cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
BrianHFASPS
Responsive Resident
Responsive Resident

Capture signature via pen input and upload to SQL?

I found this thread about a workaround for getting Pen Input Image into sharepoint. However it seems like it isn't a very direct solution due to storage of pen input. I am wondering if anyone has gotten this to work with SQL? If so can you share the data type in SQL and the Patch command. I have searched for this and can't find any refernces showing syntax.

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @BrianHFASPS,

Do you want to save/store Pen Input Image from an app into your SQL table?

If you want to save/store the Pen Input Image from an app into your SQL table, I think the Image type column in SQL Server could achieve your needs.

Please check and see if the following blog would help in your scenario:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/upload-files-from-powerapps-to-sql-server/

 

On your side, you should create a Image type column in your SQL table firstly. Then set the OnSelect property of the "Save" button to following:

Patch(
'[dbo].[TestBlobUpload]', Defaults('[dbo].[TestBlobUpload]'), { FileName: TextInput1.Text, ImageTypeColumn: PenInput1.Image /* <-- PenInput1 represents the Pen Input control in your app */ } )

Note: The blog I provided above would also be applied to Pen Input control.

 

Best regards,

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

View solution in original post

2 REPLIES 2
v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @BrianHFASPS,

Do you want to save/store Pen Input Image from an app into your SQL table?

If you want to save/store the Pen Input Image from an app into your SQL table, I think the Image type column in SQL Server could achieve your needs.

Please check and see if the following blog would help in your scenario:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/upload-files-from-powerapps-to-sql-server/

 

On your side, you should create a Image type column in your SQL table firstly. Then set the OnSelect property of the "Save" button to following:

Patch(
'[dbo].[TestBlobUpload]', Defaults('[dbo].[TestBlobUpload]'), { FileName: TextInput1.Text, ImageTypeColumn: PenInput1.Image /* <-- PenInput1 represents the Pen Input control in your app */ } )

Note: The blog I provided above would also be applied to Pen Input control.

 

Best regards,

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

View solution in original post

Thanks I also watched https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX3i8456YwU to give me some guidance.

Helpful resources

Announcements
PA User Group

Welcome to the User Group Public Preview

Check out new user group experience and if you are a leader please create your group

Power Query PA Forum 768x460.png

Check it out!

Did you know that you can visit the Power Query Forum in Power BI and now Power Apps

V3_PVA CAmpaign Carousel.png

Community Challenge - Giveaways!

Participate in the Power Virtual Agents Community Challenge

Carousel 2021 Release Wave 2 Plan 768x460.jpg

2021 Release Wave 2 Plan

Power Platform release plan for the 2021 release wave 2 describes all new features releasing from October 2021 through March 2022.

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (5,797)