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How to creat copy from exisiting item?

I need to create a "copy item" on a typical auto-generated three-form data source (list, detail, edit forms) connected to a SP list.

1) User has selected a certain item, and is now on the DetailForm.

NewForm(Form2); FormMode.Edit=FormMode.New; Navigate(Edit, ScreenTransition.None)​

but actually it is not coping the item it is just give me a new blank form . 

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I have tested it at my end and is working ;

 

Patch('Working Hours Tracker Web Application',Defaults('Working Hours Tracker Web Application'),
{Employee:Copy.Employee,
'Service Category': Copy.'Service Category',
Customer:Copy.Customer,
Location:Copy.Location,
Department:Copy.Department,
Description:Copy.Description,
Hours:Copy.Hours})

 

 

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thanks a lot now I have no error in the formula but when I click on the button it do nothing not copy the item

Note is it something related to the collection

Select(Parent);Set(Copy,ThisItem)

@eka24 I did all the steps now I have no errors but when I click on the copy icon it do nothing.

shall I put the: Select(Parent);Set(Copy,ThisItem) in the App on start formula.

 

 

Don't put it in Onstart.
Now that there are no errors, as a recap, there are two processes:
1. An Icon or a button inside your gallery with the formula

2. An Icon or a Button Outside the gallery
That is on your Screen with the Patch formula:
Patch('Working Hours Tracker Web Application',Defaults('Working Hours Tracker Web Application'),
{Employee:Copy.Employee,
'Service Category': Copy.'Service Category',
Customer:Copy.Customer,
Location:Copy.Location,
Department:Copy.Department,
Description:Copy.Description,
Hours:Copy.Hours})

When you click the first icon inside the gallery, it copies the record you have clicked into a collection. Then when you click the second icon outside the gallery, that is on your screen with the Patch formula, The record moves into your datasource or database.

Finally check your datasource if the record has been created or sent into your table.
If there are still issues, just as I did, Take a screenshot of the two icons with the formulas each so I can look at it.

Now I moved the Icon of the Patch2020-02-18 11_08_46-Working Hours Tracker (WhT) Web Application Copy Test - Saved (Unpublished) - Po.png2020-02-18 11_09_36-Intelex Reports & Dashboards Training - Meeting.png formula outside the gallery but still have issue please see below screenshots:

 

To check whether is working, click on the icon inside the gallery. After that go to file and click on collections. This will display all the collections in your app. So click on copy which should be part of your collection and check whether the record your clicked has appeared in the collection, Copy.

Everything OK but have seen a yellow icon on the first picture, what is the message.

I cannot find Copy collection please see below:2020-02-18 11_34_57-Working Hours Tracker (WhT) Web Application Copy Test - Saved (Unpublished) - Po.png

 

Please what is the error indicated in the first picture. If you click on it to Check

here it is:

2020-02-18 11_48_28-Working Hours Tracker (WhT) Web Application Copy Test - Saved (Unpublished) - Po.png

Just try, can remove the filter and just use the name of the table as an items property of the Gallery. Just to see whether the error will go. If the error goes away, check if it works.

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