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jerrycrabb
Helper II
Helper II

Looking for a better solution for Gallery Rows + Multiple Filters + Sort

Hi!

What I have built is a gallery that can be filtered by 7 combo-boxes and a text search.  The filters (combo boxes) are all on the right side of the screen, the gallery takes up most of the screen starting from the left, and a patch-form is a container made visible by clicking the gallery item.

  •  When the gallery is filtered each row is given a row number.
  • When the patch-form pops-up, and the user can cycle through the currently assigned row numbers using the left and right icons. The patch-form is used to either edit existing records, or create new ones.

 

Being able to filter, get x number of records, and cycling through those via form It's a small feature that I had no idea my users would love as much as they do.  

 

To accomplish this I have combined a filter solution I found by @WarrenBelz 

 

https://www.practicalpowerapps.com/data/filters/

Filter(
   Devices,
   If(
      IsBlank(cbMan.Selected.Title), 
      true,
      ManufacturerName = cbMan.Selected.Title
   ) && 
   If(
      IsBlank(cbType.Selected.Result), 
      true, 
      DeviceType = cbType.Selected.Result
   ) && 
   If(
      IsBlank(txtName.Text), 
      true, 
      StartsWith(
         Model,
         txtName.Text
      )
   )
)

 

 

and a gallery row number solution I found by Shane Young

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uuolue31t5o

ForAll(colJuggles,
	Collect(tempCollection,
		Last(FirstN(
			AddColumns(
				DropColumns(colJuggles, "row"),
				"row",CountRows(tempCollection)+1
				),
			CountRows(tempCollection)+1)
			)
		)
	)
);
ClearCollect(ColJuggles, tempCollection);
Clear(tempCollection);

 

 

both authors would probably be quick to point out that mashing these solutions together is not a great combination. 

 

Because the solution for adding row numbers to the gallery requires that a collection be rebuilt every time a filter parameter changes - the OnChange property of each filter must rebuild the collection. 

 

It's been working for a while, but now I'd like to add the ability to sort by a few columns.  I think it's time for me to re-evaluate the whole implementation. 

 

Here's a look at my actual code for OnChange for each combo box and text search (as well as when patching, and removing, and...)

 

ClearCollect(colactions,
    Search(Filter(
    colActivityTracker,
    If(
        IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.Selected.Value),
        true,
        Status.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.SelectedItems.Value)
        &&
        If(IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.Selected.Value),
        true,
        PRIORITY.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.SelectedItems.Value)
         &&
        If(IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.Selected.ProgramAreas),
        true,
        'PROGRAM AREA'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.SelectedItems.ProgramAreas)
         &&
        If(IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.Selected.Users),
        true,
        'Created By'.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.SelectedItems.Users)
        &&
        If(IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.Selected.AltUsers),
        true,
        Alternate.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.SelectedItems.AltUsers)
        &&
        If(IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.Selected.COP),
        true,
        'SERVICING COP'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.SelectedItems.COP)
        &&
        If(IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.Selected.ReqOffice),
        true,
        'REQUESTING OFFICE'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.SelectedItems.ReqOffice)
        &&
        If(varTaskerFilter=false,true,TASKER.Value="YES")),txt_Tracker_FilterPane_TitleSearch.Text,"Title")
);

ForAll(
    colactions,
    Collect(
        tempCollection,
        Last(
            FirstN(
                AddColumns(
                    DropColumns(
                        colactions,
                        "row"
                    ),
                    "row",
                    CountRows(tempCollection) + 1
                ),
                CountRows(tempCollection) + 1
            )
        )
    )
);
ClearCollect(
    colactions,
    tempCollection
);
Clear(tempCollection);
//Collection of COP PERS Users
ClearCollect(
    colusers,
    AddColumns(
        GroupBy(
            AddColumns(
                colactions,
                "Users",
                'Created By'.Email
            ),
            "Users",
            "UserData"
        ),
        "UserCountValue",
        CountRows(UserData),
        "UserCountView",
        Concatenate(
            CountRows(UserData),
            " Action(s)"
        ),
        "UserFirstName",
        Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).givenName,
        "UserLastName",
        Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).surname,
        "UserPhoto",
        If(
            !IsEmpty(Office365Users.UserPhotoV2(Users)),
            Office365Users.UserPhotoV2(Users),
            R
        ),
        "UserPhoto2",
        Office365Users.UserPhotoV2(Users),
        "UserName",
        Concatenate(Left(Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).givenName,1),". ",Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).surname)
    )
);
//Collection of COP PERS Users
ClearCollect(
    colusers,
    AddColumns(
        GroupBy(
            AddColumns(
                colactions,
                "Users",
                'Created By'.Email
            ),
            "Users",
            "UserData"
        ),
        "UserCountValue",
        CountRows(UserData),
        "UserCountView",
        Concatenate(
            CountRows(UserData),
            " Action(s)"
        ),
        "UserFirstName",
        Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).givenName,
        "UserLastName",
        Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).surname,
        "UserPhoto",
        If(
            !IsEmpty(Office365Users.UserPhotoV2(Users)),
            Office365Users.UserPhotoV2(Users),
            R
        ),
        "UserPhoto2",
        Office365Users.UserPhotoV2(Users),
        "UserName",
        Concatenate(Left(Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).givenName,1),". ",Office365Users.UserProfileV2(Users).surname)
    )

 

The gallery itself is using the output of "colactions" (Which I just now realized was supposed to have an upper case "A"...oops).

