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tshomake
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I am working on an internal Podcast application for my organization. I currently have created a Patch functionality that updates a SharePoint List with EmailAddress, User Name, Episode Click, and Time. To aid people using the app to remember what episode was listened to I wanted to change the visibility of icon to show based on this sharepoint list. 

 

Currently this is my code:

 

!IsBlank(LookUp('PowerApps Usage', Episode = ThisItem.Name And EmailAddress = varUserEmail))

 

What is hapening that each item in the document library is shows all false with this code. Based on my understanding and the data in my table it should only be showing true for the first episode. 

 

ThisItem.Name is the name of the episode which matches the Episode column

 

Once I add the AND to the equation it forces them all to the same value.

 

What am I missing?

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@tshomake 

That is not making any sense....there is something here that is odd.

Odd because you put the troubleshooting label on your screen and set the text property to a known episode and a know (lower case) email (preferably the exact on in the gallery that you have) and got an ID - correct?

 

 

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@RandyHayes 

 

Correct this is the exact label I used before that was able to find the ID. Once we add the && function then it will blank. 

 

To test it again I just put - LookUp('PowerApps Usage', Episode=ThisItem.Name, ID) - in the same label and it produced the record ID

 

It seems the issue is coming from looking at two columns

 

 

@tshomake 

Yes, it seems that way, but there is no issue in doing this.  The formula should be giving you the results exactly as needed.

 

But to be clear, you said before that with this formula:

Lookup('PowerApps Usage', Episode="put in a known name that matches a known email" && EmailAddress = "a known to match email", ID)

You got  a valid ID.

 

So, here is what we need to look at next.

Put a Label in your Gallery and set the Text property to the following:

With({itm:LookUp('PowerApps Usage', ID=x)},
    itm.Episode=ThisItem.Name & " / " itm.EmailAddress = Lower(User().Email)
)

Replace the x in the formula above with the one item ID in your SharePoint list ('PowerApps Usage') that you know matches (has the same episode title and the email).

This should show true / true

Let's see what you get.

 

 

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@RandyHayes 

 

Confirmed - Lookup('PowerApps Usage', Episode="put in a known name that matches a known email" && EmailAddress = "a known to match email", ID)

^

Got ID 34

 

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@tshomake 

Sorry I lost track on this one...

Looking at your formula, you have some syntax mistakes in it - and I look back and see that was my typo.

 

It should be:

With({itm:LookUp('PowerApps Usage', ID=34}),
    itm.Episode=ThisItem.Name & " / " & itm.EmailAddress=Lower(User().Email)
)

 

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@RandyHayes 

 

So I am not sure what happened between Friday and today. But when I opened the application today the values of all the sample codes we have done had changed their value. 

 

I went back to the original code you sent me - !IsBlank(LookUp('PowerApps Usage', Episode = Lower(ThisItem.Name) && EmailAddress = varUserEmail, ID))

 

And everything worked. I credited you for the solution. Thanks for the help!

@tshomake 

Yes...it was the notice I got that it was accepted solution that flagged me.  I looked and realized I didn't respond last.

BUT...this is great!!  It sounds like you have things working now!

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