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Super User
Super User

Re: Need to add Attachment to a PATCH to a SharePoint List

Here's how I got accomplished this after I could not get @v-xida-msft 's method to work.

Scenario:

  • Two forms, one on each of two screens
  • MainForm: All the DataCards except Attachments
  • ImageForm: Single DataCard, only the Attachments DataCard
  • User fills in the MainForm, at any time they can click a Camera Icon which navigates them to the CameraScreen. They can Take/Upload photos using the ImageForm
  • When complete, the Submit button lights up
  • OnSelect of the Submit button:
    • Patch(SharepointList,
        LookUp(SharepointList, eventId = varEventId),
          frmMainForm.Updates,
          frmAttachments.Updates
      )

Hope this helps!

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Helper I
Helper I

Re: Need to add Attachment to a PATCH to a SharePoint List

@ericonlineThe only thing I don't understand is why you are using Lookup, if you can please explain it, that would be great. Thanks!

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Super User
Super User

Re: Need to add Attachment to a PATCH to a SharePoint List

@Varsha2005in ,

The LookUp function is used to identify a single record in a DataSource. Since I want to add attachments to only a single record, I use LookUp. In some cases, you could also use First(Filter()) to perform the same. 

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Re: Need to add Attachment to a PATCH to a SharePoint List

You need to put whatever text fields/dropdowns/dates etc inside of the patch OBJECT section... then (because Patch() allows for extra parameters) you add another parameter to patch... called Form1.Updates. So that will patch all records you created (your custom form) AND it will grab the "update" info from your form, (where the only field is Attachments) and will include all of that in 1 single patch. 

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