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Powerapps: If combo Box 1 is equal to A then combo box 2 is set to A and disabled otherwise user cho

Powerapps is linked to a SharePoint Online list


Combo box 1:  Asset Type (2 options): IT Asset, Non IT Asset


If this box is set to "IT Asset" I need it to:

Combo Box 2: 1st level Approver ( 9 options): IT Director, Manager, Local Controller, General Manager, Field Controller, Regional Controller, CFO, CEO, BoD: This needs to be set to first option (IT Director) and gray out (disable)

Combo Box3: Approval (Person Field from SharePoint); Set to name of IT director and gray out (disable)



Any and all assistance to accomplish this would be helpful!









I got rid of the error message by updating the forumula to:


If(DcdAssetTypeV.Selected.Value ="IT Asset",(Filter(Choices(CAPEX.'Approval 1'),DisplayName="John Doe")))


but it did not input the name into the field. The field is staying blank.

You have to put something in there to tell it DisplayName I think...Let me play around with it a minute and I will get back with you.

Yeah...change it to this:


If(DcdAssetTypeV.Selected.Value ="IT Asset",{DisplayName:"JohnDoe"})



I am sure that should show the correct name but test it and make sure when you submit that it actually stores that field.


If it doesn't you may have to put a similar if statement on the Update Value for the card that holds that combo box. I can't remember if it needs both or just one.







The formula works to put the name there but it is not saving the name. Upon save the field is blank.  I have put the code on both the DefaultSelected Items and the data cards update but the value is not getting saved to the list.



Okay...the update part is a little more tricky...I don't remember having to do all this before but seems you do. You have to tell it all the fields for the update so:


If(DcdAssetTypeV.Selected.Value="IT Asset",
{DisplayName:"John Doe",
Claims:"i:0#.f|membership|" & Lower(""),



** DataCardValue8 being the combo box that is the people field so that if it isn't "IT Asset" it will put what they select.




I finally got this working:


Combo box 1: Set OnSelect to: Set(varAssetType,ComboBox1.Selected.Value)


Combo box 2: Set DefaultSelectedItems to: f(ComboBox1.Selected.Value ="IT Asset",(Filter(Choices(ListName.ComboBox2),Value="IT Director")))


Combo box 3: Set DefaultSelectedItems to: If(ComboBox1.Selected.Value ="IT Asset",
Email:"" },Parent.Default)


Then on the DisplayMode of both the data cards for Combo Box 2 and Combo Box 3 to: If(ComboBox1.Selected.Value ="IT Asset",Disabled,Edit)


Hopefully this can help someone else!

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