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Advocate II

Single Line of Text Column Updated dependent on button clicked

Hi All,


Can I just say how helpul this forum is! You guys are all genuises!




In short I am trying to work out a formula that on a click of an individual button it will update a single line of text with a specific value.


From the initial screen (first attachment) each time the user clicks CAR button it will load a new screen (second attachment) and I want it to populate that text box with words of my choice. The button navigates to the screen correctly, but I need the "Acques" box to populate dependent on the button chosen.


(Each datacard will have its own button so the text can be set on the button)


I don't want to use variables.. just defaults if possible.


Hope this is clear enough. I am able to set defaults which don't change, but i'd like the text to be set manually if you like.


Thanks All 🙂 

Resolver II
Resolver II

Re: Single Line of Text Column Updated dependent on button clicked

Hi @ LauraEmberson


Unfortunately, there is no other way to pass a  single line text from one screen to another screen without variables.


If you would like this feature to be added in PowerApps, please submit an idea to PowerApps Ideas Forum:


If you use the variables, you can call the Navigate function, it also can pass the text you typed to another screen:


I created the two screens you mentioned using the Navigate function.  Default value in the drop down controllers are “No” and “10”.


Then I typed “hello world” in the Textinput and clicked the CAR button the value in the first screen passed into the second screen10.jpgResult:

11.jpgHere is the button CAR formula:



Hope this helps you.


Best regards,







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