 

 One reason I'm using combo boxes to filter, is that it allows me to build collections that shows how many records a filter item would yield. For example I can see in the combo box that I I select myself, 9 (or however many there are) records exist for me. AND I can sort that combo box so that the user with most records is right at the top. 

 

I've started to look at @mdevaney  's sorting solution using the "With" function.  I think that could work well but I haven't entirely sorted that out yet (pun intended).

 

Thanks in advance for any recommendations!

 

All the best. 

 

-Jerry

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RandyHayes
Super User
Super User

@jerrycrabb 

Yes, you are combining a few recommendations that are not so great to start.  

I would skip the collections all together as you really don't need them.  The Filter can be cleaned up a lot (avoid using If statements in your Filter criteria).  The row numbers uses the ForAll backward (ForAll is a function that returns a table - not a For Loop!!)

 

If you set your Gallery Items property to the following, it would be all you need:

With({_items:
    Search(
        Filter(colActivityTracker,
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.Selected.Value) || Status.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.SelectedItems.Value) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.Selected.Value) || PRIORITY.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.SelectedItems.Value) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.Selected.ProgramAreas) || 'PROGRAM AREA'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.SelectedItems.ProgramAreas) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.Selected.Users) || 'Created By'.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.SelectedItems.Users) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.Selected.AltUsers) || Alternate.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.SelectedItems.AltUsers) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.Selected.COP) || 'SERVICING COP'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.SelectedItems.COP) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.Selected.ReqOffice) || 'REQUESTING OFFICE'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.SelectedItems.ReqOffice)
            !varTaskerFilter || TASKER.Value="YES"
        ),
        txt_Tracker_FilterPane_TitleSearch.Text,"Title"
    )
    },
    
    ForAll(Sequence(CountRows(_items),
        Patch(Index(_items, Value), {row: Value})
    )
)

 

At this point you can apply sorting to that formula however you like.  Not sure what your criteria is for sorting, but if you need help with that...just specify.

 

The advantage of the above is that it is dynamic.  You don't need to duplicate all your data into a collection in memory.  It will change as the source changes.

 

Can you provide more about how you are using the second part of your formula - the colusers?

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RandyHayes
Super User
Super User

@jerrycrabb 

Yes, you are combining a few recommendations that are not so great to start.  

I would skip the collections all together as you really don't need them.  The Filter can be cleaned up a lot (avoid using If statements in your Filter criteria).  The row numbers uses the ForAll backward (ForAll is a function that returns a table - not a For Loop!!)

 

If you set your Gallery Items property to the following, it would be all you need:

With({_items:
    Search(
        Filter(colActivityTracker,
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.Selected.Value) || Status.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.SelectedItems.Value) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.Selected.Value) || PRIORITY.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.SelectedItems.Value) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.Selected.ProgramAreas) || 'PROGRAM AREA'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.SelectedItems.ProgramAreas) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.Selected.Users) || 'Created By'.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.SelectedItems.Users) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.Selected.AltUsers) || Alternate.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.SelectedItems.AltUsers) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.Selected.COP) || 'SERVICING COP'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.SelectedItems.COP) &&
            IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.Selected.ReqOffice) || 'REQUESTING OFFICE'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.SelectedItems.ReqOffice)
            !varTaskerFilter || TASKER.Value="YES"
        ),
        txt_Tracker_FilterPane_TitleSearch.Text,"Title"
    )
    },
    
    ForAll(Sequence(CountRows(_items),
        Patch(Index(_items, Value), {row: Value})
    )
)

 

At this point you can apply sorting to that formula however you like.  Not sure what your criteria is for sorting, but if you need help with that...just specify.

 

The advantage of the above is that it is dynamic.  You don't need to duplicate all your data into a collection in memory.  It will change as the source changes.

 

Can you provide more about how you are using the second part of your formula - the colusers?

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@RandyHayes 

Thank you so much for that quick response!   I will dig into what you suggested in the morning. I like the looks of that, a lot. 

To be honest I implemented the the row numbers ForAll function without completely understanding it. When it worked I just sort of moved on with the expectation that I'd dig into it more later.  It's not usually how I operate. 

