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ajennings1
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Search Gallery by first letter in Title

I have a standard gallery with a number of items. Each item has a title, in this case the Project Title. If I take the default search function from the default app and try to search for an item, in seems to filter based of both words.

For example,  if i have the items with the titles:

"Project One"

"Project Two"

"Project Three"

then I type into the search box the letter 'o', the first gallery item will appear because the second word in it starts with the letter 'o'. 

Instead, I want to search items based of the very first letter, so if i typed in 'o', no records will appear as they all start with 'P'.

 

Thanks.

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Hey!

 

Please refer to the screenshot below. 

 

MicrosoftTeams-image (7).png

 

The expression used is: 

 

Filter(["Project One","Project Two","Troject 3"],StartsWith(Value,TextInput1.Text))


["Project One","Project Two","Troject 3"]
It is just a sample list, please input your data source directly.

 

Hope this helps!

 

Thanks, 

 

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

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v-yuxima-msft
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Hi @ajennings1 

 

As  @yashag2255 's suggestion, you can use Startswith function to achieve that.

Gallery4.Items=Filter(test,StartsWith(Title,TextInput1.Text))  (Gallery4 and Textinput1 is the control name as next screen on my side)

startswith1.PNG

 

Check:

startswith.gif

 

More information:

function-startswith

 

Hope this could be helpful.

 

Best Regards.

Yumia

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3 REPLIES 3

Hey!

 

Please refer to the screenshot below. 

 

MicrosoftTeams-image (7).png

 

The expression used is: 

 

Filter(["Project One","Project Two","Troject 3"],StartsWith(Value,TextInput1.Text))


["Project One","Project Two","Troject 3"]
It is just a sample list, please input your data source directly.

 

Hope this helps!

 

Thanks, 

 

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

v-yuxima-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @ajennings1 

 

As  @yashag2255 's suggestion, you can use Startswith function to achieve that.

Gallery4.Items=Filter(test,StartsWith(Title,TextInput1.Text))  (Gallery4 and Textinput1 is the control name as next screen on my side)

startswith1.PNG

 

Check:

startswith.gif

 

More information:

function-startswith

 

Hope this could be helpful.

 

Best Regards.

Yumia

@v-yuxima-msft@yashag2255 ,

 

Thank you both for your replies! All working now. Just got confused with Search and Filter. It's odd how the template PowerApp doesn't implement this method.

 

Thanks again.

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