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krdev32
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New Edit Form

Hello,

 

I am having issues with clearing some of the fields on the form and saving it.  Some fields will clear and save but some won't. How do I fix this problem? Is it the formula? I'm not using separate screens for new form, view form, or edit form. I'm just using a formula for the onselect of an icon button. 

 

Power Apps Form Control Tutorial - New Edit Form - YouTube

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poweractivate
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For the DefaultMode of Form 

 

FormMode.Edit

 

 

For the Item of Form

 

//just to test - and pseudocode - change the yourDataSource below to the name of your data source you want to try it with
First(yourDataSource)​

 

 

For the OnSelect of a Button

 

//pseudocode - replace yourForm below with name of your form
SubmitForm(yourForm)

 

Check if it works @krdev32 

krdev32
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What if the Item of Form is currently galleryname.Selected?

What if the Item of Form is currently galleryname.Selected?

poweractivate
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@krdev32 

 

yes, Galleryname.Selected could work.

 

However, If the Gallery's data source is not the same as the Form's data source, you must do this for Item property of Form:

LookUp(dataSourceForForm,primaryKeyColumn=Gallery1.Selected.relatedColumn)

In this specific case, the primaryKeyColumn must be unique, or the behavior will not be expected.

For example, suppose it's 2 SharePoint Lists. Also suppose the Gallery's data source is not the same one as the one for Form's data source, but a column called relatedID in the Gallery's data source has records that always correspond with the records with the out of the box primary key column "ID" of the Form's SharePoint List data source. For that example, you'd do something like this:

LookUp(dataSourceForForm,ID=Gallery1.Selected.relatedID)

 

In your particular case, the above may vary, and only you would know how your data is structured.

 

In general, just use  

Galleryname.Selected

 If it works, you should not need to do anything else.

 

See if it helps @krdev32 

Yes the data source of the gallery is the same as the data source of the form.

poweractivate
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@krdev32 

 

So this should work :

 

For the DefaultMode of Form 

 

FormMode.Edit

 

 

For the Item of Form

 

//pseudocode - change the Galleryname below to the name of your Gallery control
Galleryname.Selected

 

 

For the OnSelect of a Button

 

//pseudocode - replace yourForm below with name of your form
SubmitForm(yourForm)

 

 

Check if it works @krdev32 

Ok, I did that and when I try to clear a date on the form, save it, and then go back to the gallery to see if it save the change, the change isn't save. The date that was suppose to clear didn't clear or reset. 

 

I created a gallery designed like a table, and I have an icon related to each record or row. When I click on the icon like in the image, it takes me to a form. The formula for the OnSelect for the icon that I use to edit the form is "Set(varRecord, ThisItem);EditForm(NewRequestForm_1);Navigate(NewRequestScreen_1)". could the issue be in my formula?

krdev32_0-1665177555106.png

 

poweractivate
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@krdev32 

 

For the OnSelect of a Button

 

 

 

//pseudocode - replace yourForm below with name of your form
SubmitForm(yourForm);

 

 

 

For the OnSuccess of Form

 

Refresh(yourDataSource)

 

 

Works now?

poweractivate
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@krdev32 

Sometimes the following is needed:

 

For the OnSuccess of Form

 

 

Refresh(yourDataSource)

 

 

 

See if it helps @krdev32 

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