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Add New Columns to Excel

I am creating a company wide IOU tracking app. Our current system is just pen and paper and an excel sheet. 


I have the app able to accept a users input, find their name in an excel sheet and add the new iou to their outstanding balance. I also have it write the current sessions iou to a column next to the total. 


What I would like to be able to do is have the app create a new column for every new day, any iou's that occur on that day would be filled in the proper dated column. The next day, a new excel column would be added and any iou's would occur and be added to the correct day.


Is this possible with powerapps? Is there a better solution?

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Hi @timl,


Unfortunately, that did not work. I tried removing the $ altogether and changing the text value to a numeric value. Still gives the same error.


Not sure how to proceed.

Hi @tfmarcomtf 

That's really strange. Could you upload a screenshot of the Update property of your card?

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Hi @timl ,


I ended up removing my data source and reconnecting it and everything seems to work fine now. 


I need to build in a few more safeguards, but otherwise the app is working as expected. 


Thank you so much for taking the time to help me through these issues. It is much appreciated.

You're welcome @tfmarcomtf! I'm glad it's working for you now.

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