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el5
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Page not navigating if data is entered in comments box

I have this:

el5_0-1707153907871.png

If approve comments is hidden, if deny comments is visible.

this is on select of the submit button:

SubmitForm('Take for Task Form');
If(
TFT.Selected.Value = "Approve",
Navigate('Schedule RFPE Meeting'),
TFT.Selected.Value = "Deny",
Navigate('Decision to Proceed')
)

If approve go here, if deny go here.

 

If the comments field is empty, it navigates to the right place. if there is data in the comments field it shows this:

el5_1-1707154048640.png

Can anyone help?

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BrianS
Super User
Super User

The code I showed will give a number to the variable varNavigate, depending on the selection of the drop-down ("Approve", "Deny", etc). That would go in the OnChange of the Drop-down control.

In the OnSuccess of the Form you would just add an If statement similar to what you had, or you could use a Switch statement which would be better if you have more than 2 destinations. Something like:

Switch(varNavigate, 1, Navigate('Schedule RFPE Meeting'), 2, Navigate('Decision to Proceed')

I am assuming that the reason you are getting the "Getting Your Data" screen is because the comments are not being written to the list correctly. The data type could be wrong, the field may not be correct for the comment box, but this should help track that down. Do you know how to use Monitor? That would also help.

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BrianS
Super User
Super User

You really do not want to include anything with the SubmitForm - any other code should go into the OnSuccess of the Form, that way it will not happen if the Form does not successfully record the data.

I would set a variable in the OnChange of your drop-down to check the state and set a variable - something like:

If(Self.Value = "Approve", Set(var_Navigate,1), Set(var_Navigate,2) )

Then in your OnSuccess of the Form use that variable to Navigate to the correct pages. 

mmbr1606
Super User
Super User

Hey @el5 

 

You can also try this:

 

SubmitForm('Take for Task Form');

 

// Check if the comments field is empty or not

If(IsBlank(CommentsField.Text),

    // If comments are empty, proceed with navigation based on TFT selection

    If(

        TFT.Selected.Value = "Approve",

        Navigate('Schedule RFPE Meeting'),

        TFT.Selected.Value = "Deny",

        Navigate('Decision to Proceed')

    ),

    // If comments are not empty, handle accordingly (e.g., show a message or navigate elsewhere)

    ShowMessage("Please review the comments before proceeding") // Placeholder action

)

 

Let me know if my answer helped solving your issue.

If it did please accept as solution and give it a thumbs up so we can help others in the community.



Greetings

how would i do the variables? set(var_Navigate, 'user dashboard)? then in on succes do what?

Try this

 

If(

    IsBlank(CommentsField.Text), // Check if comments field is empty

    If(

        TFT.Selected.Value = "Approve",

        Set(var_Navigate, 'Schedule RFPE Meeting'),

        TFT.Selected.Value = "Deny",

        Set(var_Navigate, 'Decision to Proceed')

    ),

    Set(var_Navigate, 'User Dashboard') // Fallback or default screen if comments are not empty

);

SubmitForm('Take for Task Form');

 

Onsuccess

Navigate(var_Navigate, ScreenTransition.None)

 

 

Let me know if my answer helped solving your issue.

If it did please accept as solution and give it a thumbs up so we can help others in the community.



Greetings

BrianS
Super User
Super User

The code I showed will give a number to the variable varNavigate, depending on the selection of the drop-down ("Approve", "Deny", etc). That would go in the OnChange of the Drop-down control.

In the OnSuccess of the Form you would just add an If statement similar to what you had, or you could use a Switch statement which would be better if you have more than 2 destinations. Something like:

Switch(varNavigate, 1, Navigate('Schedule RFPE Meeting'), 2, Navigate('Decision to Proceed')

I am assuming that the reason you are getting the "Getting Your Data" screen is because the comments are not being written to the list correctly. The data type could be wrong, the field may not be correct for the comment box, but this should help track that down. Do you know how to use Monitor? That would also help.

it's showing errors. it says if has some invalid arguments and is blank has some invalid arguments

is still says is blank is wrong

This worked for the deny and comment part, but the approve won't even submit now.  self.value showed and error, self.selected.value worked, but not correctly i guess

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el5_1-1707161638947.png

 

i was able to get it to work by changing the comment field to not required

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