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sudosaurus
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Patched text fields not showing in Power Apps form

Hello,
When I am patching my PowerApp form data to a SharePoint list, the data shows in SharePoint but doesn't appear in the list when viewing the previously saved form.

 

I have a button on my home screen that takes me to the form screen with this OnSelect code:

 

// create colDocData collection
ClearCollect(colDocData, {Subtopic: "", SubtopicBreakdown: "", Argument: "", Evidence: ""});

// sets item as new
Set(varNewItem,true);

// get the record
Set(
    varCurrentRecord,
    Defaults(DocData)
);

// go to new item screen
Navigate(
    NewItem_scrn,
    ScreenTransition.Fade,
    {locFormDisplayMode: "New"}
);

 

 

On the section highlighted by yellow box - these are fields that are saved to SharePoint list1.
The Building and Topic dropdown fields are populated from a Table in the App OnStart property.
The Claim and Summary multiline text boxes are the ones that are not loading with data when I go in to view and existing saved form. 

 

On the section highlighted by red box - these are fields that are saved to SharePoint list2.
Subtopic & Subtopic Breakdown (dropdowns) & Argument, Evidence (multiline text) are saved into a collection as multiple collection records can be saved and linked to list1.

sudosaurus_0-1692630230283.png

The save button in my app has it's OnSelect button set to the following Fx:

 

// This will patch basic data to the 'DocData' SharePoint list
Set(
varCurrentRecord,
Patch(
DocData,
varCurrentRecord,
{
    spClaim: Claim_TextInput.Text,
    spSummary: Summary_TextInput.Text,

//This will patch choice data to the 'DocData' SharePoint list

    spBuilding: Building_dd.Selected.Result,
    spTopic: Topic_dd.Selected.Result

})
);

// This will patch data to the 'colDocDataSP' SharePoint list - linking data with the 'DocData' ID
Patch(
colDocDataSP,
Defaults(colDocDataSP),
{
    DocumentDataID: varCurrentRecord.ID, // Linking the two lists

// This will patch basic text data
spArgument: Argument_input.Text,
spEvidence: Evidence_input.Text,

// This will patch choice data
spSubtopic: Subtopic_dd.Selected.Result,
spSubtopicBreakdown: SubtopicBreakdown_dd.Selected.Result
}
);

// THIS WILL CHECK FOR ERRORS
If( IsEmpty(Errors(DocData)),
    // ON SUCCESS
    UpdateContext({locFormDisplayMode: "View"}); // 
    Notify( "Success: Building Safety Case Report - Saved", NotificationType.Success),
    // ON FAILURE
    Notify( "Errors: Unable to Save Building Safety Case Report", NotificationType.Error)
);


// THE FOLLOWING TWO SECTIONS WILL RESET ALL FIELDS WHEN THE FORM HAS BEEN SUBMITTED

// THIS WILL CLEAR FORM VARIABLES
Set(varCurrentRecord, Blank());
UpdateContext({locFormDisplayMode: Blank()});


// THIS WILL RESET CONTROLS
Set(varResetthemAll, true);
Set(varResetthemAll, false);


// THIS WILL NAVIGATE THE USER TO THE SUCCESS SCREEN
Navigate(FormSuccess_scrn, ScreenTransition.Fade)

 

 

I don't know why but when I'm back on my home screen, when I select 'Edit Report' button, I am taken back to the above form screen and the data in the Claim and Summary boxes are not loaded whilst everything else is ?!

sudosaurus_1-1692630602643.png

I am using this Fx on the 'Edit Report' button:

 

// Get the record from 'Document Data'
Set(
    varCurrentRecord,
    LookUp(
        DocData,
        ID = varCurrentRecord.ID
    )
);

// Get the related record from 'colDocDataSP' using the ID from 'Document Data'
Set(
    varLinkedRecord,
    LookUp(
        colDocDataSP,
        DocumentDataID = varCurrentRecord.ID
    )
);

// Go to item screen
Navigate(
    NewItem_scrn, ScreenTransition.Fade,
    {locFormDisplayMode: "Edit"}
);

 

 

Would appreciate any pointers for this.

 

Thanks!



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r00492
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I experience the similar/same problem with just one SharePoint Form connected to PowerBI - I patch two fields and the changes are visible in SharePoint and in the DetailForm but not in the EditForm. All other patches work fine (using a collection) but this one does not. Refreshing the data source did not change anything for me, not sure if you tried that, yet.

 

Below the simple code I used which is causing issues.

    Patch(
    'SharePointList',
    LookUp(
        'SharePointList','1. Project number' = DataCardValue1.Text),
    {
        '3. Status': {Value: "Approved"},
        '43. Comments (used by SE leads)': DataCardValue40.Text
   }
    )
;
Navigate(BrowseScreen)
;
Set(AppDec,false)

 

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