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gokulnath
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Set the dropdown value in second screen

Hi all,

 

I am new to power apps. while i am developing i tried to achieve this but it is not working,

Basically we are using two screens, User select the request type in screen1 then navigate to screen2.

I need to set the drop-down (which is in screen2) based on button click in screen1.

SharePoint is the back-end system.

Any suggestions,

Thanks.

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@gokulnath 

 

Thanks for the screenshot. So because you are using a combobox instead of a dropdown, you should use the DefaultSelectedItems property instead of the Default property.

 

Put this in the DefaultSelectedItems property of your combobox:

varRequestType

Hi @Adrian_Celis ,

 

Sorry. I have already tried this , now tried once again. It is not working.

 

@gokulnath 

 

The problem now should be the lookup is not getting any record. I noticed something in your collection/data source named SchedulingChangeMgmt, what is the column type of Request_x0020_Status ? Is it a choice column? a lookup column?

@gokulnath 

 

Also please try to highlight the whole Lookup formula and see if it returns anything. You can see the attached screenshots for a sample.

Anonymous
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Hi @Adrian_Celis ,

 

That column in SP list is choice type.

@Anonymous 

Can you let me know what the button is on the first screen?  It appears in your pictures that it is in a Gallery.

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Hi @RandyHayes ,

 

Button is in screen 1 itself. I am not using gallery.

 

Thanks.

RandyHayes
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@Anonymous 

So my suggestion, based on the Image you provided:

RandyHayes_0-1616087617939.png

Is to get rid of the three separate buttons and add a vertical blank gallery in place of them.

Let's call it galleryRequestType.

Set the Items property to: Choices(yourList.yourChoiceColumnName)

In the Gallery, place a button. In the OnSelect of the button: Select(Parent)

In the OnSelect of the Gallery: Navigate(FormScreen1)

In the Dropdown in your form, set the DefaultSelectedItems property of the Request Type combobox to:

   Coalesce(Parent.Default,

         {Value: galleryRequestType.Selected.Value}
   )

 

That should give you what you want.

 

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@Anonymous 

Oh, forgot to mention...set the Text property of the Button in the Gallery to: Thisitem.Value

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@Anonymous 

Were you able to proceed with this?

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