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Bub
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Filter Sharepoint List into PowerApps

Greetings Everyone.

 

I'm trying to get a pieice of information from the latest entry in a sharepoint list. That is, each site has multiple entries and I want to get info only from the last one submitted.

 

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I was assuming lookup wouldn't work because it will return the first entry. Using SiteCode 23127 as an example, I want to return the staff count of the last entry, which is 60. Not 30 which is the first.

 

A label called testfilter contains the site number of 23127. It seems not to be quite as straightforward as I thought as every combination of the following throws an error:

 

Filter(ftest, SiteCode = testfilter.Text, StaffCount) 

 

Obviously I'm missing something totally obvious. any help would be hugely appreciated 😉 I'm feeling that this is something I definately need to learn ...

 

 

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Item Property of form:

First(SortByColumns(ListName,"ID",Descending))

 

This will always display last record in your list


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CNT
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@Bub Please try this,

With(
{varSites:Filter(ftest,SiteCode=testfilter.Text)},
First(SortByColumns(varSites,"Title",Descending))
)

 

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Item Property of form:

First(SortByColumns(ListName,"ID",Descending))

 

This will always display last record in your list


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Thanks. I'm getting the same error with that though:

First(SortByColumns(ftest,testfilter.Text,Descending))

 

CNT
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@Bub As I could see, there could be more than one record with the same SiteCode. Based on which criteria do you decide which is the last entry?

Hi @CNT , 

 

the Title column, which was a date in the excel spreadsheet I created the list from.

 

Thanks.

First(SortByColumns(Filter(ftest,SiteCode=testfilter.Text),"ID",Descending))


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Bub
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Awesome @zmansuri - that seems to work. I see a delegation warning about large datasets and the connector not supporting it. Can I fix this or should I ignore it? I might end up with more than 2000 items at some point...

i usually work with small datasets. So, i ignore delegation warning. i don't know that weather it will affect your app or not.  Maybe @CNT can answer this.


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CNT
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@Bub Please try this,

With(
{varSites:Filter(ftest,SiteCode=testfilter.Text)},
First(SortByColumns(varSites,"Title",Descending))
)

 

Bub
Helper I
Helper I

Both of those solutions worked, thank you @CNT and @zmansuri . I went with the one using the context variable as it doesn't mind large datasets. Have a great day 😉

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