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hughrmarks
Helper IV
Helper IV

Set variable to item selected in List Box

Can understand why this doesn't work.  

 

I have a list box named "Players".   I select one of the players from the list and click button "1", which should set the player's name as Variable1 so I can put it in a specific text box.   The formula I used for button 1 to create the variable was:

OnSelect = set(Variable1, Players.SelectedItems)

 

I didn't get an error message with that formula but when I set my text box to:

Text = Variable1

I get the error message:  The property expects text values, but this rule produces incompatible Table values.

 

I don't get it.

 

 

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Well I'm not sure what I messed up on the original but I reproduced from scratch on a test page and it works perfectly.   Thanks so much for your help!  

 

Is there a simple way (or a Community page you can direct me to) where I can learn to now remove that selected item from the "Players" collection so it cannot be selected again?

 

Again - thanks for solving this!

Hello,

Glad I could help.

When you edit an app top right corner there is a question mark. (?)
Press it and select Documentation.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/
In the search bar, type remove and click enter 🙂

You can use the remove function, in order to remove a record from the collection "Players".

Perfect.   Thank you again.

I hope you all know how important this interaction is to those of us who are just starting out.  

 

Of course hughrmarks.
Please let me know if you need anything else. 🙂
You can also check this:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/formula-reference

Anonymous
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I agree, often I find that creating a simple app to handle the issue works really good as proof of concept.

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