Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
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.




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!


Glad I could help.

When you edit an app top right corner there is a question mark. (?)
Press it and select Documentation.
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:

Not applicable

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

Helpful resources

PA User Group

Welcome to the User Group Public Preview

Check out new user group experience and if you are a leader please create your group

MBAS Attendee Badge

Claim Your Badge & Digital Swag!

Check out how to claim yours today!


Are Your Ready?

Test your skills now with the Cloud Skill Challenge.


Demo Extravaganza is Back!

We are excited to announce that Demo Extravaganza for 2021 has started!

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (91,362)