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Sneeks_
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Patch function only working for me.

I have a PowerApp that is connected to two SharePoint Lists: Bill Tracking and Bill Updates. 

 

When a user submits a status update via a form to Bill Updates, On Success is intended to evaluate if the update is for the current Reporting Quarter, and if so, patch the ID of the Bill Update Item to a look up column on Bill Tracking, along with some additional fields. 

 

All field data is provided via a variable gblUpdateRecord, set from the form's LastSubmit property. 

 

  • Patching works when I test it. 
  • Patching works on a duplicate Training version of the app that posts to dummy versions of the lists. 
    • (The dummy lists do have "Everyone except external users" Edit Permissions.) However. . . 
  • Patching does not work for end users. 
  • Users can successfully create/updates items on Bill Updates by submitting the form.  
    • I have validated that Bill Tracking and Bill Updates have the exact same permissions on SP. 
    • [EDIT]: I have validated that users do indeed have Edit permissions on Bill Tracking. 

 

 

 

//Set Record variable to last submitted record 
Set(gblUpdateRecord,LookUp('Bill Updates', ID = frmBillUpdate_N.LastSubmit.ID));

Patch('Bill Updates',
    LookUp('Bill Updates', ID = gblUpdateRecord.ID),
    {
        DateSubmitted: Now()
    }
);

With(
    {
    _BillTrackingRecord: LookUp('Bill Tracking', ID = gblUpdateRecord.Bill.Id), //Find Bill item on Parent Bill Tracking List
    _IsCurrent: If(gblUpdateRecord.'Reporting Quarter' = gblRQ && gblUpdateRecord.'Reporting Year' = gblRY, true, false) //Evaulate if Update is for current Reporting Quarter
    },
    
    If(_IsCurrent, 
        Patch('Bill Tracking',
        _BillTrackingRecord, //Patch Changes to Bill Tracking
            {
                Status: gblUpdateRecord.Status,
                'Status Summary': gblUpdateRecord.'Status Summary',
                'Critical Issues': gblUpdateRecord.CriticalIssues,
                'Est Completion Date': gblUpdateRecord.'Est Completion Date',
                'Update Submitted': gblUpdateRecord.DateSubmitted,
                'Submitted By': gblUpdateRecord.'Modified By'.DisplayName,
                'Update ID': { Id: gblUpdateRecord.ID, Value: gblUpdateRecord.ID }
            }
        )
    )
);

 

 

 

Any one's insights or assistance would be greatly appreciated. 

 

Thank you! 

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Pstork1
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Then its got to be something else in the logic that is off.  I would test two things.

 

First, I would temporarily hard code the _IsCurrent to be true to make sure that isn't keeping the patch from working.

Second, I would verify that when the user is using the app that the Bill.ID is actually correct in the gblUpdateRecord.  Where is that Bill.ID being set?



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Pstork1
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To patch a list the user doing the patching must have permission to edit the list. That's why its working on the training version but not the regular version.  Check the user's permissions.



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Hi @Pstork1, thank you for your response. 

 

Unfortunately, I have verified that users do have edit permissions on Bill Tracking.

 

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Pstork1
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Then its got to be something else in the logic that is off.  I would test two things.

 

First, I would temporarily hard code the _IsCurrent to be true to make sure that isn't keeping the patch from working.

Second, I would verify that when the user is using the app that the Bill.ID is actually correct in the gblUpdateRecord.  Where is that Bill.ID being set?



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Thank you! Ok, I've set _IsCurrent is set to be true. Fingers crossed the issue is somewhere in the logic here because I have some confidence that Bill.ID is correct. 

 

Bill.ID is originally set on a previous screen when the end user selects which bill they want to submit an update for.  It passes to a hidden form value that sets a lookup column on Bill Updates, linked to a bill on Bill Tracking. 

 

My assumption is that Bill.ID is correct because, on the Bill Updates list, it is correctly setting the right Bill.  

Here we can see Bill:ID on Bill Updates = the ID on Bill Tracking. 

[For clarity, the ID on the Bill Updates list is the Update ID. I should have perhaps changed the order of columns to be more clear] 

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For extra measure, I just double-checked, and after submitting the form, gblUpdateRecord.Bill.ID is holding the expected ID value. 

 

I will have to wait and see until I can grab someone else for testing. 

 

 

 

Sneeks_
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Thank you, @Pstork1! The issue was in my condition. 

 

Really appreciate your assistance with this. Without anyone to review code and brainstorm ideas with me at work, it is truly so helpful just to have someone point out a direction that retrospectively feels quite obvious! 

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