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Renumber priority with SharePoint

Goal: Once the user changes priority for an item in the app, I would like to automatically renumber all the records in SharePoint accordingly. For example, if item with priority 5 changes to priority 1, then item with priority 1 should become 2, item 2 should become priority 3, etc. 

 

Right now the priority control is a textbox. 

 

Thank you for all the help! 

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hi @Anonymous 

 

please find the following; with the assumption the value in the textbox is patched/updated in the SharePoint List.

Sort the datasource by your priority column ascending for e.g SortByColumns(SharePointList, "PriorityColumn", Ascending)

 

Hope it helps,

R

 

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Anonymous
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I'm trying to renumber the priority in the SharePoint anytime an item priority is modified in the app. Hope this clarifies what I'm trying to accomplish. 

hi @Anonymous 

 

if you still need this please consider the following, where a collection will be use with 10 items. each have a priority column called "id".

ClearCollect(
    colItems,
    ForAll(
        Sequence(10),
        {
            id: Value,
            data: "Item : " & Value
        }
    )
)

This will create a collection with 10 items as below

rubin_boer_0-1654367487018.png

 

Now lets go about changing the priority ("id") of Item: 5 from 5 to 1. the expected result would be items 6 - 10 remain the same in term of their priority bu all items below 5 and higher than the new priority must slide by one space. Expect [{id: 1, data: "Item: 5"}, {id: 2, data: "Item: 1"},{id: 3, data: "Item: 2"},{id: 4, data: "Item: 3"},{id: 5, data: "Item: 4"}, {id: 6, data: "Item: 6"}, ...]

 

To achieve this lets update all the value that is less than the selected item's priority ("id") and equal or more than the new priority. once that is done lets replace the selected item with the target priority.

UpdateIf(
    colItems,
    And(
        id < Gallery13_1.Selected.id, //the gallry where the item which will be changed is selected
        id >= Value(TextInput7.Text) //this is the textbox where the new priority is entered into
    ),
    {id: id + 1}
);
Patch(
    colItems,
    Gallery13_1.Selected,
    {id: Value(TextInput7.Text)}
)

Result:

Peek 2022-06-04 20-41.gif

Hope it helps,

R 

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Anonymous
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Thank you for taking the timeout to help me with this. 

 

I tried the solution you gave above, but I'm running into an issue. I created the collection on the OnVisible property of the page where user can update the priority:

 

//COUNT ROWS
Set(NumOfRows, CountRows(myTable));

//create collection of priorities
ClearCollect(
colItemsPriority,
ForAll(
Sequence(NumOfRows),
{Priority: Value,
data: "Billet ID:" & Value}))

 

No errors here. 

After this I placed on the following code on the "Update Priority Button" on the OnSelect Property:

UpdateIf(
colItemsPriority,
And(
//the gallery where the item which will be changed is selected
Priority < BilletGallery.Selected.ID,

//this is the textbox where the new priority is entered into
Priority >= Value(Priority_Viewpg.Text)
),
{Priority: Priority + 1}
);

This was fine too. 


Patch(
colItemsPriority,
BilletGallery.Selected,
{Priority: Value(Priority_Viewpg.Text)});

This block of code is throwing an error stating "The specified Column 'Author' does not exist". 

 

 

Thank you once again for your time. 

 

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