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ZachRoberts
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Resolver I

Iterate through collection to add a column to the collection

Hi All,

 

I have been struggling to get this to work and hoping I could get some help with the issue I am running into 😊

 

I have 2 tables below:

 

Table A

OrderIDTestID
001T01
001T02
002T01
002T03

 

Table B

TestIDDescription
T01T01 Desc
T02T02 Desc
T03T03 Desc

 

I have a gallery where a user will select the Order ID and when selected I am trying to create a collection like below which will store all of the tests and their descriptions for the selected order:

 

tests collection (for selected order)

TestIDTest Description
T01T01 Desc
T02T02 Desc

 

I run the below function to create this collection however I am stuck on how to add a column for the descriptions

 

 

ClearCollect(tests, Filter(TableA, OrderGallery.Selected.'order' in 'order').TestID)

 

 

I have looked into the ForAll and AddColumns function but I am unsure how I would iterate the function to add the description column to my collection so that the test in the collection also contains the description for it.

 

Thank you for your help

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ZachRoberts
Resolver I
Resolver I

Hey I was able to solve this issue. 

 

I did some more googling and came across this post here: Solved: Re: Creating collection from multiple tables - Power Platform Community (microsoft.com)

 

I followed the approach to create a separate collection where you would join the other 2 data sources in. Thanks everyone for your help 😊

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rubin_boer
Super User
Super User

hi @ZachRoberts I might be missing the question if so my apology.

 

 

add a gallery and

Items = Filter(TableA ,OrderID=GalleryWhichUserWillSelectOrder.Selected.OrderID)

add the TestId and description labels, add another label and set its

text = LookUp(TableB, TestID = ThisItem.TestID,'Test Description')

 

GalleryA

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GalleryB

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GalleryC

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hope this helps

 

 

@rubin_boer  Thanks for the reply, sorry my initial question may of been confusing. 

 

Well that works for creating a gallery to display the tests and test descriptions for the selected orderID I am trying to get the description in a collection so I can output a table like below, there will be a button on this power app that allows a PDF of the order details and tests to be generated.

 

test collection (for selected order ID)

TestIDTest Description
T01T01 Desc
T02T02 Desc

 

Do you know of a way to get these items in the same table when I create that collection?

 

Thanks

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZachRoberts
Resolver I
Resolver I

@rubin_boer  I basically need to perform a join when creating my collection if that is possible with power apps. Should be able to join the data into a single collection since they should be relatable through the testID.

 

Thanks

ZachRoberts
Resolver I
Resolver I

Hey I was able to solve this issue. 

 

I did some more googling and came across this post here: Solved: Re: Creating collection from multiple tables - Power Platform Community (microsoft.com)

 

I followed the approach to create a separate collection where you would join the other 2 data sources in. Thanks everyone for your help 😊

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