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Nested Filtering


I have 4 dataverse tables: "Users" , "Resources", "Project resources" , "Projects". As you can see in the images below:

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- "Users" and "Resources" have a common column which is [User ID]
- "Project resources" and " Resources" have [Res ID]
- "Projects" and "Project Resources" have [Project ID]


On my Powerapps App, I have created the following Login form and I used LOOKUP in order to make sure that user is registered under the "Users" table (or else he will get an error message and wont be able to get through)

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This navigates him to the next page where I would like to show a gallery with the project available ONLY for that certain logged in user's ID. I have tried a few things on my screen's onvisible, however it is showing me all projects not the Projects assigned to the certain user that logged in. Screenshot 2021-08-17 003702.png


How is it possible to do so using the dataverse tables I showed above? Is there any function or solution for the gallery? I believe a Filter Function would work best.
Thank you.

@WarrenBelz @RandyHayes 

Resolver II
Resolver II



On my app load, I normally initialize a variable to store the logged in user's email address.




You can either initalize a variable and use it througout your app OR can use the function User().Email whereevr you want. Basically, this will return back the logged in user's email address.


When you are filtering records, you can use this variable to fetch only those records which matches with the logged in user's email (presuming your logged in user email is the unique key between all your records in your primary table).

Eg: Presuming you have initialized a variable as explained above:

ClearCollect(coll_Users, Filter(User, Email=userEmail));

ClearCollect(coll_Resource,Filter(Resource, Email=userEmail));





Hey @Irfan

I am using another custom user's table for testing purposes so that's why I am not using the user function.

The problem is how can I add all the filters functions needed under the same gallery to display the list of projects that are related to the signed-in user (from the custom users table, and the other custom tables that have the ID relationships to the projects and resources).

Could you please provide an example of how can I combine all the filter functions in the gallery?

Looking forward to your response.

Best regards,

Resolver II
Resolver II

Hi @jennifer_lteif,


I have tried to mimic what you are doing through collections.


I have created 4 collections: User, Resource, ProjectResource and Project. In your case, you are directly hitting the datasource.







Next, I have place a dropdown on my screen which hooks to coll_Users and shows the column UserName from it




Now the interesting part. How to show the projects which belongs to the selected user from the dropdown. For you, it would be similar to which user has logged in. I have used 3 new collections to filter out my data to keep things simple.


ClearCollect(Resources,Filter(coll_Resource,UserID = Dropdown1.Selected.UserID));

The above collection will first filter all my resources from resources collection (your resource table) based on the username selected in my dropdown.

ClearCollect(ProjectResource,Filter(coll_ProjectResource,ResID in Resources.ResID));

The above collection will than filter out the records from my projectresources collection (your project resource table)

ClearCollect(Project,Filter(coll_Project,ProjectID in ProjectResource.ProjectID));

The above collection will than filter out the records from my project collection based on the values from the above collection.










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