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AntwainPatrick
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Patch SharePoint list

Trying to Patch sharepoint list from PowerrApp but I can't get patch function to update the correct column.  Its creating new list item below selected item I want patched.  Patching from seperate sharepoint Engineer Log list to Project Transmittal List.

 

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v-monli-msft
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Hi @AntwainPatrick ,

 

Try with below formula instead:

Patch(ListName,BrowseGallery1.Selected,{......

Regards,

Mona

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RezaDorrani
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Hi @AntwainPatrick 

 

You patch function syntax is incorrect

 

Patch(DataSource, Item context, {column updates})

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/function-patch

 

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Patch(DataSource, Item context, {column updates})??????

 

Patch('Project Transmittal, 'Project Status' { DataCardValue41.Selected })

 

Not sure if the link helped me with anything, but it sent me down a "click on hyperlink" tunnel that only confused me more.

 

Hi @AntwainPatrick 

 

Patch('Project Transmittal, 'Project Status' { DataCardValue41.Selected })

 

where are you setting the Item context

did you read the documentation for Patch function?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/function-patch

cds
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Patch(Datasource, Gallery.Selected, {ColumnName: Element.Value})

Yes I read the patch doc and its didn't help.  I'm working with 2 seperate list....Project Transmittal and Engineering Log.  I have Powerapp for each list and I have basic patch functions in my Project Transmittal Powerapp that work without an issues.  What I want to do is have 3 columns in the Engineer Log PowerApp be patched over to the Project Transmittal sharepoint list.  I wrote the function similar to the ones I have in the past but I know I'm missing something important here dealing with updating the existing record and not creating a new one.

@AntwainPatrick 

 

Patch('Project Transmittal, 'Project Status' { DataCardValue41.Selected })

This is your current patch

 

can u share an expample of another patch function you did to update an item and it worked 

This is a patch going to my Project Transmittal list:

 

Patch(
'Project Transmittal',
{
Submitted: SubmitDatePicker.SelectedDate,
'Due Date': DueDatePicker.SelectedDate,
'Drafting Finished' : FinishedDatePicker.SelectedDate,
'Project Number': ProjNumComboBox.Selected.Project_x0020_Schedule,
'Project Name' : ProjectNameTextInput.Text,
'Project Client' : ProjectClientTextInput.Text,
Backgrounds : Concat(Filter(BackgroundGallery.AllItems, BackgroundCheckbox.Value =true), "," & BackgroundCheckbox.Text),
'Project Type' : Concat(Filter(ProjTypeGallery.AllItems, ProjTypeCheckbox.Value =true), "," & ProjTypeCheckbox.Text),
'Print Options' : Concat(Filter(PrtOptGallery.AllItems, PrtOptCheckbox.Value =true), "," & PrtOptCheckbox.Text),
'Setup Needed' : Concat(Filter(SetupNeededGallery.AllItems, SetupNeededCheckbox.Value =true), "," & SetupNeededCheckbox.Text),
'ESK/RFI Info' : ESKTextInput.Text,
'Project Manager' : ProjManTextInput.Text,
'To Engineer' : SubmitToDropdown.SelectedText,
'Project Notes/Details' : AddProjInfo.Text
});
Navigate(ProjectList, ScreenTransition.Fade)

@RezaDorrani 

 

My Engineer Log Powerapp (See Attached) works without an issue.  The Save button will submit the form but I need the check mark to patch another Sharepoint list with the 3 selections are highlisghted red. 

@AntwainPatrick 

 

Yes but this patch is creating a new item

 

Any patch that is modifying an existing item

do you have an example of that?

 

Here is an example of how to patch an existing item

 

Patch( Customers, Lookup( Customers, Name = "Contoso" ) , { Phone: “1-212-555-1234” } )

Customers = data source

Lookup( Customers, Name = "Contoso" ) = item context = the item to update

{ Phone: “1-212-555-1234” } = columns to patch

 

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