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Michael_Anton_F
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How to set up two way relationships in lists with lookup

Hi,

I am trying to connect two list via lockup. Basically one is showing the company and one the contacts.
Setting this up one way is easy... What I want to do is that, when I add a contact with the lookup company as one of the fields -> then automatically the contacts column in the Company table should also show this contact and the link to it.

If tried several ways, but I can't get it to work in Power Automate. Is there a guide on how to do this?

I have also found an old guide that you can do this with list relationships, but the option seems to be gone in the current sharepoint version.

Thanks for your help!

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Expiscornovus
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Hi @Michael_Anton_F,

 

As an alternative I would recommend using Microsoft Dataverse for this type of data. It is honestly a bit better at relational data and the account and contact are out-of-the-box tables.

 

I don't know if Microsoft Dataverse is available in your environment? If so, it might be an option for you?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/developer/data-platform/customer-entities-account-contact

 

Thanks for the idea, I will check it out, but for now I need to use Lists. And there must be an option, I am either to dumb to find where they moved the button or it's called something else now. I can't imagine that this functionality has been removed.

anpan
New Member

I am trying to do exactly the same with no success so far.

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