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nvrhughes
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Embedded Canvas app wont display data from Model Driven App

I embedded a canvas app within the model driven app and am not able to get data to display from the model driven app on my canvas app. 

I connected to the appropriate data source and am using ModelDrivenFormIntegration.Item.FieldName but nothing will display. 

I am not getting any errors and the rest of my app is working fine. The field I am referencing is on the form my canvas app is embedded on and within the data source (entity). 

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Hi @nvrhughes , 

 

You are probably running into an issue where the ModelDrivenFormIntegration control doesn't fetch the entire record. So suggest using a LookUp using the GUID from the ModelDrivenFormIntegration control and fetching the complete record. I have illustrated that here: https://thepoweraddict.com/challenge-2-many-to-one-relationships/ 

 

Also, I have an entire series on issues with embedded canvas apps, might be worth checking it out: https://thepoweraddict.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-embedded-canvas-apps/

 

Let me know if this helps. 

 

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