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Helper I
Helper I

Text label retain value in edit mode and still be editable

Hello, I have a label and the text property is set to, ListBox1.Selected.Result, which works fine but when I use the app and go to edit mode the label is blank again 

 

I have tried, a version of a formula I am using for my dropdowns in the dropdown "default" property, but labels do not have a defualt property. 

 

If(EditForm1.Mode = FormMode.Edit, ThisItem.'Maintenance Asset Description'.Value, ListBox1.Selected.Result)

 

This formula in the text property does retain the value but now the label does not change when a new item is selected from the list. 

 

any help appreciated!

 

 

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Super User
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Is the label inside the datacard for the List Box?  What is the default for the List Box?

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Is the label inside the datacard for the List Box?  What is the default for the List Box?

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@leyburn19  

 

yes they are inside the same data card, I think I am following your logic, set the default up for the list box and keep the test property on the label as listbox1.selected.result ?

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That's how I do it with controls added to a data card.  In regards to the List Box,  I make the Default what I want it to be if the default is blanks still.

 

If(Isblank(Parent.Default),"Defaulttextinlist",Parent.Default)

 

I do not use a label though,  I use the actual Datacard Field and it is set to the value of the selected item.  I make this invisible to user

 

This means that is a user goes to edit mode it gets the value of teh saved data if there is some or a value based on a default

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@leyburn19 

yeah this work perfectly, I just added the formula below to my list box default property

 

If(EditForm1.Mode = FormMode.Edit, ThisItem.'Maintenance Asset Description'.Value, " ")

 

and kept my label's text property set to 

 

listbox1.selected.result 

 

I was using a dropdown but switched to a label and a list box to have the text wrapping 🙂

 

 

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