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NurNina
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Text field in canvas apps

I have a field for user to key in and one of the field is quantity. Im using text field for quantity. 

 

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Then, I have a save button that patch back the quantity keyed-in into cds. I want to let user key in only numbers not alphabet. How do I do that without changing the field type? Like give error notification or something?

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WarrenBelz
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Super User

Hi @NurNina ,

You might try something like (I will use TextInput1 as the field name - substitute your field name for this).

If(
   Value(TextInput1)> 0,
   [Do the valid stuff],
   [Do the error stuff]
)


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v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @NurNina ,

Could you please share a bit more about your scenario?

Do you want to force the user to only type in number value within the Quantity Text Box?

 

Based on the needs that you mentioned, I think the Format property of the Text Input box could achieve your needs. Please consider change the Format property of the Quantity Text Box to Number as below:

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then the user could only type number value within the Quantity Text Box.

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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@v-xida-msft if I change the format, when I patch back to cds, does it still considered as text field or not?

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