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MaxTampa
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Prefill New Form with Lookup fields

Is there a way to retrieve and view additional Lookup fields in a NewForm similar to an edit form?

 

CommunityLU - this is a Lookup field that brings in additional fields (CommunityLU:BusinessUnit etc.)

 

I have a SharePoint list that populates some fields by lookup and also has new fields.

 

I am trying to create a new form to use the existing lookup fields with the new fields.

My SharePoint list

 

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Thanks

Max

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Community Support Team

Re: Prefill New Form with Lookup fields

Hi @MaxTampa,

 

If I understand your requirement right , you have already made the "CommunityLU" lookup column show correctly in the New Form. And it could be chosen from the dropdown control and create a new item after submitting in the New Form. But now you also want the "CommunityLU:BusinessUnit etc." also be shown in the New Form. 

 

It is not available so far in the New Form control to also show the CommunityLU:BusinessUnit etc. information before you submit the New Form.

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But notice that after you picked the Lookup column from the dropdown list and then click on "Submit Form", at the same time, all the other columns of "CommunityLU:BusinessUnit etc." will also show. Although it is just a quick glance and PowerApps will take you to the Gallery screen. But then you click on the item you just created and navigate to the details screen, all the information shows there.

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So though you cannot see them in the new form screen, PowerApps will pick up them for you. 

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
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MaxTampa
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Re: Prefill New Form with Lookup fields

@v-monli-msft

 

How would I couple the new record to an edit screen directly from the submit button.

When I create a new record, all the lookup fields will show up in a edit screen. How can I transition to the edit screen (with the new record open) from the new form screen when i hit submit on the new form?

What formula would take me the the new record?

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MaxTampa
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Re: Prefill New Form with Lookup fields

Follow Up -

 

with all the new features being rolled out -

 

Is there a way to prefill a new form with the secondary lookup fields from a SharePoint list?

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