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GreenyTina
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default and variables

kia ora

 

I have a form that displays currently selected item text as default (wanted)

Item (form) CurrentSelectedItem

Default (datacardvalue) setting parent.default

OnSelect opens a popup

OnSelect of the popup button it changes two variables UpdateContext({VAR_Status:"Pending", VAR_fill:Green})

 

I would like the default to be the 'CurrentSelectedItem' but on selecting a popup button the datacardvalue changes according to the value set by the button. I thought this would be a VAR_Status. But I cant seem to get these two working together

 

Is a 'variable' the right thing to use?

 

What am I missing here?  

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Eelman
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@GreenyTina 

You could set the Default to VAR_Status then OnVisible of the screen with the form set VAR_Status to the CurrentSelectedItem.statusColumnName.Text. That way when you change it with your button it will change.

 

If Status is a Choice or LookUp column this needs to be done differently.

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