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Nicroco7
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how to display 2 random cells from an excel Table ?

Hello,

 

I have a table with 2 columns. I need to display a random cell from the first column and a second cell from the other column.

I have no idea to do so.

I already do the random choice with a formula in excel so I only need to display it but I read that it's impossible. Maybe we can make the random choice inside powerApps.

 

Best regards,

Nicolas

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Okay the problem came from the Onedrive document. I don't know why, but even with a "gallery" style, it doesn't detect anytghing. So i import an excel document instead an excel one saved on Onedrive and it works !!!! 

 

But one last thing : I also need to refresh it. Because Once a name and a first name appear, It never change anymore. Do you have an Idea ? It will be insane. 

I guess that with a button it's easy to refresh the random draw.

 

regards,

Nicolas

timl
Super User
Super User

Hi @Nicroco7 

To refresh the random record, you would set a variable to random record by adding a button and setting the OnSelect property to the following:

Set(varRandom;
    First(Shuffle(Tableau1))
)

You would then set your label text to

varRandom.prenom

You can then click the button to refresh the random name.

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