cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Mac
Helper I
Helper I

Patch Combobox to SharePoint Choice Coloum

Looking for some help please.

 

I’m trying to patch a combo box to a SharePoint Choice Column (Checkbox) but can’t seem to get anywhere. I can patch to a simple choice column, however after reading tutorials and videos on YouTube for combobox I’ve hit a dead end. Ive highlighted in red the patch string i found online, i think im nearly there, but need the forum helpCombobox.png.

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Mac,

Is the Products 2 column a Choice type column (which enables multiple options) within your SP list?

Do you want to save a Combo box selected values/options into the Products 2 column of your SP list?

Further, could you please share more details about the error message with the formula that you provided?

 

I have made a test on my side, and don't have the issue that you mentioned. The screenshot as below:11.JPG

Set the OnSelect property of the "Patch" button to following formula:

 

Patch(
'20181015_case13',
Defaults('20181015_case13'),
{
Title:"PowerAppsTest2",
FruitChoice:ForAll(ComboBox1.SelectedItems,{'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",Value:Value})
}
)

On your side, you should type following:

 

 

ForAll(
    CallBack,
    Patch(
        'Call Back Form',
        Defaults('Call Back Form'),
        {
          Customer_x0020_Name: CustomerName,
          Title: Number,
          ...
          Products_x0020_2: ForAll(
DataCardValue17.SelectedItems,
{
'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",
Value: Value
}
) } ) )

Or

ClearCollect(
    ChoiceCollection,
    ForAll(DataCardValue17.SelectedItems,{'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",Value:Value})
);
ForAll(
    CallBack,
    Patch(
        'Call Back Form',
        Defaults('Call Back Form'),
        {
          Customer_x0020_Name: CustomerName,
          Title: Number,
          ...
          Products_x0020_2: ChoiceCollection
        }
    )
)

 

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

View solution in original post

4 REPLIES 4
Drrickryp
Super User
Super User

Hi @Mac,

my simple suggestion is to get rid of choice columns in PowerApp by either changing the column type in SharePoint to single line of text or adding a calculated column with the choice column selected and using that instead.

v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Mac,

Is the Products 2 column a Choice type column (which enables multiple options) within your SP list?

Do you want to save a Combo box selected values/options into the Products 2 column of your SP list?

Further, could you please share more details about the error message with the formula that you provided?

 

I have made a test on my side, and don't have the issue that you mentioned. The screenshot as below:11.JPG

Set the OnSelect property of the "Patch" button to following formula:

 

Patch(
'20181015_case13',
Defaults('20181015_case13'),
{
Title:"PowerAppsTest2",
FruitChoice:ForAll(ComboBox1.SelectedItems,{'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",Value:Value})
}
)

On your side, you should type following:

 

 

ForAll(
    CallBack,
    Patch(
        'Call Back Form',
        Defaults('Call Back Form'),
        {
          Customer_x0020_Name: CustomerName,
          Title: Number,
          ...
          Products_x0020_2: ForAll(
DataCardValue17.SelectedItems,
{
'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",
Value: Value
}
) } ) )

Or

ClearCollect(
    ChoiceCollection,
    ForAll(DataCardValue17.SelectedItems,{'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",Value:Value})
);
ForAll(
    CallBack,
    Patch(
        'Call Back Form',
        Defaults('Call Back Form'),
        {
          Customer_x0020_Name: CustomerName,
          Title: Number,
          ...
          Products_x0020_2: ChoiceCollection
        }
    )
)

 

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Hello @v-xida-msft ,

In this example:

Patch(
'20181015_case13',
Defaults('20181015_case13'),
{
Title:"PowerAppsTest2",
FruitChoice:ForAll(ComboBox1.SelectedItems,{'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",Value:Value})
}
)

Is there a way to concatenate an additional value outside the ForAll statement? For example, I have an "Other" option in the combobox which allows text input (OtherInput). So I would want to do something like:

FruitChoice:ForAll(ComboBox1.SelectedItems,{'@odata.type':"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference",Value:Value})&", "Value: OtherInput.Text

 

This doesn't work, but I wanted to see how I might do this.

 

thanks

 

 

Anonymous
Not applicable

I had a similar issue.
I need to paste multiple selected items in a combobox to a sharepoint list text column.
This is how I did this inside Patch:

Patch(DestinationList,{TextColum: Concat(ComboBox.SelectedItems,VariableValue,", ")}

Concat(ComboBox.SelectedItems,VariableValue,", ") 

This separates the items selected in combobox with ", " and converts the whole into text and allows me to patch the Sharepoint list.

Helpful resources

Announcements
PA Virtual Workshop Carousel 768x460.png

Register for a Free Workshop

This training provides practical hands-on experience in creating Power Apps solutions in a full-day of instructor-led App creation workshop.

Microsoft Build 768x460.png

Microsoft Build is May 24-26. Have you registered yet?

Come together to explore latest innovations in code and application development—and gain insights from experts from around the world.

May UG Leader Call Carousel 768x460.png

What difference can a User Group make for you?

At the monthly call, connect with other leaders and find out how community makes your experience even better.

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (1,904)