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wholland
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LookUp function not returning all field values. Monitor shows inexplicable oData $select statement.

Hi all,

 

I've got a rather complicated (and proprietary) canvas app I'm building for a client, which leverages Dataverse as its data source. To summarize the app, it's basically for tracking quarterly financial statistics, and we've bifurcated our data based on the "type" of financial data...everything is either a "Partnership" or it isn't.

 

Before I explain the issue, let me share the code in question.

 

Details Screen OnVisible function

If(IsPartnership,
     UpdateContext({
          CYPeriodPTR: LookUp('Periods - Partnerships', ID = SelectedID)
     })
,
     UpdateContext({
          CYPeriodSTK: LookUp('Periods - Stocks', ID = SelectedID)
     })
)

 

In both tables, ID is the Primary Name column, which uses an auto-generated number and SelectedID is a global variable that is set when the user selects an item from a gallery on a different screen, which navigates to my 'Details' screen triggering the above code to run.

 

In both cases, the query executes and returns the correct record. However, the second LookUp (to the Stocks table), doesn't return all of the values like the first does.

 

Inspecting the query via the Monitor, I can see that the query to Dataverse is including a $select statement and I don't understand why. The query for the first one does not include a select statement.

 

{
     "url": "https://REDACTED.crm.dynamics.com/api/data/v9.0/crd3c_periods_stockses?%24filter=crd3c_name+eq+%27PS-10249%27&%24select=crd3c_periods_stocksid%2Ccrd3c_name%2Ccrd3c_PreviousPeriod%2Ccrd3c_Period%2C_crd3c_previousperiod_value%2C_crd3c_period_value&%24top=1"
}

 

How does PowerApps decide when and what "select" statement to apply?

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