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AlmogM
Helper I
Helper I

on hold status

Need help on the below situation

I created a Toggle Button for checking "ON HOLD" status when other Datacard value("Status" field) is change to "ON HOLD" 

I have set the Default value of the Toggle to varONHOLD

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On the "Status" field datacard value for the onChange I wrote the below 

If(DataCardValue26.Selected.Value = "ON HOLD", UpdateContext({varONHOLD: true}) );

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Now the action is working - when moving to ON HOLD status the toggle button is set to True but if I change the status more than one time the toggle button is revert back to false what I don't want to happen

 

Is there an option to set it to True and once this happen to keep it on True for good ?   

Thanks 

Almog

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AlmogM
Helper I
Helper I

it's keeping the value as TRUE not for all the Status value changes (after 2 times of change(2 rehearsals)  it's returning to FALSE)

ON HOLD = TRUE - 1st change

WIP = TRUE - 2 change

COMPLETE = FALSE - 3rd change

what's not working right?

 

WarrenBelz
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@AlmogM ,

It is being changed somewhere else - actually your original code should have worked. The logic of this

If(
   DataCardValue26.Selected.Value = "ON HOLD" && !varONHOLD,
   UpdateContext({varONHOLD: true}) 
);

is that it will only trigger (the variable will only change) if "ON HOLD" is chosen AND varONHOLD is currently false

Put varONHOLD into your Search function and see what code changes it to false.

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AlmogM
Helper I
Helper I

OK this is what I have for this varONHOLD

 

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hope this will solve the mystery

Thanks 

Almog 

WarrenBelz
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Most Valuable Professional

@AlmogM ,

It should change to true the first time ONHOLD is selected then stay true after that no matter what is selected. You can refer to itself like this

If(
   Self.Selected.Value = "ON HOLD" && !varONHOLD,
   UpdateContext({varONHOLD: true}) 
);

What you are asking for is quite unusual, but technically should work with this code. The fact it is working twice suggests a bug (not something you can fix) or a corrupt control (delete and add a new one).

 

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AlmogM
Helper I
Helper I

Unfortunately this is not working for me

is there an other way of doing that by adding any other control ?

Thanks 

Almog

WarrenBelz
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@AlmogM ,

I tested this through 10 cycles of selections and it was set to true when ON HOLD was selected, then remained true no matter what was selected after that.

UpdateContext(
   {
      varONHOLD: 
      Self.Selected.Value = "ON HOLD" || 
      varONHOLD
   }
) 

 

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I have tried this out on new list and still not working as I want but i found out something that maybe this causing the issue 

Move an Item to ON HOLD status and the onhold value was set to TRUE - checked(see below)

AlmogM_0-1681646800020.png

but when I want to edit it the Toggle is already set to False

AlmogM_2-1681646891880.png

do you know why? how can I keep this toggle button as it was last time(TRUE)

thanks 

Almog

 

WarrenBelz
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

@AlmogM ,
Assuming the Default of the toggle is varONHOLD and the code I supplied is on the OnChange of the Combo Box, then, it should stay selected on. If it is being set to false, then something else is doing this. I am sorry, but I cannot duplicate the issue here.

AlmogM
Helper I
Helper I

Thanks a lot!!!! Much appreciate your effort to tackle this out

I will continue to work on this to find the route cause of the issue 

Thanks 

Almog

AlmogM
Helper I
Helper I

Hi It's me again 

Have trying this out on a clean PowerApps form with new toggle and check box and this is working just till the 2nd time change. after that it's shown the toggle as false (flip back to false) 😞

 

Is there other option to keep this toggle as True once it change once ?

Thanks 

Almog

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