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sohnsat
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PowerBI PowerApps Write-Back Via Hierarchy Selections In PowerBI Visuals

Hi,

 

I have connected a Powerapps app to an excel table in OneDrive. The file contains a hierarchy starting with products and markets. I want users to be able to make decisions (notes) and write back to the data file. The trick is that I want it to scale based on where they are selecting in the hierarchy. So for example, if a customer has a region/product selected and enteres a note, I want all records that have that region/product to receive that note. If a user then decides to make more granular decisions (notes) at the market/product level underneath that region/product, then it overwrites any existing decisions there with the new ones.

 

Is Powerapps capable of doing that?

 

Steven

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Re: PowerBI PowerApps Write-Back Via Hierarchy Selections In PowerBI Visuals

Hi @sohnsat ,

Do you want to update  product with new note and then update all the same product with this note?

If so, I suggest you try UpdateIf function.

 

I've made a similar test for your reference:

1)insert a drop down, a textinput and a button.

2)Set the drop down's Item: tablename

                                     Value: product name

3)Set the button's OnSelect: 

UpdateIf(tablename, product name=drop down1.Selected.product name,{notefield:textinput1.Text})

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Here's a doc about this function for your reference:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/function-update-updateif

 

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
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