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Use selected values from a table

Overview


In this tutorial we will build an app in order to use the selected value binding from a datatable in an efficient way.
When you select a row from a table, you can use a button to open a new page with the data from that row. This way, users can edit and update that information.

Tutorial


In this short example, we will use a Label control to display the information from the selected row of a particular column in a table.

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Tips:

  • The same procedure applies in the case of entities or custom lists.
  • For a more complex use case, you can use a button instead of a label. That button can open a new page, displaying the data from the selected row.
  1. Open your existing application or start a new one.

  2. Add the process you want to use. For more information on how to use processes, see the Referencing a Process from Orchestrator page.

  3. Add a Table display control.

    • Bind the output of the process in the Data source field of the table. In our case, the output has three sub-properties: Name, Age, and Department.



    • Create a new app variable from the Selected value binding property of the table. To do so, click the Selected value binding property, and go to the App variables category. Click the :heavy-plus-sign: Plus sign and type in the name of the new variable. For this example, we will use New Field. Bind the new variable to the Selected value binding property.

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  1. Add a Label control below the table.
    • In the Text property of the label, add the New Field app variable from the Resources panel, type in . (dot), and then select any column from the process output. In this example, we will select Name.
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Additional information:

The Label control will display the selected row from the configured column in run-time (in our case, the Name column).

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Use selected values from a table


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