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Byronp
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Patching with a variable ID

Hi All, 

 

First time poster, Have watched a few of the tutorial videos but am getting stuck. 

 

I have created an App with multiple screens that feed the data into the same sharepoint list. 

 

My first screen records the first name and surname of a client, What I wanted to then do is set the variable to the new ID created by the button submitting the details from the first screen. Then in the second screen save to the data to the same record as created by the first screen using the variable value of the ID. 

 

For the First submit button i have 

On the OnSelect  SubmitForm(frm_open);
Set(itemIdd, Last('Initial Assessment Form').ID);

 

then on the second screen2 for the submit button i have:

Patch('Initial Assessment Form', Value(itemIdd), Frm_PD.Updates);  

 

This does not work. 

I initially had (for the second screen)

Patch('Initial Assessment Form', First(Filter('Initial Assessment Form', ID = (First(Sort('Initial Assessment Form', ID, Descending)).ID))), Frm_PD.Updates)  But that didnt work when two or more people were using the form at the same time. 

 

How can i get the second screen to save to the same ID row as the first screen so that i can have multiple users on the form at the same time ? 

 

Cheers,  

 

 

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eka24
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Bacause Last function may not be delegable as your records grows as we as reducing the number of calls to your Datasource, replace the first code as follows:

In the OnSuccess property of the first screen form set a variable:
Set(itemIdd, LastSubmit.FormName)

 

Kindly explain further, the relationship between the first screen and the second screen. 

If you want the first screen form variable on another form in the second screen, on the Item property of the second form put the variable;

SetItemId

That would populate whatever was entered in the first form that has been saved into the Datasource

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eka24
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Bacause Last function may not be delegable as your records grows as we as reducing the number of calls to your Datasource, replace the first code as follows:

In the OnSuccess property of the first screen form set a variable:
Set(itemIdd, LastSubmit.FormName)

 

Kindly explain further, the relationship between the first screen and the second screen. 

If you want the first screen form variable on another form in the second screen, on the Item property of the second form put the variable;

SetItemId

That would populate whatever was entered in the first form that has been saved into the Datasource

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If you like this post, give a Thumbs up. Where it solved your request, Mark it as a Solution to enable other users find it.

Consider Checking My YouTube Channel 

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