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Only show when...

I have an order form (for multiple items) that creates an adaptive card in teams. I'd like the adaptive cards' text blocks  to "only show when" the items that have a qty greater than 0. Or not display if they are 0 or empty.


I'm just puzzled on the format required. The field in the designer element properties inst very clear.


Thoughts? I would need to reference a dynamic Sp list item. I imagine it would be easy enough with the right formatting 

Super User II
Super User II


Hi there - So, I did something similar with a Compose which had a combination expression of if(empty(<your field>),'',<your field>)


There might need to be a body() or items() depending on where your field is, but something like that should work.


Keep us posted.



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Yea, I have no idea unfortunately. Searching didn't come up with much. Even directly with MS. Seems like there would be a ton of potential and I'm surprised I cant find much info on it.




I have the same problem when building adaptive cards. 

I want to show a text block only if one Input.toggle value is on (true). 

I don't know how to use the feature "only show when" in that case. 

Could somebody help me?




I had been searching for an answer on how to use "Only show when", because the documentation is non-existent.  I've just started to have some luck with hiding text blocks, using the following in the "Only show when" field:  ${$root.change.NewEmploymentType == 'Full-time'} with the following Sample Data:

    "change": {
To hide if/when there is no data for "NewEmploymentType", use "${$root.change.NewEmploymentType != ''}".
I have yet to test utilizing this adaptive card in Power Automate and rendering in Teams, but I assume that it should work properly.  I'll follow up if it does not.  Just hoping this helps someone get a start with this useful but undocumented feature!

Hi @vbenkert 
I have the same problem but don't really understand your answer.

I have a choice set with id "choice" and the possible answers "yes" and "no" and a text field with the id "text". How can I only show the text field, when the user chooses "yes" at the choice set?

I would love if you could explain your solution a little bit more in detail.
Thank you for your help!

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