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RickBr
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Currency format while typing in PowerApps

Hello!

 

Is there an way to have the currency format (like US$) while typing the value/price in PowerApps app?

 

We found an way, in the KB, to formar the field in the exibition (after input), but users get confused when typing the numbers in PowerApps forms.

 

Thanks in advance.

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v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @RickBr,

 

Do you want to format the value as currency format ($) when you type value/price in TextInput control?

 

I have made a test on my side, if you want to format the value as currency format ($) when you type value/price in TextInput control, I afraid that there is no direct way to achieve your needs in PowerApps currently.

 

As an alternative solution, please take a try with the following workaround:

 

  • Add a TextInput control (TextInput1) and a Label control (Label1) within the screen, put the Label control within the TextInput control.
  • Set the Text property of the Label control (Label1) to following formula:

 

"$"

Set the Align property of the Label control to following:

 

 

Align.Center

Set the Visible property of the Label control to following:

 

 

If(!IsBlank(TextInput1.Text),true,false)

 

 

  • Set the PaddingLeft property of the TextInput control (TextInput1) to following formula:
Label1.Width

The GIF image as below:Test1.gif

 

 

 

 

Best regards,

Kris

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.

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Drrickryp
Super User
Super User

Hi @RickBr,

 

If you put "$" in the Default property of the TextInput control It will stay there when the user adds the number.  You can strip the $ off when you save the data with either Value(Texinput1.Text) or Mid(TextInput1.Text,2).  The first will truncate the number by removing trailing 00, the latter will save the number with trailing 00. $$.PNG

v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @RickBr,

 

Do you want to format the value as currency format ($) when you type value/price in TextInput control?

 

I have made a test on my side, if you want to format the value as currency format ($) when you type value/price in TextInput control, I afraid that there is no direct way to achieve your needs in PowerApps currently.

 

As an alternative solution, please take a try with the following workaround:

 

  • Add a TextInput control (TextInput1) and a Label control (Label1) within the screen, put the Label control within the TextInput control.
  • Set the Text property of the Label control (Label1) to following formula:

 

"$"

Set the Align property of the Label control to following:

 

 

Align.Center

Set the Visible property of the Label control to following:

 

 

If(!IsBlank(TextInput1.Text),true,false)

 

 

  • Set the PaddingLeft property of the TextInput control (TextInput1) to following formula:
Label1.Width

The GIF image as below:Test1.gif

 

 

 

 

Best regards,

Kris

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.

Ridiculous that you have to jump through these hoops for a very mediocre solution to something so basic.  

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