Category Archives: Canvas Apps

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 […]

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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, […]

Azure, Canvas Apps, Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement, Events, Flow, Hackathon, Model-Driven Apps, Office 365, PowerApps, Uncategorized 1

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 […]

Canvas Apps, Office 365, PowerApps 1

PLEASE NOTE : THIS POST IS BASED ON A PUBLIC PREVIEW FEATURE. The video will give you a good idea of what is currently available within the new Admin Center preview system settings within the PowerApps user interface. Microsoft are always adding, updating and improving. This video is no holds barred. If a screen doesn’t […]

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So I was busy creating a nice Canvas App using the brilliant Patch command when my records stopped transferring across to SharePoint at exactly 500 records. Knowing that SharePoint can hold many more entries than this I was slightly confused – on deeper investigation I found the little gremlin blocking my patch commands (File>App Settings>Advanced […]

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