cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Highlighted
Community Champion
Community Champion

Best solution for pdf storage?

Hi all.

I have a few thousand pdf files of invoices with associated metadata (i.e. vendor, invoice amount etc.)

What is the best solution for storing those invoices and associated metadata and to be able to edit the metadata within PowerApps?

I am currently using SharePoint but this has its limitations, something on Azure would be ideal.

4 REPLIES 4
Highlighted
Community Support
Community Support

Re: Best solution for pdf storage?

Hi @Meneghino,

 

Would it be possible to store those files into Azure Files, or Azure Blob storage?

Desiding when to use Azure Blobs, Azure Files, or Azure Data Disks

 

Regards,

Michael

 

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Highlighted
Community Champion
Community Champion

Re: Best solution for pdf storage?

Hi @v-micsh-msft

Yes, absolutely no problem to use Azure, I am a big fan.

But how do I then integrate it with PowerApps?  And by the way, I still need to retain the ability to limit access to the files, so cannot make all files public.

 

Highlighted
Community Support
Community Support

Re: Best solution for pdf storage?

Hi @Meneghino,

 

Within PowerApps only, it is available to connect to Excel file through the Azure Blob storage connection.

If you would like to save the PDF file, you may consider take use of the Microsoft Flow to create a blob.

Check the following information for the corresponding connectors:

Azure File Storage (Preview)

Azure Blob Storage

 

Regards,

Michael

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Highlighted
Community Champion
Community Champion

Re: Best solution for pdf storage?

Thanks @v-micsh-msft

Assume that I create a pdf blob in Azure File Storage or Azure Blob Storage, how can I then access it from within PowerApps?

Helpful resources

Announcements
Community Conference

Power Platform Community Conference

Check out the on demand sessions that are available now!

Watch Now

Experience what’s next for Power Apps

See the latest Power Apps innovations, updates, and demos from the Microsoft Business Applications Launch Event.

Power Platform ISV Studio

Power Platform ISV Studio

ISV Studio is designed to become the go-to Power Platform destination for ISV’s to monitor & manage published applications.

secondImage

Power Platform 2020 release wave 2 plan

Features releasing from October 2020 through March 2021

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (2,589)