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DorothyBL
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Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

Hi Everyone! This is my first PowerApps project. I'm making a request form.

 

How should I make the "Attachments" field be visible when the "Request Type" field is set to "Renewal"?

 

Fields

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Dropdown List on Request type

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TIA!

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cwebb365
Level 10

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

On the Visable property of the attachment control put in If(Requestfield.selected.value = "Renewal")
DorothyBL
Level: Powered On

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

Hi @cwebb365 it returns an error.

 

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cwebb365
Level 10

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

you need to replace Requestfield with what your dropdown control is named, selected it and you should see the name on the left.
DorothyBL
Level: Powered On

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

My bad, but I replaced it with "Request Type" field name. That's the field name of the dropdown.

 

I also tried "DataCardKey8", "Request Type_DataCard1". Still won't work. Am I doing something wrong?

 

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cwebb365
Level 10

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

it needs to match the controls on the left side in your menu. So in this case, the actual Dropdown is that Datacardvalue7 , you get type ahead as you type, so it should show up as you start typing, same with the next available values (.Selected.Value)
DorothyBL
Level: Powered On

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

Still not successful. I typed in and words appear. But still don't work. Smiley Sad

 

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cwebb365
Level 10

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

Oh crap sorry, don't put If around it, just do Datacardvalue7.selected.value = "Renewal"

Past my bedtime. lol.

You can use If too but you have to add ,true,false) after it, but the above does the same thing.
DorothyBL
Level: Powered On

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

I'm wondering if I do something wrong. But still it won't work.

 

Checking the error details, here's what I got.

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cwebb365
Level 10

Re: Show/Hide Attachments Field based on the drop down field

Can you show the visible property text you have in there?

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