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Data table and Gallery not returning Values from a Lookup Dropdown

Hello Forum,


I'm having issues with a Data table not returning the values that were selected in DropDowns.  Instead of the Employee Name it is returning a long string of numbers and text in the Data table so it appears to be storing values of what was selected.  Also the Gallery is not displaying the Employee Name nor Inventory Asset Name.  There are red squiggly lines under the labels and neither field is showing up as selectable fields to display in the Gallery?  The last issue is the Date Only field not working properly and it is displaying time selectors.  Why is it displaying time selectors when I chose Date Only for the Data type?



1- Employee

2- Inventory

3- Inventory Map



1- Employee ID, displaying First and Last Name in the DropDown

2- Inventory ID, displaying the Asset Name in the DropDown

3- Option set, Assigned, Removed, Deactivated



1- Data table not displaying the selected values from none of the three DropDowns, instead it is displaying a long string of text and numbers

2- Gallery not displaying the Employee ID or Inventory ID, they are also not shown as selectable fields to display in the Gallery?

3- Date Only field showing up with time selectors and not working properly.


Am I missing some steps somewhere?  I'm new to PowerApps and am learning quickly so I apologize if these are simple fixes that I'm just not getting.  Thank you.


I attached an image of my Form, Gallery and Data table.

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Re: Data table and Gallery not returning Values from a Lookup Dropdown

Hi, Can you provide details of the formula which you are using to display data in the datatable. Regards, Pavan Kumar Garlapati
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Re: Data table and Gallery not returning Values from a Lookup Dropdown

Hi Pavan,


I actually now use Galleries instead of datatables to display data.


The lookup formula I use for a Gallery Lookup:


LookUp('[dbo].[Folder_tbl]', Folder_x0020_ID = ThisItem.'Folder ID',Folder_x0020_Name)

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