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Nina2021
Helper I
Helper I

Update status when submitting form

Hello all,

 

I am building an app using Dataverse and I am trying to update the status column to "submitted" when the user successfully submits a request.

 

Here's my formula :

If
(IsBlankOrError(Form3) Or IsEmpty(DataCardValue18.Attachments); // if compulsory fields are missing or in error
Notify("Champs manquants, veuillez compléter tous les champs obligatoires";Error;4000); // then do not submit form and notify error
SubmitForm(Form3) && UpdateContext({Statut de la demande : "Soumise"}) && Navigate(Succès) && ResetForm(Form3)) // otherwise submit form and show success screen

 

I'm using update context but it has no impact on the status.

 

Thanks in advance !

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WarrenBelz
Super User
Super User

Hi @Nina2021 ,

Try this syntax

If(
   IsBlankOrError(Form3) ||
   IsEmpty(DataCardValue18.Attachments); 
   Notify(
      "Champs manquants, veuillez compléter tous les champs obligatoires";
      Error;4000
   );
   SubmitForm(Form3);;
   UpdateContext({Statut de la demande : "Soumise"});;
   Navigate(Succès);;
   ResetForm(Form3)
)

 

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Nina2021
Helper I
Helper I

Hello @WarrenBelz ,

 

Thanks for your reply.

 

I tried that but it didn't work. The UpdateContext formula doesn't seem to recognise my column. I tried with the default name (cr6fa_statutdelademande) and the screen name (Statut de la demande) but in both cases, it doesn't recognise the field.

 

Thanks !

Hi @Nina2021 ,

What are you trying to do with UpdateContext here? It sets a Variable, not a field or control value. Are you trying to change the value of your field after you submit the form?

Hi @WarrenBelz ,

 

Thank you for that info. UpdateContext might not be the correct function then. 

 

What I am trying to do is quite basic actually : when a user submits a form, the status of his/her request switches from "draft" to "submitted for approval". Then, when his/her manager approves the request, the status switches from "submitted for approval" to "approved".

 

Thanks !

Hi @Nina2021 ,

I am not a DataVerse user (this is much easier in SharePoint), but try this

If(
   IsBlankOrError(Form3) ||
   IsEmpty(DataCardValue18.Attachments); 
   Notify(
      "Champs manquants, veuillez compléter tous les champs obligatoires";
      Error;4000
   );
   SubmitForm(Form3);;
   Patch(
      YourTableName;
      Form3.LastSubmit;
      {Statut de la demande:"Soumise"}
   );;
   Navigate(Succès);;
   ResetForm(Form3)
)

 

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Hello @WarrenBelz ,

 

I think that the Patch function isn't working properly for Dataverse. I keep having error issues with it.

 

Thank you for your help !

@Nina2021 ,'

Do you have a unique ID for the record - if so what is its name?

Hi @WarrenBelz ,

 

Yes I do. It's the timesheet number. It's generated automatically when the timesheet is created.

Thanks @Nina2021 ,

Instead of Form3.LastSubmit, put (change if field name wrong)

{TimeSheetNo:Form3.LastSubmit.TimesheetNo}

 

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