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Set variable not working

Hi, 

 

I am working on my first PowerApp, I have never done anything like this before so I am trying to learn as I go along. 

 

I am trying to pass details from a form onto the next page through variables. I already had this working, but I have had to revisit it and add another variable. 

 

The OnSelect. of the form contains: 

 

Set({selectedIssueNO : ThisItem.TicketKey, selectedSubject : ThisItem.Subject, selectedDescription : ThisItem.Description, selectedAssignedTo2 : ThisItem.AssignedTo}) ; UpdateContext({selColor : RGBA(255, 0, 0, 1)}) 

 

This was working at first, but now when I have tried to add another variable PowerApps is not picking up the new variable. 

 

Set({ selectedIssueNo : ThisItem.TicketKey , selectedSubject : ThisItem.Subject , selectedDescription : ThisItem.Description , selectedAssignedTo : ThisItem.AssignedTo}) 

 

The last variable 'selectedAssignedTo' will not set, and I can't figure out why. 

 

I have added a label on the same screen and set the text as 'selectedAssignedTo' but the variable is not appearing in the list, and coming back with a 'Name isn't valid' error. 

 

Any help would be appreciated, I have been scratching my head over this for a while. 

 

 

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Re: Set variable not working

Hi @Tyrrell94,

Does the first formula that you provided work well within your app?

 

Based on the formula that you provided, I think there is something wrong with the Set function within the formula that you provided.

The standard formula format of the Set function as below:

Set( VariableName, Value )

On your side, you should modify your formula within the OnSelect property of a Button control  (or other controls) as below:

Set(
CurrentRecord,
{
selectedIssueNO : ThisItem.TicketKey,
selectedSubject : ThisItem.Subject,
selectedDescription : ThisItem.Description,
selectedAssignedTo2 : ThisItem.AssignedTo
}
);
UpdateContext({selColor : RGBA(255, 0, 0, 1)})

If you want to reference the selectedAssignedTo2 property, you should type the following formula (e.g. Set Text property of a Label control to following):

CurrentRecord.selectedAssignedTo2

More details about the Set function within PowerApps, please check the following article:

Set function

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Community Support

Re: Set variable not working

Hi @Tyrrell94,

Does the first formula that you provided work well within your app?

 

Based on the formula that you provided, I think there is something wrong with the Set function within the formula that you provided.

The standard formula format of the Set function as below:

Set( VariableName, Value )

On your side, you should modify your formula within the OnSelect property of a Button control  (or other controls) as below:

Set(
CurrentRecord,
{
selectedIssueNO : ThisItem.TicketKey,
selectedSubject : ThisItem.Subject,
selectedDescription : ThisItem.Description,
selectedAssignedTo2 : ThisItem.AssignedTo
}
);
UpdateContext({selColor : RGBA(255, 0, 0, 1)})

If you want to reference the selectedAssignedTo2 property, you should type the following formula (e.g. Set Text property of a Label control to following):

CurrentRecord.selectedAssignedTo2

More details about the Set function within PowerApps, please check the following article:

Set function

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

View solution in original post

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Re: Set variable not working

Hi Kirs, 

 

You had been right, I just had the syntax wrong. 

 

I have now changed it to the following and it works fine. 

 

Set(selectedAssignedTo , ThisItem.AssignedTo) 

 

Thanks for your response! 

 

Regards,

Andrew

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