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Transfer settings to view form from New form

Hi @WarrenBelz 


Another issue I'm having is that the view form isn't displaying the datacards based on the value of another datacard in the edit form. If you cast your mind back you kindly helped me put this together in the edit form, which still works. Thank you!  Unfortunately the configuration doesn't transfer to the view form when reviewing list items, (the view form has the same set up as it was duplicated from the original) so when looking at the list item only half of the data is displayed.


In case its all a bit grey, Ive put the setup below 🙂


Datacard 10 is set to: UpdateContext({vQty:Value(DataCardValue10.Text)})


The OnVisible of the Screen is set to: UpdateContext({vQty:0})


There are 12 product lines which appear pending the value (1-12) is entered. 


Again, this works in the edit form but doesn't seem to get transferred.


Note: Under one list I now have 3 forms, two of them were duplicated from the original. They are for the displaying purposes of New, Edit and View modes. Is this right?  Im going by what I have found here:


Happy to post screen shots etc.


Thanks again 


@MiniMe83 ,

No games - I am trying to get you to understand your own code logic (as I have from the start). Your first post should have been something like "I have some fields with visibility set by entering a value in a box and cannot see them on my View form".

So I will put it together - several posts back you said

The cascading lines are set to vQty>0, vQty>1, vQty>2 etc

and then you say

The OnVisible setting on all the screens is: UpdateContext({vQty:0}) 

Can you see now why the fields are not Visible when you open the screen? The green box code has no bearing on the solution (the content has) - now ask yourself how can I make these fields visible when I open the View Screen?

Hi @WarrenBelz 


I cant seem to see your reply as a page 6 hasn't been made on this thread, but I did see your email.


Unfortunately I cant see the potential solution

Hi @WarrenBelz 


Page 6 has arrived...…...


I thought the screen OnVisible had to be changed to UpdateContext({vQty:Value}) but that didn't work


I thought I had to change the green box OnChange, but that was quickly ruled out.

@MiniMe83 ,

Yes - 54 messages and counting . . .

I mentioned the solution 11 messages ago (highlighted red bit)

But the green box OnChange event is triggered when a user changes something which is after the form is opened. vQty is not set until the user does this, so how can the form possibly show anything when opened? This is not a restriction in Power Apps, it it exactly what you have asked it to do. Had you put the same code in the OnVisible of the form and there was value stored, the fields should show.

`You need this in the OnVisible


so you are actually doing the same thing as entering data in the field.
For your own sake and sanity, please read this document on Variables


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Hi @WarrenBelz 


Thank you for your time on this, I appreciate your persistence!

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