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Helper III
Helper III

URGENT HELP NEEDED! Clearing name from people picker field using card Update, clearing multiple fields

Hi All,

I was looking for a way to clear the resource name in the people picker below. I added the formula 

If(IsBlank(DataCardValue2.Text),Blank(),DataCardValue2) to the Update of the Resource data card. Problem is when I submit the form, the manager field is also being cleared blank. I need a solution ASAP as this is a critical issue for our org. I really appreciate your help!2022-08-01_10-57-21.png

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What is your item property of the form? If you do not want it to clear when form is submitted then you need to make sure the items property of the form is set to the record.


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@phipps0218 this is the item property of the form:

LookUp(Resources,'Resource ID' = First(PowerBIIntegration.Data).'Resource ID')


This app is integrated into a Power BI dashboard.

I appreciate your help. Thanks! 

Ok perfect, after form submission do you navigate off the page or stay on the same page? What I suggest doing is on form success is add a refresh to collect the latest data and set form to edit and this should keep the manager field.

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@phipps0218 this is my onsuccess:


Notify("Saved",NotificationType.Success,700); PowerBIIntegration.Refresh(); EditForm(Form1)


I think this is what you are saying but it's still clearing out the manager field as well...

Set a variable to get lastsubmit on the on success then set the default field for the manager to this. That will work for you. I just tested this. 

@phipps0218 forgive my ignorance how do I do what you indicated? Thanks so much its very appreciated 

Set(variableName, FormName.LastSubmit);


Default property on manager field is then:


@phipps0218 where do I set the variable? Thank  you so much!

so on the Onstart of the app i set: Set(Manager,Form1.LastSubmit)


Then on the Default of the Approver (Manager) field i set Manager.Approver


but Im getting an error


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