using screen multi-select choice in formula uses label not value

sorry the images turned out huge and this article is hard to read

if you reference a screen multi-select choice element in a formula, the formula uses the choice label, not the choice value. #

choice with value defined #

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choice is used in screen multiselect checkbox group : #

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formula field references screen field #

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output uses choice labels #


but, if you first assign the screen field to a variable, and use the variable in the formula, then you get the values. #

assign screen field to variable #


formula uses variable #


output uses choice values #


feature or bug…you decide! #


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