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venka91
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Select Record from Sharepoint and Display in Label

Hi there,

I am very new to PowerApps. I have a Employee onboarding SharePoint list with Fields Employee Name, Emp ID, Department and Designation.

 

In a Canvas form, I have a text box to Input the Emp ID. When I click the Search button, 

Now I have to show the rest of the fields to be showed from the SharePoint list for the typed user. Could any one please assist ?

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Anonymous
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Ok, I'll try to explain what you have to do :

  1. Modify the OnSelect property of the search button to do something like : Set(varEmployee,LookUp( 'Employee onboarding','Emp ID' = textinput.Text)) 
  2. Set a label for each property you want to display for example Name and set its property text to : varEmployee.Name

Regards

 

 

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Anonymous
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@venka91 in a previous comment, I explained that the setting of varEmployee is done only in the search button.

I assume you already done that since you got your infos and labels right.

You don't set varEmployee again in the update button, you only do the Patch. So please remove the Set line from the Update button.

Please make sure also that you provide a valid value to the assettype column.

 

Regards

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Anonymous
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Hello @venka91 ,

 

if you are using a form in a canvas app, you should have this menu when you select the form:

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after you set the datasource, you can click on edit fields and add or remove eny field you want.

 

Regards,

Akram

 

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venka91
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No , I am not using form . I am using controls . I just want to type the employee I’d in the text box and click on search button. 

this should fetch the given employee record from share point list and show the rest of the details in the label controls . I don’t want to edit them . I just want to pull a record from list and display on labels. 

Anonymous
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Ok, I'll try to explain what you have to do :

  1. Modify the OnSelect property of the search button to do something like : Set(varEmployee,LookUp( 'Employee onboarding','Emp ID' = textinput.Text)) 
  2. Set a label for each property you want to display for example Name and set its property text to : varEmployee.Name

Regards

 

 

venka91
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Thanks. Now I have another requirement. The EMP ID which I selected from SharePoint list, I want to update few more fields with User Input.

 

Example :  Onboarding Team, Enters the EMP ID and fetch the details from SharePoint List.

Now they want to Update the Fields like there cost Centre, and the Employment History details. Could you please guide me how do I do this. I tried using Patch function, but it is not updating the addition controls (text box values) to the SharePoint list.

Anonymous
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Use something like Patch( 'Employee onboarding', varEmployee,{field1:value1,field2:value2,...})

where varEmployee is the one you saved the result of the first lookup. Hope this helps

 

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venka91
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Yeah, But I see varEmployee is unrecognized by PowerApps in my canvas screen. I have declared this under "Apps" section.

Anonymous
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could you please share images of where you declared and set varEmployee and where you are trying to do the patch? thank you

venka91
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Ok sure.

Anonymous
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@venka91 in a previous comment, I explained that the setting of varEmployee is done only in the search button.

I assume you already done that since you got your infos and labels right.

You don't set varEmployee again in the update button, you only do the Patch. So please remove the Set line from the Update button.

Please make sure also that you provide a valid value to the assettype column.

 

Regards

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