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Lefty
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lookup a different SQL table to obtain values in a ComboBox

Hi,

 

I'm stuck with the following, I want to be able to display all items from a different SQL table where the ProfileI does not exists.

 

Currently my code is this. I have a ComboBox with its Items property set to and it works :

 

 

 

Filter(
    colProf,
    ((vAllowOverrideUG = true || ProfileR = vUG)))

 

 

But now I need to only display Profiles in this ComboBox where the column in this collection (gathered from a SQL table) is called 'ProfileI', and if this 'ProfileI' does not exist in another SQL table called SQLMapping then it shouldn't show that ProfileI

 

'ProfileI' is an integer but I am displaying the text from another column in colProf called ProfileN to the users.

I tried something like this, but the values in the ComboBox do not change and are the same even with this code:

Filter(colProf,
    LookUp(SQLMapping, ProfileI >1, ProfileN))

 

Thanks

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v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Lefty ,

 

Please try this:

Filter(colProf As temp,
   !IsBlank(LookUp(SQLMapping, Text(ProfileI)=Text(temp.ProfileR)) ))

 

Best Regards,

Wearsky

Lefty
Power Participant
Power Participant

@v-xiaochen-msft 

I have been away, just tried this and I get no items being display in the combobox, and I also have a delegation warning on Text (Profille)=

 

could you help any further please?

Lefty
Power Participant
Power Participant

Hi 

 

Is anyone able to assist with my problem please?

EDIT

@timl @iAm_ManCat 
would either of you be kind enough to please be able to help me with this problem?

timl
Super User
Super User

Hi @Lefty 

You could try something like this:

Filter(
    colProf,
    (
       (vAllowOverrideUG = true || ProfileR = vUG)
       &&
       ProfileI in SQLMapping.ProfileI
    )

)

This may not be delegable, so it may be necessary to create a SQL that returns the common items based on ProfileI

Lefty
Power Participant
Power Participant

Hi @timl 

 

Thanks for coming back to me.

Yes I have tried your code and it worked, but not delegable, changing the item limit to 2, somehow displayed all the items rather than just 2 limit I had set it to, which was rather interesting.

The only modification I did to the code was put a Not in 

Not(ProfileI in SQLMapping.ProfileI)

 

What would I need created in  SQL to cater for this, would you know? 

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