 

colusers (which I wish I had named colUsers), is a collection of everyone who has created an "Action". Added to that collection is a count of the number of "Actions" they have created.  That count is displayed along with the name of the user in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.  That combo box allows filtering the gallery of "Actions" by user, and it's sorted so that the user with the most actions is at the top.

 

I didn't post my entire code. There are a bunch of collections (one for each filter) just like the one I described above, that pull a list of some attribute and adds a column that counts the number of rows for that attribute.

 

Oh, and at that time I didn't realize I wasn't going to be able to get user photos to display in a combo box, so that's what that UserPhoto/UserPhoto2 business is about.  I guess I forgot that was still in there. 

 

-Jerry

 

 

 

@RandyHayes 

Good morning!   I've had a chance to play with your suggestion. 

I don't totally understand the second part of the formula and therefore am struggling to get it to work. 

 

Here's what I think it's doing:

*CountRows is getting total number of results from the filter criteria "_items"

*Sequence is taking the ^total and generating a single column table with 1-N (N= total)

*ForAll is taking the values in the new ^sequence table and....patching those values into a new column in _items? <-- I think this is where I'm fuzzy.

 

As written "Value", inside the Index function, isn't recognized as valid.

 

I don't have a "row" column in the source data.  My The old code was adding that column to a temporary collection.  I can add that column to colActivityTracker, just verifying that I need to.   

@RandyHayes 

I have temporarily removed the "With" function and am playing with the filter formula. 

This is probably bad phrasing, but the filters don't seem to stack, but rather override one another. 

Example: There are 114 "Active" actions.  Setting the "Status" filter to "Active" displays exactly 114 actions. BUT adding "Low" to the "Priority" filter now returns 145 actions, ignoring the "Status" filter. 

 

This is likely due to my implementation.  When writing the formula it did not like having a ")" before each "&&". I had to remove each of those.

aha figured out the filter bit.  I shouldn't have removed the ")" before "&&". I should have added "(" before "IsBlank".   The below formula works as intended for the filter part. 

Search(
    Filter(
        colActivityTracker,
            //Status Filter
        (IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.Selected.Value) || Status.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Status_Filter.Selected.Value) &&
            //Priority Filter
        (IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.Selected.Value) || PRIORITY.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_Priority_Filter.Selected.Value) &&
            //Program Area Filter
        (IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.Selected.ProgramAreas) || 'PROGRAM AREA'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ProgramArea_Filter.Selected.ProgramAreas) &&
            //User Filter
        (IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.Selected.Users) || 'Created By'.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserLead_Filter.Selected.Users) &&
            //Alternate Filter
        (IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.Selected.AltUsers) || Alternate.Email in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_UserAlt_Filter.Selected.AltUsers) &&
            //COP Filter
        (IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.Selected.COP) || 'SERVICING COP'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_COP_Filter.Selected.COP) &&
            //Requesting Office Filter
        (IsBlank(cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.Selected.ReqOffice) || 'REQUESTING OFFICE'.Value in cmb_Tracker_FilterPane_ReqOffice_Filter.Selected.ReqOffice) &&
            //Tasker Filter
        (!varTaskerFilter || TASKER.Value = "YES")
    ),
    txt_Tracker_FilterPane_TitleSearch.Text,
    "Title"
)

@RandyHayes 

I think I'm a LOT closer.  I found your video on alternating colors for gallery rows and came up with this for the last bit of the With function: 

ForAll(Sequence(CountRows(Actions)), Patch(Last(FirstN(Actions, Value)), {row: Value})))

I'm using "Actions" where you had "_items". 

 

I understand now that "Value" is derived from the "Sequence" Function.  I'm still a little fuzzy on the magic we're performing with Patch, and I need to figure it out - because now my buttons to cycle through records don't work (they no longer recognize "row" in the source data"). 

 

I also think the way we're  you're using patch here may be a better solution to for all the collections I'm building for my combo box filters.... I'm just not sure how...yet.

figured the back/forward cycle buttons on the patch form.  Since "row" exists in the gallery source data, I'm using the following code for the forward button (the back button just uses "-1" instead of "+1". )

Notes:  The patch from uses "varSelectedRecord" to display the correct record, "Activity Tracker" is the underlying Sharepoint list, the gallery is titled ""gal_Tracker_ActionList" - which is fed with a "With" function that adds row to "Actions".

 

Set(
     varSelectedRecord,
     Lookup(
          "Activity Tracker',
          ID = Lookup(
               gal_Tracker_ActionList.AllItems,
               row = Lookup(
                    gal_Tracker_ActionList.AllItems,
                    ID = varSelectedRecord.ID,
                    row + 1
               ),
               ID
         )
    )
)

 

 

So the last bit is to figure out what to do with my filter combo boxes.  Originally each time a combo box changed, the collection that fed the gallery was rebuilt. At the same time a collection for each combo box was rebuilt displaying the number of records each option would yield, and sorting them in descending order. 

