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Formulas for dropdown?

Hello, 

 

I found the formulas for the dropdown menu but it didn't work. 

I used, 'county':dropdowncounty.Selected.value, but the error kept showing. 

Please see the below pic. Could you help me? 

powerapp3.JPG

 

I am following this video clip 22:30" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wI6SHGQ9ATg

 

Thank you. 

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AmDev
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Hi @Anonymous - Is there an option for '.County' or '.Result' instead of .Value?

 

Also is the control definitely a dropdown control or is it a combobox control?

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Anonymous
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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

For choice data types try this syntax:

 

 

County:{Value: dropdowncounty.Selected.value}

 

 

See this video by April Dunnam on patching various data types https://youtu.be/wDKuLeK9N9Q.

 

Please let me know if this help you.

 

Regards,

 

Daniel

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AmDev
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Hi @Anonymous 

 

I don't see any errors on the screen shot - are you getting any errors - or you have no errors and it is not patching?

 

What are the items properties in those three controls? - Are they Choices(YourDataSource.ColumnName)?

 

Also can you confirm the data types in those three columns in your data source? - are they choice or single line text?

 

If these are choice columns, try just going with the following in your patch statement:

 

FieldName: YourControlName.Selected

 

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Anonymous
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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

What are the datatypes of 1, 2 and 3 in the data source (Assuming you're using Sharepoint list)?

 

It sounds like 2 and 3 are single line of text and 1 is a choice column type.

 

Please confirm?

 

Regards,

 

Daniel

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AmDev
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Hi @Anonymous - Is there an option for '.County' or '.Result' instead of .Value?

 

Also is the control definitely a dropdown control or is it a combobox control?

Anonymous
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This is a dropdown control. Thank you. 

 

Anonymous
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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

For choice data types try this syntax:

 

 

County:{Value: dropdowncounty.Selected.value}

 

 

See this video by April Dunnam on patching various data types https://youtu.be/wDKuLeK9N9Q.

 

Please let me know if this help you.

 

Regards,

 

Daniel

Anonymous
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You saved me!  Result didn't work , but County worked!! Thank you!!!

 

Great stuff! - good luck with the rest of your build

Anonymous
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Hello, 

 

For a part of them, selected.value did work. But for the other part of them, selected. value, did not work. 

 

powerapp3.JPG 

 

1) didn't work

2) worked

3) worked. Please take a look at them. Thank you for your help. 

Anonymous
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Hello, 

 

For a part of them, selected.value did work. But for the other part of them, selected. value, did not work. 

 

powerapp3.JPG 

 

1) didn't work

2) worked

3) worked. Please take a look at them. Thank you for your help. 

Hi @Anonymous  - For 1) Can you try .'Checklist Review Status'?

 

or if that doesn't work, just take it back to ...selected. and see what the intellisense suggests as potential options.

 

If none of that works, I'll take a more detailed look.

Anonymous
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Hi @AmDev 

 

It turns out 

 

1) selected.county didn't work.

2) selected.value didn't work. 

3) selected.'county' didn't work. Should I change it to a combobox control? I can't find any solution yet. Thank you for your help. Thank you. 

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