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johnjohn123
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The Function Coalesce has some invalid arguments

I have a sharepoint drop-down field which allow single selection, and i want to set a set a default value for this item, i tried the following :-

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but i got this error:-

 

"The Function Coalesce has some invalid arguments"

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RandyHayes
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@johnjohn123 

You must have the same data types for all arguments of Coalesce.  

Your underlying field value (Parent.Default) is most likely by looking at the picture, a choice column.

In that case Parent.Default will be a record.  Therefore Coalescing it with text will not be value, you must Coalesce with another record.

Coalesce(Parent.Default, {Value:"Draft"})

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

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RandyHayes
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@johnjohn123 

You must have the same data types for all arguments of Coalesce.  

Your underlying field value (Parent.Default) is most likely by looking at the picture, a choice column.

In that case Parent.Default will be a record.  Therefore Coalescing it with text will not be value, you must Coalesce with another record.

Coalesce(Parent.Default, {Value:"Draft"})

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

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johnjohn123
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@RandyHayes  yes worked for me thanks

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