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Visible if a multiple choice contains a value

So I'm trying to have certain datacards for text entry visible depending on what is selected in a multiple selection drop down.

 

So the multiple choice selection lets people choose as many of the following devices: chromebook, iphone, mifi, usb, jetpack mifi

 

And depending on what all they select, I'm trying to get certain other datacards to be visible. So if they select chromebook then serial number is visible. If iphone or mifi are selected then hotspot number is visible. If chromebook and a mifi are selected then serial number AND hotspot are visible. 

 

Right now, I can only get them visible if one thing is selected. As soon as I add second choice, they all disappear.

 

Any tips?

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I figured it out. We need "Value" at the end of the formula

 

"iPhone 7s" in DataCardValue31.SelectedItems.Value

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@ngreen 

Your code in the Visible property of the datacards probably looks like this

Dropdown1.Selected.Value = "chromebook"

 

Instead you should do something like this

"chromebook" in Dropdown1.SelectedItems

 

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Awesome! Thank you so much. I had no idea that was the forumla structure for this.

@ngreen 

Yeah, its a little different when you are targeting a mutli-select field.  In this case you want to check if there is a value in the set of multi-selected options rather than equals.

Actually, wait. I thought it was working but it looks like it isn't. I wrote the visible statement like you suggested, but the card just stays not visible.

@mdevaney any idea why it isn't displaying properly?

I figured it out. We need "Value" at the end of the formula

 

"iPhone 7s" in DataCardValue31.SelectedItems.Value

@ngreen 

There must be something different about your situation...  I am curious as to why.

 

When I tested the solution I put this code in the Combobox Items property

["chromebook","usb","mifi"]

 

Then when I put this code in the Text property of a label it shows true.

"chromebook" in Combobox1.SelectedItems

  

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multiple option : 

 

get first value :

First(myDropdown.SelectedItems).Value

 

get last :

myDropdown.Selected.Value

thanks, it works for me!

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