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DAVIDPOWELL1
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datacard from choice to single line of text

Dont know if this can be changed.

 

I have a sharepoint list that had a field datatype =  choice.

I changed it to "single line of text ".

Now the datacard is throwing errors.

I want to keep it a dropdown choice. but keep the sharepoint list as "single line of text" ?

Largecustomer_DataCard2 is the datacard name.

 

Dave

 

 

 

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Hi @DAVIDPOWELL1 ,

Do you change the Choice field into Single Line Text type column in your SP List?

 

If you changed the Choice field into Single Line Text type column in your SP List, the original Choice field data card you enabled in your Edit form would be invalid.

 

Regarding the needs that you mentioned, I think you want to keep the field as Text in your SP List, but render it as a Dropdown box in your Edit form rather than default Text Input box, it's true?

 

I have made a test on my side, please try the following workaround:

1. Please remove the original added LargeCustomer DataCard from your Edit form.

2. Refresh your data source, re-enable the LargeCustomer field data card in your Edit form. Then Change the "Control Type" of this data card to "Allowed values" option, then the default Text input box would be converted into a Dropdown box.

3. Set the Items property of the generated Dropdown box to proper table values, e.g. ["Option1", "Option2", "Option3"], which would provide proper options to select from the Dropdown box.

Please check the following GIF screenshot for more details:

Test.gif

 

Please check above GIF screenshot, hope it could help solve your problem.

 

Regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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share error.

Error: "this formula uses scope. Which is not presently supported for evaluation."

Default: ThisItem.LargeCustomererror datacard dropdown change.jpg

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what does if say if you put . after Thisitem.Largecustomer.

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also, where is ThisItem coming from?

 

This is out of scope i think

WarrenBelz
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@DAVIDPOWELL1 ,

You need

{Value:Thisitem.Largecustomer}

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Hi @DAVIDPOWELL1 ,

Just checking if you got the result you were looking for on this thread. Happy to help further if not.

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Hi @DAVIDPOWELL1 ,

Do you change the Choice field into Single Line Text type column in your SP List?

 

If you changed the Choice field into Single Line Text type column in your SP List, the original Choice field data card you enabled in your Edit form would be invalid.

 

Regarding the needs that you mentioned, I think you want to keep the field as Text in your SP List, but render it as a Dropdown box in your Edit form rather than default Text Input box, it's true?

 

I have made a test on my side, please try the following workaround:

1. Please remove the original added LargeCustomer DataCard from your Edit form.

2. Refresh your data source, re-enable the LargeCustomer field data card in your Edit form. Then Change the "Control Type" of this data card to "Allowed values" option, then the default Text input box would be converted into a Dropdown box.

3. Set the Items property of the generated Dropdown box to proper table values, e.g. ["Option1", "Option2", "Option3"], which would provide proper options to select from the Dropdown box.

Please check the following GIF screenshot for more details:

Test.gif

 

Please check above GIF screenshot, hope it could help solve your problem.

 

Regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
BH_Polaris
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This is the best response/solution I have ever come across on this page. I had the same issue and this helped me fix it easy! Thank you!!

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