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LyndiAnne
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IF Statement with Launch Function for making a phone call

Hey Community friends,

I have built an Emergency Contacts List App and I have programmed a phone Icon to dial out to a work cell phone but if there is a contact that does not have a work phone it will launch with a blank field in the phone app.. 

 

I am curious to know if I can handle a phone number selection via an IF statement? I tried this but get a warning for "incompatible type" yet they are both phone numbers? 

 

 

If(
WorkCellPhone_DataCard1.Default = true,
Launch("tel:" & WorkCellPhone_DataCard1.Default),
Launch("tel:" & PersonalCellPhone_DataCard1.Default)
)

 

 

Alternatively I found I can add an icon/button per individual contact and manually code it one by one but that will take a while...

 

Any suggestions are appreciated! 

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eka24
Super User
Super User

There some issues:

1. You should be referring to dacardvalue not the Datacard

2. End the Datacaradvalue with text not Default

3. I tried changing the logic to if The Datacaradvalue is blank. Although not sure if that is what you want to achieve. Because putting is true mean the Datacaradvalue contains the word true

 

If( !IsBlank(WorkCellPhone_DataCardValue.Text), Launch("tel:" & WorkCellPhone_DataCardValue.Text), Launch("tel:" & PersonalCellPhone_DataCardValue.Text) )

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