Create and Control Lookup Lists in a LightSwitch Application

Using this article you can create and control Lookup Lists in a LightSwitch Application.


Create and Control Lookup Lists in a LightSwitch Application step by step :

In the last article, I discussed about the data format in LightSwitch, Sort and filter in LightSwitch, Master details in  LightSwitch, a parameter in  LightSwitch. Now in this article, I will tell you Create and lookup lists in LightSwitch Application.

Step 1. Open the product table->Add property (IsDiscontinued)->Type (Boolean)->Go to properties->Write display name(IsDiscontinued2).

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Step 2. Now add query->Change query name (CurrentProducts)->Select source (SoretedProducts).

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Step 3. Add filter (where IsDiscontinued is False).

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Step 4. Click OrderHeaderDetail screen->Add data item->Click query->Select current products->Ok.

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Step 5. Now go to product properties->Select choices (CurrentProducts).

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Step 6. Again add data item->Click query->Select ProductWithoutDesc->Ok.

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Step 7. Now click Product->Add Modal Window Picker.

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Step 8. Run Application->Click editable product grid->Open any product->Check IsDiscontinued->Ok->Save.

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Step 9. Now open any customer->Click date.

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Step 10. Select any product->Then search product->Ok.

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Summary

Using this article one can Create and Control Lookup Lists in a LightSwitch Application. When we check the IsDiscontinued checkbox in the edit product, it means that product will not show in the product name when you will do search.