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updating a column in share point

Hello folks 

Hope you all are doing well and can help me with this problem. 

I would like to update the content of a specific column in SharePoint. The column is selected based on a text input but I don't know how to make a data card to take this text  and update the content of the column using the editform control. 

Looking forward to hear from you!


Super User III
Super User III


It sounds like you are trying to use a TextInput to dynamically change which column information is written to (by name).  This type of reference to a column is not allowed in PowerApps.


You can use logic based on the Text in the input to Switch on the value there and then declare a column to that, but you cannot do it by reference to another object.


If I am not understanding your initial post, then let me know more detail on your scenario.


I hope this is helpful for you.

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Hi Randy 

Thank you for reading my post. 

You are right and that has been my problem. I am using a text input to try to call a column, but now I realized that probably I should use a label box instead of a text input. Does that make sense? 




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