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Not Detecting Boolean Values in Formula

When typing the following, PowerApps does not recognise the words 'True' and 'False' as boolean values even though I am referencing a Boolean-type field:




The 'true' does not turn brown like it should and the entire fucntion is underlined red.


But if I insert a random function that uses boolean values in place of the 'true', such as the below:


If(Lower(Actioned)="false", false, true)


The 'false' and 'true' are recognised and turn brown. Then I can delete the text I don't need and the text stays as boolean type and the formula works. this is intermittent but happens more often than not.

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Community Support

Hi @ChrisBenJohnson,


There is no boolean function available within PowerApps.

So if here you would like to assign Boolean value to a boolean field, then please make sure you have selected the true once the true string has been entered within the formula line:


This should be possible to bypass the type mismatch issue.



Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
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