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ahhollan Helper IV
Helper IV

Gallery is blank

I have tried to create an app from a datasource (SP list). However, app doesn't show any records in the gallery.  The formula in the gallery items property is SortByColumns(Filter([@'Project Initiation'], StartsWith(Title, TextSearchBox1.Text)), "Title", If(SortDescending1, Descending, Ascending)) .  However, when the search field is blank, the gallery doesn't return any items. Thoughts?

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Super User
Super User

Re: Gallery is blank

@ahhollan 

When the text input ISBLANK a condition of True will show all records.  Make this small change to your code.  

 

 

 

SortByColumns(
    Filter(
        [@'Project Initiation'],
        If(IsBlank(TextSearchBox1.Text),True,StartsWith(Title, TextSearchBox1.Text))
    ),
    "Title",
    If(SortDescending1, Descending, Ascending)
)

 

 

 

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DisappointmentB Advocate II
Advocate II

Re: Gallery is blank

Hello,

 

The formula is expecting a result to be in the search box. You can check to see if the search text is blank. If it is then simply return all the results and if not use the formula you have.

 

Regards

 

Ben

ahhollan Helper IV
Helper IV

Re: Gallery is blank

I made the change and still get errors.

 

11-14-2019 10-09-18 AM.png

 

 

 
DisappointmentB Advocate II
Advocate II

Re: Gallery is blank

Hi,

 

I would separate the formula out so that it is easier to read and see the errors. So:

 

If(IsBlank(TextInput1.Text),

SortByColumns([@'Project Initiation'],"Title", If(SortDescending1, Descending, Ascending)) ,

SortByColumns(Filter([@'Project Initiation'], StartsWith(Title, TextSearchBox1.Text)), "Title", If(SortDescending1, Descending, Ascending)))

 

 

Super User
Super User

Re: Gallery is blank

@ahhollan 

It would be helpful to know what error messages you are receiving.

ahhollan Helper IV
Helper IV

Re: Gallery is blank

11-14-2019 10-48-45 AM.png

 

That helped, but now I get...

 

 
 
DisappointmentB Advocate II
Advocate II

Re: Gallery is blank

Hello,

 

Someone with the same problem of the Lookups asked here and a solution has been given. Would be worth checking if you have the same situation.

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Power-Apps-Formerly/Error-The-query-cannot-be-completed...

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Super User
Super User

Re: Gallery is blank

@DisappointmentB 

Agreed this is a SharePoint issue.

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