Patch > Success

I spent time today redeveloping our Support Desk app, and as I was doing so I stumbled upon someone’s suggestion for how to handle a successful patch event. In my previous post I mentioned one negative in not using Forms was losing the OnSuccess/OnFailure events and the facts these don’t exist outside of Forms.

Quite ingeniously, the person’s post I stumbled upon today suggested use of a collection to store result of a your patch command:

ClearCollect(colPatched, Patch(Comments, Defaults(Comments), {Comment: ThisItem.Comment}))

Thus, a successful patch command creates a collection with a row of data allowing us to develop our own OnSuccess/OnFailure via an If statement checking the number of rows.

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