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Filter SharePoint list on Date value not working (Date column works like text?)

So, I have a SharePoint list with a Date column (no time) and in PowerApps I have the built in Date Picker to select a date and then in a gallery I want to show all list items for the selected date.


When I click a date in the date picker we set the date like this:


Set(_dateSelected, DateAdd(_firstDayInView, ThisItem.Value, Days))



This is all according to the default date picker set up, I have not changed anything.


The date column in my SharePoint list is simply called "Date" and is of date type:



Now, in my gallery I should be able to filter the Date column like this:


Filter(Reports, Date=_dateSelected)



However, this gives the following error:


(note the date format "yyyy-mm-dd")


If I convert the date to a text string the filtering suddenly works:


Filter(Reports, Date=Text(_dateSelected, "yyyy-mm-dd"))



It works, but PowerApps says they are of different types:



...and when the users log in to the app they get this:



I've tried multiple work arounds, for example I created a calculated text column that converts the date column to a string in the format of "yyyy-mm-dd", then I try to filter on this column in PowerApps with a text version:


Filter(Reports, 'Date (Text)'=Text(_dateSelected, "yyyy-mm-dd"))



Then I get a delegation warning instead, which I shouldn't get on a text column:



So, what am I doing wrong when I'm filtering SharePoint for dates? Should I somehow convert the format of the date to make it work?


In SharePoint the dates look like this (at least for my user): "mm/dd/yyyy". If I put the _dateSelected into a label it shows the same format. However, in the filtering you can clearly see it tries to filter with "yyyy-mm-dd" (as I noted earlier).


I'm not sure how to solve this, I've tried every possible solution I could come up with and find through searching.


Thanks in advance!

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Re: Filter SharePoint list on Date value not working (Date column works like text?)

Hi @aldenniklas ,

I am assuming you want to filter a gallery from a DatePicker called _dateselected.

Firstly, Date queries are not delegable - there are workarounds, but I will deal with this initially on the basis you can collect with a delegable query a list of records less than 2000 items - I will call this colReports. You should rename the SharePoint field you call Date to something like ReportDate.

The Items property of the gallery would be

   ReportDate = _dateselected.SelectedDate

 Please let me know if this suits what you are wanting to achieve.


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