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filter created by

I am trying to filter the app's gallery by the current user.  I created a text box that holds the user's email address (txtMyEmail.Text).  Then I am placing the code below in the 'Items' section of the Gallery.  However, it is not working.  Would some please point me in the right direction.  Thanks!!!


If(IsBlank(TextSearchBox1.Text),Sort(Filter('Gift Compliance',Author.Email=txtMyEmail.Text,Created By,CustomerName),Filter('Gift Compliance',TextSearchBox1.Text in 'CustomerName'))


Sorry for the duplicate post above.  But here is the



Sorry for the duplicate post above.  Below is the Created By column that I see when I view the details of my Sharepoint item list in the app.Capture1.PNG



Sorry for the duplicate post above.  But here is the



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I can see that:

- Author.DisplayName in 'Created By' & the last filter

showed ! in blue. That means nothing wrong with Formula but with Delegation Limitation.


When you filter with Created By, I wish to know where is Author.DisplayName comes from?

Just guessing the comparision may not be from compatible source.

May you confirm.

Anyway just my wild guess.


Hi @hpkeong,


You are right!  I was using Author as a function when in reality I should have been using the User() function.  Author is actually the column name in my Sharepoint list.  Then I justed used the ".Email" property to get them into comparable formats.  Therefore, I was able to filter by the current user by fixing the syntax in bold below.  Thanks again for your help!  I wouldn't have been able to solve that one on my own 🙂


If(IsBlank(TextSearchBox1.Text),Sort(Filter('Gift Compliance',User().Email in Author.Email),CustomerName),Filter('Gift Compliance',TextSearchBox1.Text in 'CustomerName'))

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Hi @ramirezp


Glad that you have found by yourself the very tiny mistake.

I am just sharing my experience.


Have a nice day and Happy CNY.


Thanks @hpkeong! Happy CNY to you too!

for my case it worked, so


Filter(Vendor, StartsWith(Title, TextSearchBox1.Text ) || StartsWith(Author.Email, TextSearchBox1.Text ) || StartsWith(Identification, TextSearchBox1.Text ) )

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