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Put text as a default value in a Dropdown

I am creating a request application.

There are 2 dropdowns and both are link to different data source.

Dropdown1 links to a Sharepoint Master List that keeps all available reasons for the request and the level of importance of each reason.

Dropdown2 links to a Sharepoint List  that keeps all requests which also keep the level of importance of each request (The type of this column is "choice" including High, Medium, Low).

 

In my application, I want user to select a reason from dropdown1 and dropdown2 will change to High, Medium, Low accordingly.

My code in dropdown2.default is: Dropdown1.Selected.Level.Value

dropdown2.items is: Choices([@'Application Request'].'Level')

But there is an error on dropdown2 that it expects Record values while my rule produce Text values which are incompatible.

 

Is there a way to force this text value in to Dropdown2?

 

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eka24
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Because the second is a Combobox and not a Dropdown control, use the DefaultSelectedItems instead of Default:

Change the code to  {Value: Dropdown3.Selected.Value}  or {Level: Dropdown3.Selected.Value} or {Value:Dropdown3.Selected.ColumnName}

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eka24
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Can you show the formula on the Items property of the Dropdown1 and Dropdown2 because Dropdown1.Selected.Value  or Dropdown1.Selected.ColumnName should work.

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Anonymous
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Yes, here it is.

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eka24
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Super User

Because the second is a Combobox and not a Dropdown control, use the DefaultSelectedItems instead of Default:

Change the code to  {Value: Dropdown3.Selected.Value}  or {Level: Dropdown3.Selected.Value} or {Value:Dropdown3.Selected.ColumnName}

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