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Set the Default of the Content Type Drop Down

I am attempting to use the Content Type DDL and the Navigate functions to transition between screens.  Each screen has the Content Type DDL in it but I need each of those cards to default to the name of the content type they are for.


How do I get a DDL to default to a specific value?  I'm not sure if I'm supposed to default to datacard somewhere or the datacardvalue.  I'd think datacardvalue.

For the datacardvalue I have tried using the default field.  If I use text it gives the error :  "Expected Record Value".  I figure this is because its a DDL and the values are Id,Value pair.  


I'm just struggling with how to get the default value.  I just keep getting errors.  I'm not sure the syntax I need.


Could anyone demonstrate how to default the value?




Super User III
Super User III


You must be using a Combobox instead of a Dropdown control.  A Combobox requires a record as input whereas a Dropdown requires a value (text, number, etc.) as input.


To get the Content Type Combobox to default to a specific value, click on the DataCard that holds the Combobox and change the Default property to



I don't know what your data looks like but in psuedocode it's something like this




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I'm attemtping to use the ContentType.  It appears to be a DDL.

Choices([@'QA Database'].'{ContentType}')

I was able to set the default.

I set the DefaultSelectedValue property to:


{ '@odata.type' : "#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedContentType",
Value:  "ContentType1"}


Good thinking!  I'm glad you solved the issue.

I'm still a little stuck.  The defaultselected values are showing correctly.


When I switch between screens the ContentType selected on one form needs to be populated on the other form.  


I have setup a global variable that updates whenever the content type is changed.  I'm reading that through IF Statements to navigate to the correct form.  


OnChange =
Set( CurrentContentType, DataCardValue1.Selected.Name);If(CurrentContentType = "ContentType1",Navigate(FormScreen1,ScreenTransition.None));If(CurrentContentType = "ContentType2",Navigate(FormScreen2,ScreenTransition.None))

This works but when I get to the other form the ContentType DDL needs to reflect what the user selected.  I thought by defaulting the DefaultSelected I would always get the right value but that doesn't seem to be the case.


How do I update the default value when the other page is navigate to?





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