cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
ezi79
Helper III
Helper III

Help with filtering data table based on person

Hi 

I am trying to filter data table based on person column. 

 

I added a combobox (Person)and 

Display Field : I'm tring to set it to Display name but it reverting back to Result

 

Item :Distinct(' Power app PG',Name.DisplayName)

 

Filter('Power app PG', CBNameSearch.Selected.Result || Name =CBNameSearch.Selected.Result)

Name is my person column , I get incompatible type of comparison This type can not be compared Record/Text

 

Obviously I m doing something wrong here I can not find any example to show person filed in Combo box (from sharepoint list ) and filter by Person column . What is the best way of doing this?

 

Many thanks in advance 

 

 

 

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
RandyHayes
Super User
Super User

@ezi79 

This is correct - when you use the Distinct function it returns a table with a single column called Result.  That will represent the results of what the function found as distinct.

 

The problem is in your filter statement as it is trying to compare a record to a string.  The record being Name.

So your formula should be:

   Filter('Power app PG', Name.DisplayName =CBNameSearch.Selected.Result)

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

_____________________________________________________________________________________
Digging it? - Click on the Thumbs Up below. Solved your problem? - Click on Accept as Solution below. Others seeking the same answers will be happy you did.
NOTE: My normal response times will be Mon to Fri from 1 PM to 10 PM UTC (and lots of other times too!)
Check out my PowerApps Videos too! And, follow me on Twitter @RandyHayes

Really want to show your appreciation? Buy Me A Cup Of Coffee!

View solution in original post

2 REPLIES 2
RandyHayes
Super User
Super User

@ezi79 

This is correct - when you use the Distinct function it returns a table with a single column called Result.  That will represent the results of what the function found as distinct.

 

The problem is in your filter statement as it is trying to compare a record to a string.  The record being Name.

So your formula should be:

   Filter('Power app PG', Name.DisplayName =CBNameSearch.Selected.Result)

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

_____________________________________________________________________________________
Digging it? - Click on the Thumbs Up below. Solved your problem? - Click on Accept as Solution below. Others seeking the same answers will be happy you did.
NOTE: My normal response times will be Mon to Fri from 1 PM to 10 PM UTC (and lots of other times too!)
Check out my PowerApps Videos too! And, follow me on Twitter @RandyHayes

Really want to show your appreciation? Buy Me A Cup Of Coffee!

That's great thanks 

Helpful resources

Announcements
Power Platform Conf 2022 768x460.jpg

Join us for Microsoft Power Platform Conference

The first Microsoft-sponsored Power Platform Conference is coming in September. 100+ speakers, 150+ sessions, and what's new and next for Power Platform.

May UG Leader Call Carousel 768x460.png

June User Group Leader Call

Join us on June 28 for our monthly User Group leader call!

PA Virtual Workshop Carousel 768x460.png

Register for a Free Workshop

This training provides practical hands-on experience in creating Power Apps solutions in a full-day of instructor-led App creation workshop.

PA.JPG

New Release Planning Portal (Preview)

Check out our new release planning portal, an interactive way to plan and prepare for upcoming features in Power Platform.

Top Solution Authors
Users online (3,240)