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titawitch
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Helper III

Creating a FAQ APP by a list of predefined questions

Hi!

 

I need to create a App the scenario is:
Power App that has a list of questions. The user looks at the questions if they don't find it  then they submit a new one. In few words I am just struggling about the design or what to use. Trying with gallery but I don't thing is the case. They need to search as a google search in a text box search and I don't think that is possible Any ideas? Is quite a long list of questions and a bit of text.

Any help would be appreciated😀

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cha_cha
Super User
Super User

Hello @titawitch 

 

You were right at first:

 

Use SharePoint to store your data. Database would be like this:

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Display the questions using gallery. I think gallery is good cause one keyword can be in multiple questions.

 

Learn about Search function, so you know how to filter your gallery

https://www.spguides.com/power-apps-search-function/

 

Once you know it, you can create a button with Visibility only shown if there are zero results. GalQA below is the name of the results gallery.

If(CountRows(GalQA.AllItems)=0,true,false)

 

 


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bistek.space   @charv3n    @BisTekSpace 

thanks. I have a edit for so the formula  "If(CountRows(Gallery1_1.AllItems)=0,true,false)" needs to go to the visible property of it. But not sure what is the Item property of the form?

I test it with a button and it works 🙂

cha_cha
Super User
Super User

If you are using the form to view the selected Gallery item, then it should be:

Gallery1_1.Selected

 

But that information will only show if the display mode of the form is either Edit or View. If it's new, regardless of what is in the Item property, it will always be blank cause it assumes that you will be adding new information.


 
Just in case my answer helped you solve your problem, please mark/accept this as a SOLUTION This helps community members if they experience a similar issue in the future.

 
bistek.space   @charv3n    @BisTekSpace 

I just need to add a question, that means that when the condition is met the question datacard should be visible. 

If is based in selected item does not work for me. Are there any works around for that?

 

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