cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
EMohaisen
Helper I
Helper I

Set text field with a value using a button (OnSelect)

Hi All,

 

Happy 2020 !!

 

I have a very simple question here, I need to be able to click on a button that will set a "Single Line of Text" field with a value.

 

I am using currently a variable to update the text field but the problem when I open again the form the text field is blank since the variable value was reset, please find attached screenshot on how I am doing it.

 

My question: is there a way to set the text field with a value that will not change when I re-open the form?!

 

thank!

 

reg

Eyad 

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions

@EMohaisen 

Agreed, we will have to write some new code here but not for the OnSelect property.

 

My suggestion is for the form to show the value from 'ThisItem.'(TEXT Temp) Request Status' until the user clicks the New Submit which changes it to "01-Sending".  To do this I would change the Default property to the following code:

 

If(
    IsBlank(VarTempRequestStatus),
    ThisItem.'(TEXT Temp) Request Status',
    VarTempRequestStatus
)

 

Give this a try and come back to the forum with any questions.

 

---
Please click "Accept as Solution" if my post answered your question so that others may find it more quickly. If you found this post helpful consider giving it a "Thumbs Up."

View solution in original post

5 REPLIES 5
mdevaney
Super User
Super User

@EMohaisen 

Assuming your form submitted successfully you should use code like this in the Default property.  Make sure 'Request Status' is changed to the field name matching your spreadsheet.

ThisItem.'Request Status'

 

---
Please click "Accept as Solution" if my post answered your question so that others may find it more quickly. If you found this post helpful consider giving it a "Thumbs Up."

Hi @mdevaney 

 

Thanks for the reply.

 

Sorry, I didn't get your solution here, I changed the default value as you mentioned, but what I should write now on the button's "OnSelect"? please find my new screenshot and also you may want to have a look at the original screenshot on this post.

 

Thanks again for your help!

 

reg

Eyad

 

@EMohaisen 

Agreed, we will have to write some new code here but not for the OnSelect property.

 

My suggestion is for the form to show the value from 'ThisItem.'(TEXT Temp) Request Status' until the user clicks the New Submit which changes it to "01-Sending".  To do this I would change the Default property to the following code:

 

If(
    IsBlank(VarTempRequestStatus),
    ThisItem.'(TEXT Temp) Request Status',
    VarTempRequestStatus
)

 

Give this a try and come back to the forum with any questions.

 

---
Please click "Accept as Solution" if my post answered your question so that others may find it more quickly. If you found this post helpful consider giving it a "Thumbs Up."

Thanks a lot @mdevaney  !

 

This works and solved my problem, an excellent idea!

 

reg

Eyad

@EMohaisen 

You are most welcome.  Take care my friend.

Helpful resources

Announcements
Ignite 2022

WHAT’S NEXT AT MICROSOFT IGNITE 2022

Explore the latest innovations, learn from product experts and partners, level up your skillset, and create connections from around the world.

Power Apps Africa Challenge 2022

Power Apps Africa Challenge

Your chance to join an engaging competition of Power Platform enthusiasts.

Users online (1,654)