vmanning
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Re: Lookup field data not saved in hidden panel - o365

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Ok I have found a solution without having to use javascript.

I have added a Calculated Value control to my form (I hide it using custom css). I have set name to IsBuyingDept and the formula to fn-IsMemberOfGroup(Buying Department). Note that you can't use a reference to add this formula, you have to type it in, but it works and will set the value to true if the user is a member of the Buying Department group, and false if he is not.

Then I've added the following rule to my panel to hide it if the user is not a member of the buying department:

And now the value in the supplier drop down (that is inside the panel so hidden to non members) is preserved if a non member saves the form.

A bit of a long way round but it works :-)

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