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OB11
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Cannot add form to datacard

When I select a datacard, click Insert and select Forms > Edit, the form is placed on top of the screen, not inside the datacard.   If I try and cut/paste the form into the datacard, pasting does nothing.

 

This started occurring yesterday, regardless of whether its existing canvas app or a new one. The issue occurs across browsers (firefox/chrome) and computers - logging in/out, force refresh, clearing cache, etc.   

 

I have previously been able to do this without issue; I have other screens in my apps where I have forms placed within a datacard.

 

Can anyone replicate or provide any suggestions on why this no longer works? 

 

 

 

 

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I have managed you need to add Container inside the scrollable then add the form it will accept 
check here I have attached an sample app  

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Ramole
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@OB11 
Your question is not clear please give more info also screenshot will be helpful 

 

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OB11
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@Ramole I will detail the steps for you:

  1. In a new or existing power app, create a new scrollable screen:
    OB11_0-1646117506984.png
  2. Select the data card
  3. Click Insert > Forms > Edit
    OB11_1-1646117536911.png

     

  4. You will see that the Edit form as not been inserted into the data card you selected:
    OB11_3-1646117588051.png
    The edit form should be inside the data card - the tree view should list it under 'DataCard2', not directly under 'Screen1'
  5. Other items can be added to the datacard and can only be moved within said card - note they are correctly listed under 'DataCard2'
    OB11_4-1646117832707.png

 

 

OB11
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Here is an example of a form that has been added to a data card - this is one I created on Sunday before the above issue started:

 

OB11_5-1646118103241.png

You can see the form is correctly located inside datacard_General_4. The form cannot be moved outside of the data cards dimensions

 

Do you know why this behaviour has changed and seemingly not possible anymore?

 

@OB11 
Just checked and seen a user already requested to be added and you can vote this link 
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Apps-Ideas/Insert-Gallery-and-Forms-component-into-Scrolla... 

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@OB11 
I have managed you need to add Container inside the scrollable then add the form it will accept 
check here I have attached an sample app  

Thank you
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OB11
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Thanks

 

I don't understand why I've been able to add forms to scrollable screens for over a year without issue and now suddenly I have to use containers, despite my other screens never needing them.  I suppose I will have to do that from now on. 

 

@OB11 
I have never added before but this will solve your issue also I have added an 2 sample App for you to see how i have done, 

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Does my solution work for you ?

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