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therush321
Helper I
Helper I

How do I update a free text field with a button

Hi All

 

I am trying to update a field item based off a Button.

 

I would have 2 buttons called: Approve and Reject.

 

Each button would need to update the field value: Approved Status based on the selection.

 

I have tried using variables to update my field but no luck.

 

My source is a SharePoint list.

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@therush321 ,

The error is ‘Approved StatusDataCard1’ not being recognised. That sounds like the card, not the text box. This will be called DataCardValuexx ( xx a number).

 

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WarrenBelz
Super User III
Super User III

Hi @therush321 ,

There are a couple.of ways to approach this, but I will run with simply filling in the text box for you to save later. Using the Approve Button, put this on the OnSelect

 

UpdateContext({varStatus:"Approved"});
Reset(YourStatusBoxName)

 

and obviously use Rejected for the other button.

Now the Default of the Status box 

 

If(
   !IsBlank(varStatus),
   varStatus,
   Parent.Default
)

 

and finally add to any save or screen exit code

 

UpdateContext({varStatus:Blank()})

 

 

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@WarrenBelz Thank you very much for your help.

 

I am almost there. I managed to get the button to display it if it is approved or rejected but it is not saving the data and reflecting it as such.

Hi @therush321 ,

What is the Update property of the DataCard the status box is in?

@WarrenBelz it is set to the variable: varStatus

@therush321 ,

It needs to be

YourTextBoxName.Text

You have already set the value of the text - you just need to write it to the list.

 

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@WarrenBelz 

 

I have tried that but it is giving me an error message.

 

Sorry for I am new to this.

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yashag2255
Dual Super User II
Dual Super User II

Hi @therush321 

 

Screen -> OnVisible -> Set(SelectedStatus,"");

 

Approve Button -> OnSelect -> Set(SelectedStatus,"Approve");

 

Reject Button -> OnSelect -> Set(SelectedStatus,"Reject");

 

TextInput to show value -> Default -> Coalesce(SelectedStatus, Parent.Default)

 

Hope this Helps!

 

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@yashag2255 Thank you for your suggestion but it only works to display the text. I need it to save it.

I tried adding a submit form code to the button but it only works off once.

 

Set(SelectedStatus;"Approved") & SubmitForm(EditForm1)

@therush321 ,

The error is ‘Approved StatusDataCard1’ not being recognised. That sounds like the card, not the text box. This will be called DataCardValuexx ( xx a number).

 

Please click Accept as solution if my post helped you solve your issue. This will help others find it more readily. It also closes the item. If the content was useful in other ways, please consider giving it Thumbs Up.

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