We're using managed metadata to tag files in a document library. The SharePoint taxonomy picker is a major point of friction for a few of our employees and they would prefer to use drop downs. In fairness to them i do sympathise, it's a throwback to SharePoint 2010 still now.
Powerapps by default provides dropdowns for managed metadata so my solution at present is this:
1. I have created a custom json formatted column that links from the document library to a powerapp form in a separate window. using this link to reference the selected file in the doc lib:
2. The user can pick the metadata in the new browser window and apply it in the powerapp and it applies to the file. The app is set by default to open in the "Edit" screen.
Ideally the users would like to be able to complete this process in one window, so i have made a new SharePoint modern page which consists of the document library webpart and an embed webpart that is connected to the document library.
I have tried several different ways to send the document ID to the PowerApp through the embed code but have drawn a blank and am not finding anything useful in my searching. See below:
I have no problem embedding the power app in a sharepoint page - i cannot connect the powerapp to the list on the same page so the powerapp can be used to edit it in context..... I've put my example in my original query.
Yes i've seen this page but it doesn't address my query.