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Helper IV

Set Defaultselecteditems on a Combobox which is content type



I am trying to use a button to set the defaultselecteditems to be one of the choices within my combobox. This works fine on all of my other comboboxes except for one. The one I am using is the content type choices from my datasources. Does anyone know how to fix this? Here are my screenshots.






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Super User III


You didn't say which specific default values should show in the dropdown so I will give a general answer...


I think the problem is being caused by having 2 arguments in your Choices function.  Choices only accepts a single argument.

Set(contentvar, Choices('Accident & Incident Database'.'Content type', "Fire Report"))


You can supply only one argument, not both.

Set(contentvar, Choices('Accident & Incident Database'.'Content type'))
Set(contentvar, ["Fire Report"])


Also, make sure the MultipleSelect property is set to True if you want to allow more than one selection.


If this does not help, please provide more info.


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Thank you. I was assuming that I had to reference the Choices of the SharePoint column before I told it which option to take but when I have tried to second option it looks to have worked.



@mdevaney  on close inspection this hasn't worked. When the data passess to SharePoint it is always taking "Accident Record". When I use the Set in the form it looks fine but when I submit it always take the first value.


Do you think this is because I am using the content types rather than just a standard choices column?


Yes, I agree this is because you are using content types rather than a standard choices column.   Unfortunately, I am not familiar with working on SP content types in PowerApps. Cat Sad

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