PowerApps set default value based on another field from a dropdown
Updated: Mar 9, 2022
In this video, Shane Young answers the question of how to set default values based on a dropdown. By following along, you will learn to create a dropdown, and when your user selects a record you will then populate a text input, a different dropdown, a combo box, a collection, and even a people picker.
Included in this video:
set default values based on a dropdown
use a dropdown to set various input values for Patch
use a dropdown to set other field values
use a dropdown to find a default user in a combo box
use a dropdown to populate a collection from another datasource
Link to the video on Shane's YouTube: https://youtu.be/1Q8L2H8cpEo
Link to Shane's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/ShaneYoungCloud/videos
Shane shows his app and the problems you can solve with dropdowns.
04:01 Using a dropdown to set default values
By using his app, shows how to use a dropdown to set default values of a text input, drop down, and a label.
See what errors may show, and how to resolve them.
09:37 Shane goes back to the previous normal form to show more steps
Setup a gallery, a form, and unlock some cards.
Populate fields based on data from a different table data source.
Understand what some common errors mean.
17:19 Questions from viewers - People picker field
Look at how to set a combo box from the selection in a dropdown control used for a people picker and Office365Users.SearchUserv2
19:09 Use the chosen record in a Power Apps Dropdown to populate a collection
Shane explains how he does this by using the OnChange property.
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