Category Archives: Canvas Apps

Today (3rd, Apr), one of the BIG highlight in April 2019 updates of Power Platform is released to our preview environment, called “View results of formulas and subformulas in canvas apps”. In this post, I briefly summarise its update, How to enable/What we can/Limitation etc.. *  As of 3rd, April, this experimental feature is delivered […]

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I have been ask this question very often – I want to learn Powerapps but HOW? Where do I get started? I am not familiar with Excel so how do I get started? Well, we all know there are lots and lots of resources out there but sometimes it gets overwhelming . Here few simple […]

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This is a carry on from How to create resource in azure: Cognitive Services & PowerApps Part one. So now we have the “Text Analytics” resource setup let’s create the CanvasApp PowerApp, head over to web.powerplatform.com and select apps- then import package, import the Text Analytics Canvas app from our TDG PowerPlatform Bank by clicking […]

Canvas Apps, Cognitive Services, PowerApps 0

So you’ve seen all this discussion around Cognitive Services and now want a piece for yourself – you open your computer, you down a coffee and now you’re thinking “what now”? Well don’t worry, I’ve got you! Let’s start with Text Analytics, crack open Azure (https://portal.azure.com/#home) and select “Create a resource”: Then in the search […]

Canvas Apps, Cognitive Services, Model-Driven Apps, PowerApps 0

This came in handy when I needed the user to be able to export data in a collection for  to be used in Excel. Sample App available in the PowerApps bank. As an example, I have a collection called Contacts with 3 records, this is the collection I will be exporting. ClearCollect(Contacts,{Firstname:”Charles”,LastName:”Osei”,Number:”123456″ } ,{Firstname:”Charlie”,LastName:”Bradbury”,Number:”8765432″ },{Firstname:”Joh”,LastName:”Smith”,Number:”123456″ […]

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In a previous post I used PowerApps to query Dynamics to check if a list of email addresses exists in my instance as contacts. I used the ForAll function to lookup Dynamics for each email in my collection sequentially. This worked  fine until I had to check if 500  emails exist in  my instance containing just […]

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TL;DR I’ll warn you – this is a long read! To summarise though – this Community is beyond awesome and the Hack4Good event just proved that we can genuinely change the world. The Hype When TDG announced that there was to be a hackathon in London, with the focus of it being the Non-Profit/Charity sector, […]

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App makers like us often need to test apps in an incremental fashion to help progress the app design by validating formulas, expressions, data manipulation, control settings etc. Knowing the shortcuts to test apps in the canvas/web studio will save us time! Here are two Windows keyboard shortcuts to improve your app testing experience: Alt […]

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SharePoint list forms on modern experience lists will open in a dialog side box by design (at the moment of writing this post, no out-of-the-box options are available to change this). In my opinion for non-customized forms that’s ok, but for PowerApps forms in SharePoint lists, the layout is not fine when the form layout […]

Canvas Apps, Office 365, PowerApps, SharePoint 0

PowerApps already does security trim for item-level permissions based on the Data Source permissions, but in some cases you may want to implement extra rules or more complex trimming types that are not possible with the selected Data Source. That’s when Office 365 groups come to help. Showing or hiding controls in a PowerApps based […]

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