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Filter delegation problem (running out of ideas)



I've loaded a dataset from business excel (exceeding 65000 rows) into powerapps and created a gallery. 


In the gallery i want to create multiple text search boxes that functions as an && filter (See Images) 






The goal = that when you put in Amsterdam you can filter also filter on number on the left box & vica versa. (see Image)




When removing the && for , and the in operator for = the filter stops working. 


My skills stops here, as i'm new to powerapps. I want to place multiple search functions with the && possibility (like Zip and ContractNr for instance)   


Thank you for helping me with this problem. 


Beste regards, 




Super User
Super User

Hi @Peter2 


There is a great video by Reza Dorrani explaining delegation & Filter options:


This is exactly what you need and I suggest you to watch it. I'm sure this will help to solve your issue.


Kind regards,



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Super User II
Super User II


Here is an example of a 30k item list from an Excel static datasource filtered on Item, Sales Conduit and Country. It has been split into two 15k files and combined in the OnStart formula on the left  (the maximum allowed with the Excel static connector).  It also creates the unique lists of sales channels, countries and item types and adds a blank to each dropdown Items property. When all of the boxes are blank, the entire table is shown unfiltered but it can filter on one or more dropdowns as well as a TextInput box for the order ID. 

Because of delegation with the standard Excel connector, you will not be able to reproduce these results unless you import your Excel tables with the Excel static connector in which case the files will be read-only.  However, it works great for searching huge database tables.  The various formulas can serve as examples for how to add a blank item to a dropdown list and how to use multiple input sources to filter a list. 

The Items property of the datatable is below it._!.png

When you have a table as large as this one, delegation will be problem if you wish to modify or add new items to the list.  SharePoint is an option but not all of the PowerApps functions are delegatable in SharePoint.  There are work-arounds but for the most flexibility, Dataverse or SQL are the best options.  These are premium datasources and cost can be a factor but in PowerApps as in life, you generally get what you pay for. 


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