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lolbird1212
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Auto populating text boxes from a list based on a textbox.text

Hi,

I have a sharepoint called "Matrix" in this sharepoint is a form where employees can request training, this form is made in power app and is called "Request". I have 5 Text boxes in this form and they are for personal information. I have managed to get 1 textbox called "name" to auto populate but I want the other text boxes to auto populate with data from my list called "People"

 

I am thinking I could use the "name" text box to filter through the list and populate all the other textboxes but I don't even know how to start with this can anyone help?

 

im very new to sharepoint and coding all together so please don't laugh if very easy todo so

 

Thanks 

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v-litu-msft
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Hi @lolbird1212,

 

I do not quite understand your desire, could you please share an instance of the textbox?

If possible, please tell us you what you want with some screenshots, they will help us assist you better.

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Lin Tu
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Brad_Groux
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If this form saves the user inputs to a list item, you could simply use the Get Item or Get Items actions, which allow you to get the dynamic content for list items in subsequent steps.

An example of the basic overview of the Flow could be: When an item is created or modified (triggered by form submission), Condition (If Submitted Name = Name from People List), Update Item (in People list).

If you could provide an expanded screenshot of your Flow and steps, your Flow run history, and of any detailed error messages you're receiving we could likely better assist you. Also, for the best results, you may want to review How to write a good forum post.

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Hi, 

 

Here you can see my list. I want to pull data from this and populate the textboxes(soon to be added) on my power app page.

The users name already auto populates and I want to use the persons name to search the list and only pull that persons information and populate where the textboxes will be

 

please let me know if this is do able or any other ways to go about this.Capture1_LI.jpgMy power appMy power app

Please see below. My reply to Brad should give you the full run down. Thank you for your time

I was able to do something similiar by

inserting the item list in an array inside flow, then passing the array as a variable in power desktop and transforming it into a list using split text

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