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Change Font Color

I am still learning and could use some help. 


I have a drop down that indicates if an item is Average, Below Average or Above Average.  I would like the display text (color) of the drop down to be red if the user selects Below Average.  I am using a sharepoint list and have already set my list to display these items in red, but I would also like to have those fields be red when someone edits/enters the powerapp form.  


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Impactful Individual
Impactful Individual

Almost there, you are just missing a . between Selected and Value, it should be Selected.Value


And you will want to put it on the HoverColor property, as well as set the HoverFill to White.


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Impactful Individual
Impactful Individual

Select the color property of the dropdown and set it to 

If(Dropdown1.Selected.Value = "Below Average", Red, Black)

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Could you give more detail on what dropdown1 would refer to?


Ex. - Would it be DataCardValue20 or my item name -  choices([@mylistname].Rating)  


I've tried the above with no success

Impactful Individual
Impactful Individual

Yes, it would be whatever the dropdown name on your datacard is, not the datacard itself. Set the color property on that.

I feel like an idiot but where do I find the dropdown name?  

Impactful Individual
Impactful Individual

It's okay.

The names of your controls on the tree view on the left:

Annotation 2019-12-31 103017.png

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Screenshot attached - should I assume that the name would be DataCardValue20?  That was my initial assumption but is does not work.

Impactful Individual
Impactful Individual

Can you take a screenshot of the dropdown on your app and what you want it to be?

Sorry, rereading your question I think I get what you want now. You want something like this?

Annotation 2019-12-31 104626.png

If which case, set the HoverFill to White and use the formula on the HoverColor property.

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Where is the drop down? inside the form or outside the form?

Do you mean you want the display text of dropdown to be red when the selected item is Below Average or the form is in edit mode?

If so, you need to modify the Color property as below:


If(DataCardValue20.Selected.Value="Below Average" Or FormName.Mode=FormMode.Edit Or FormName.Mode=FormMode.New,Red,Black)






The steps that the user's are describing is as follows.


In the form select the data card on which you want to implement the functionality.

In the below image I wanted to implement the functionality on the drop down DROPPING I have selected the same.


Drop down selectionDrop down selection


Once you select this on the right hand side, you will see the name dropdown you have selected with options properties, advanced.




On the advanced tab, if you scroll down a little you will see the design part for the drop down and in that look for option Color




Here you can specify the condition shared by @v-siky-msft  and you will be able to see the options in different colors based on the condition.


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