I've succesfully built my first app in PowerApps and am getting great feedback on it... a Q&A app for a a large project that I am working on. It is based on a SharePoint List, and while it took some navigation and help from the community, I was able to get the app to do everything I wanted it to!
I am building a second app based on the same master list of questions, hoewever this app has a different audience (each app is presented to a different department in our company). In order to keep all of my questions and categorization in one place, I am feeding the app off of the same master list, but wanted to see if it was possible to "hide" some of the category fields shown in a drop down.
For example, I have a category list that includes: General Project, New Website, Customer Service, Sales. I'd like to have a dropdown list for one department that only shows: General Project, New Webstie, Customer Service... and then on my other app show: General Project, New Website, Sales. Is this possible?
Thank you in advance for your help! 🙂
You could consider to combine User function within the code, or you could also use the connection with Office 365 users.
About User function, please see this documentation for a reference:
About Office 365 users connection in PowerApps, please see this documentations:
In my case, I create a connection from PowerApps to Office 365 users.
Then add a Dropdown control, and set its Item property as:
It works fine on my side. I share the app with group members, it also works on shared user side.
And about If function, please check this link for a reference:
Hope it could be a reference for you.
I like this idea a lot, however unfortunately our department setup in our organization is more complicated than just "sales department." Is it possible to create a connection to an O365 Distribution List or create my own group?
Thanks again for your help, Mabel! 🙂
I am afraid that Office 365 Distribution List is currently not supported yet, I haven’t seen a similar thread on the PowerApps Ideas Forum, please consider to create an idea so it might be considered as a future release.
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