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ppei
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Require to fill out all form fields before saving a SharePoint Custom form

I have a SharePoint custom form. I'd like our users to fill out all the information before saving the form, but I could not see the option to do it because the Save button is not in the form. Anybody have any ideas how to do this?

 

Thanks in advance.

 

 Pei Pei

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ppei
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Re: Require to fill out all form fields before saving a SharePoint Custom form

Thank you for your reply. Yes. That's an option but it will not work in my form. Sorry. I didn't make it clear what kind of form I am working on. My form has three parts. Each part has to be filled out by the assoicated party. So I cannot make all the fields are required field. If I do, the first party will have to fill out everything. The form is a new employee orientation checklist. It works this way - first part, HR fills out the information (employee name and supervisor name); second part, supervisor fills the second part (checklist) and sign the form; third part, emplyee signs the form.

 

I appreciate your help.

 

Pei Pei

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Re: Require to fill out all form fields before saving a SharePoint Custom form

Hi @ppei

 

You should be able to set the 'required' setting for each of the columns within Sharepoint - the App will be able to detect this natively and will not allow the user to submit without filling in all of the required fields.

 

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@iAm_ManCat




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ppei
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Re: Require to fill out all form fields before saving a SharePoint Custom form

Thank you for your reply. Yes. That's an option but it will not work in my form. Sorry. I didn't make it clear what kind of form I am working on. My form has three parts. Each part has to be filled out by the assoicated party. So I cannot make all the fields are required field. If I do, the first party will have to fill out everything. The form is a new employee orientation checklist. It works this way - first part, HR fills out the information (employee name and supervisor name); second part, supervisor fills the second part (checklist) and sign the form; third part, emplyee signs the form.

 

I appreciate your help.

 

Pei Pei

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ppei
Level 8

Re: Require to fill out all form fields before saving a SharePoint Custom form

I have found a workaround for this issue. The PowerApps datacard has a Required property. I set conditional formatting for ths property so that it'll become a required control only after certain fields have been filled out in the first or second part of my form.

 

If anyone has any other ideas, I would like to try.

 

Pei Pei

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