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Patch() with Errors() - error handling

I am adding a new record to my SharePoint List:

 

Patch(MyCustomList, Defaults(MyCustomList), { Title: "CustomTitle" });

 

How can I be sure that this record has been / will be successfully added to my list?

 

My thought so far:

  • Use before (or after?) Patch(): !IsEmpty( Errors( MyCustomList, Defaults(MyCustomList) ) )
  • After Patch(): get last record from the list and check if this is record I intended to add
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Super User
Super User

You use the Patch() in a variable and then test the variable to see if a record is created and it if has an ID.

 

Example of setting a variable using the results from Patch() :

Set(gvNewItem, Patch(PowerAppsDemo, Defaults(PowerAppsDemo),{Title:"Test"}))


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Community Support
Community Support

Hi @sch,

 

What @Jeff_Thorpe suggested works, and you could add a Label, set its Text property to:

gvNewItem.ID

You could check if the ID number in this Label control is changed after you run the Patch to make sure that the new record is added.

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
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