegration.Selected

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Hi @ShawnInQuality , As per the error message says that it is expecting table and first will give first record not table. 

Change the Item of the form to SharePointIntegration.Selected


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At which point?  Are you saying the Item should just equal SharePointIntegration.Selected and I do not need the If?

Hi @ShawnInQuality , 

Check on the default property of the controls that are not bringing the data. Maybe you changed the default (it usually is Thisitem. and the property that should show in that control).

That could be a reason why it doesn't populate correctly while in edit mode.

Everything is showing as ThisItem. followed by the name of the card.  For example, my second item is titled Description and the default is ThisItem.Description

ShawnInQuality
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I have played with the form some more and I can confirm that when I select an entry and click "Edit" on my list, the form is opening as a new form.

You said "when I select an entry and click "Edit"" is this happening on the SP list?

Maybe you can check on your Sharepoint Integration item on the app if you have the correct event. Should look like this:

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