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AlexN
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Bug? Gallery not shown when inside DataCard

Hey everybody,

 

today I encountered a strange behaviour, which I didn't saw earlier.

I embedded a gallery control inside a datacard of a form and it is not showing any content. When I copy and paste it on the same level as the form, evrything is showing fine.

 

Is that a bug or intended behaviour? I thought I read something about placing galleries inside other controls, but couldn't find that now.

 

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AlexN
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Okay,
so today starting a new day, I just thought "Just copy & paste the gallery from yesterday, which is now on the page outside the form back into the data card, just for a try." .... and now it's working. This is really strange behaviour.

So what I did was:
1. Add gallery to datacard (items property was from the beginning a sharepoint list and directly set in the gallery) -> did not show anything

2. Copy & Paste the gallery on the page -> Everything works

3. Copy & Paste into datacard -> doesn't work

4. Leave the gallery outside the form

5. Close app & Open app

6. Copy & Paste the gallery into the data card -> works

I didn't touch any property after the initial generation of the gallery... But thanks guys!

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PavanKumar
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Hi @AlexN, try this and check if it helps https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Apps-Ideas/Support-placing-a-gallery-in-a-data-card/idi-p/... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- if this answers your question mark it as verified and give it a thumbsup Regards, Pavan Kumar Garlapati
rohsh354
Community Support
Community Support

Hello,

 

This is intended behavior. Please refer to below thread for more details:

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Power-Apps/Gallery-inside-Data-Form-no-longer-selectabl...

 

Link to ideas forum for similar request. Feel free to add your vote for this feature.

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Apps-Ideas/Support-placing-a-gallery-in-a-data-card/idi-p/...

 

 

AlexN
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Okay,
so today starting a new day, I just thought "Just copy & paste the gallery from yesterday, which is now on the page outside the form back into the data card, just for a try." .... and now it's working. This is really strange behaviour.

So what I did was:
1. Add gallery to datacard (items property was from the beginning a sharepoint list and directly set in the gallery) -> did not show anything

2. Copy & Paste the gallery on the page -> Everything works

3. Copy & Paste into datacard -> doesn't work

4. Leave the gallery outside the form

5. Close app & Open app

6. Copy & Paste the gallery into the data card -> works

I didn't touch any property after the initial generation of the gallery... But thanks guys!

I am having this issue too but when i click on your link to see your posted solution i get "access denied". How can I view this?

cpadole
New Member

Just try one thing make collection of data source on screen invisible property and use that collection as a data source of gallary..

cescari
Frequent Visitor

Hello everyone.

I know it's been a while since this issue but I think I've found a solution for it that I'd like to share.
The issue is that when you are working inside a form, there is already a connection running, so it seems that Powerapps is not able to handle a new one for the Gallery control, which you have set up inside the Datacard.

The solution that is working well for me is:
- Set in the OnVisible page's property a collection with Collect or ClearCollect, for the items you want to deal with or display in your Gallery.
- Put inside the Datacard of the form, the Gallery control that you need to display.
- Set in the Gallery's Items property, the name of the Collection.

This sequence worked in my form from the very first moment without any problem.
I hope it helps you all.

AlexN
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Funny enough, stumbled over this problem today, googled it and dementia me was surprised the first link in google lead me to the question I asked 3 years ago 🤣

Hello, your solution partially work for me. Thanks for that. But in my collection I have several items and it is showing one. Any idea why? 

lol circled back on the same issue as well, I need to start documenting these glitch solutions

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