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Sean-PA2Rescue
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Is there a problem with using Office365Users.SearchUserV2()?

I've been banging my head against a wall here and I could use some help.

I have a canvas powerapp connected to a SPO list.

On the edit/new form screen one of the fields(Named: AssignedTo) is a simple text input. In the datacard for that field (AssignedTo), I have a combobox and the datasource for it is Office365Users.SearchUserV2.  I have always been told to used the latest and when I look at the documentation for it , Microsoft says to use it instead of Office365Users.SearchUser as this has been deprecated. When i change the datasource to be Office365Users.SearchUser, the combobox works to the point that it will show the list of users. See image below

 

Office365Users.SearchUserComboBox.png

 

So why doesn't this work: 

 

Office365Users.SearchUserV2ComboBox.png

 

Is this a bug?

 

Also, and this a totally different problem and maybe this is an ongoing problem or quirk or something, but when I try and change  the DEFAULT option for the combo box to Parent.Default , I get an error. Is this a limitation of a combobox that it can't have the default be the Parent.Default? Is there a workaround? I'll see if I can create a variable and use that as the default, I don't know what else to do. Any suggestions and help with what seems to be a bug with Office365Users.SearchUserV2 would be much appreciated.

 

 

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v-bofeng-msft
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Hi @Sean-PA2Rescue :

Are you confused that you can use "Office365Users.SearchUser({top:15})" normally but can not use "Office365Users.SearchUserV2({top:15})"?

Firstly,let me explain why you encounted this problem.

The key is that the structure of the return value of these two functions is different.

Seart for users returns an arror of users.

Seart for users(V2) returns  EntityListResponse.

Secondly,I suggset you try this code:

 

Office365Users.SearchUserV2({top:15}).value

 

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Best Regards,

Bof

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v-bofeng-msft
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Community Support

Hi @Sean-PA2Rescue :

Are you confused that you can use "Office365Users.SearchUser({top:15})" normally but can not use "Office365Users.SearchUserV2({top:15})"?

Firstly,let me explain why you encounted this problem.

The key is that the structure of the return value of these two functions is different.

Seart for users returns an arror of users.

Seart for users(V2) returns  EntityListResponse.

Secondly,I suggset you try this code:

 

Office365Users.SearchUserV2({top:15}).value

 

24.gif

Best Regards,

Bof

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