 

In practice it's a lot cooler than it sounds, when you change one filter, the rest of the combo boxes would update to only display relevant options, and the number of actions for each option.  Example: If I set "Status" to "Delayed", then the user combo box would change to only show "users" with actions that were delayed. It would also filter the users so that the ones with the most delayed actions would be at the top. 

 

I still think something similar to the "with" function that added row numbers to the gallery will be the ticket here. I'm just not sure how, yet.

jerrycrabb
Helper II
Helper II

For those following, or who might read through at a later date, I'm using Randy's solution to filter my gallery, and I'm keeping the ClearCollect for each combo box in the OnChange property of all the combo boxes.  I'm sure there's a more elegant way to work those combo-box-collections, and I'm sure I'll come back to that at a later date 🙂

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See you in Vegas!     Power Up Program Announces New Video-Based Learning Hear from Principal Program Manager, Dimpi Gandhi, to discover the latest enhancements to the Microsoft #PowerUpProgram. These include a new accelerated video-based curriculum crafted with the expertise of Microsoft MVPs, Rory Neary and Charlie Phipps-Bennett. If you’d like to hear what’s coming next, click the image below to find out more!     UPCOMING EVENTS Microsoft Build - Seattle and Online - 21-23rd May 2024 Taking place on 21-23rd May 2024 both online and in Seattle, this is the perfect event to learn more about low code development, creating copilots, cloud platforms, and so much more to help you unleash the power of AI.   There's a serious wealth of talent speaking across the three days, including the likes of Satya Nadella, Amanda K. Silver, Scott Guthrie, Sarah Bird, Charles Lamanna, Miti J., Kevin Scott, Asha Sharma, Rajesh Jha, Arun Ulag, Clay Wesener, and many more.   And don't worry if you can't make it to Seattle, the event will be online and totally free to join. Click the image below to register for #MSBuild today!     European Collab Summit - Germany - 14-16th May 2024 The clock is counting down to the amazing European Collaboration Summit, which takes place in Germany May 14-16, 2024. #CollabSummit2024 is designed to provide cutting-edge insights and best practices into Power Platform, Microsoft 365, Teams, Viva, and so much more. There's a whole host of experts speakers across the three-day event, including the likes of Vesa Juvonen, Laurie Pottmeyer, Dan Holme, Mark Kashman, Dona Sarkar, Gavin Barron, Emily Mancini, Martina Grom, Ahmad Najjar, Liz Sundet, Nikki Chapple, Sara Fennah, Seb Matthews, Tobias Martin, Zoe Wilson, Fabian Williams, and many more.   Click the image below to find out more about #ECS2024 and register today!   Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Conference - Seattle - 3-7th June If you're looking to turbo boost your Power Platform skills this year, why not take a look at everything TechCon365 has to offer at the Seattle Convention Center on June 3-7, 2024.   This amazing 3-day conference (with 2 optional days of workshops) offers over 130 sessions across multiple tracks, alongside 25 workshops presented by Power Platform, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, Viva, Azure, Copilot and AI experts. There's a great array of speakers, including the likes of Nirav Shah, Naomi Moneypenny, Jason Himmelstein, Heather Cook, Karuana Gatimu, Mark Kashman, Michelle Gilbert, Taiki Y., Kristi K., Nate Chamberlain, Julie Koesmarno, Daniel Glenn, Sarah Haase, Marc Windle, Amit Vasu, Joanne C Klein, Agnes Molnar, and many more.   Click the image below for more #Techcon365 intel and register today!   For more events, click the image below to visit the Microsoft Community Days website.    

Tuesday Tip | Update Your Community Profile Today!

It's time for another TUESDAY TIPS, your weekly connection with the most insightful tips and tricks that empower both newcomers and veterans in the Power Platform Community! Every Tuesday, we bring you a curated selection of the finest advice, distilled from the resources and tools in the Community. Whether you’re a seasoned member or just getting started, Tuesday Tips are the perfect compass guiding you across the dynamic landscape of the Power Platform Community.   We're excited to announce that updating your community profile has never been easier! Keeping your profile up to date is essential for staying connected and engaged with the community.   Check out the following Support Articles with these topics: Accessing Your Community ProfileRetrieving Your Profile URLUpdating Your Community Profile Time ZoneChanging Your Community Profile Picture (Avatar)Setting Your Date Display Preferences Click on your community link for more information: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages, Copilot Studio   Thank you for being an active part of our community. Your contributions make a difference! Best Regards, The Community Management Team

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