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kgordish
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Data Pivot Table Question

Currently pulling data from a SharePoint List. Prefer not to perform advance data transformations and have to use a table to import into the Power App.

 

Is there are way to build a table or gallery looking forward the next 12 months similar to below?

I don't know if this is feasible. 

 

Current Data Structure   
CategoryEventDate   
1A1/2/2024   
1B1/15/2024   
2C3/21/2024   
3D3/27/2024   
3E5/1/2024   
3F5/5/2024   
      
      
Desired Format
CategoryJan 2024Feb 2024Mar 2024Apr 2024May 2024
1A,B    
2  C  
3  D E, F
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Kirkby
Super User
Super User

Hi @kgordish 

 

The implementation method is 90% identical to the content described in the following link.

Solved: Re: Creating a Student Attendance App - Help Displ... - Power Platform Community (microsoft....

The method of nesting a gallery inside another gallery and referencing each other is also identical.

 

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (110.png

 

1) This app uses 4 galleries. Two galleries(3,4) are placed in the gallery, GalMonths(2).

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (2).png

2)Create "MonthsCollection" that has 12 months in OnVisble of the screen. (I used a button instead, as shown in the image below)

 

 ClearCollect(MonthsCollection,
    ForAll(
        Sequence(12,0),
        {FormattedMonth: Text(DateAdd(DateValue("1/1/2024"), Value, TimeUnit.Months), "mmm yyyy"),  //presents each month
         MonthNumber: Value +1 }      //for easier comparison
    )
);

Please use a variable for the year instead of the fixed 2024 to populate other years as well

 

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (3).png

3)Use MonthsCollection to populate the calendar that displays the months of the year on a monthly basis.

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (5).png

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (8).png

 

4)Display category. This gallery is used to display event categories. It is not necessary to use a Gallery for this purpose.

ClearCollect(ColEvent,  // for demo
{Category:1,Event:"A",Date1:"1/2/2024"},
{Category:1,Event:"B",Date1:"1/15/2024"},
{Category:2,Event:"C",Date1:"3/21/2024"},
{Category:3,Event:"D",Date1:"3/27/2024"},
{Category:3,Event:"E",Date1:"5/1/2024"},
{Category:3,Event:"F",Date1:"5/5/2024"}
 );

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (4).png

 

5)Populate GalDataForThisMonth.

It is used to check whether there are events corresponding to each month from the entire event data and is hidden before deployment.

 

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (6).png

 

6) Fetches the events to be displayed for the current month from the gallery "GalDataForThisMonth" and displays it on the screen.

 


 If(IsEmpty(Filter(GalDataForThisMonth.AllItems, ThisItem.Value = ThisRecord.Category)),
    "",  // Return empty string if no results
    Left(
        Concat(Filter(GalDataForThisMonth.AllItems, ThisItem.Value = ThisRecord.Category), ThisRecord.Event & ", "),
        Len(Concat(Filter(GalDataForThisMonth.AllItems, ThisItem.Value = ThisRecord.Category), ThisRecord.Event & ", ")) - 2
    )
)
The code got longer because it was necessary to remove unnecessary commas at the end of the string like "A,B,"

Actually, the key thing is the sentence in blue.

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (7).png

 

That's it.

I hope this helps

Kirkby

(If my response has been helpful in solving the issue, I would appreciate it if you could adopt it as the solution. Thank you)

 

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Kirkby
Super User
Super User

Hi @kgordish 

 

The implementation method is 90% identical to the content described in the following link.

Solved: Re: Creating a Student Attendance App - Help Displ... - Power Platform Community (microsoft....

The method of nesting a gallery inside another gallery and referencing each other is also identical.

 

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (110.png

 

1) This app uses 4 galleries. Two galleries(3,4) are placed in the gallery, GalMonths(2).

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (2).png

2)Create "MonthsCollection" that has 12 months in OnVisble of the screen. (I used a button instead, as shown in the image below)

 

 ClearCollect(MonthsCollection,
    ForAll(
        Sequence(12,0),
        {FormattedMonth: Text(DateAdd(DateValue("1/1/2024"), Value, TimeUnit.Months), "mmm yyyy"),  //presents each month
         MonthNumber: Value +1 }      //for easier comparison
    )
);

Please use a variable for the year instead of the fixed 2024 to populate other years as well

 

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (3).png

3)Use MonthsCollection to populate the calendar that displays the months of the year on a monthly basis.

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (5).png

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (8).png

 

4)Display category. This gallery is used to display event categories. It is not necessary to use a Gallery for this purpose.

ClearCollect(ColEvent,  // for demo
{Category:1,Event:"A",Date1:"1/2/2024"},
{Category:1,Event:"B",Date1:"1/15/2024"},
{Category:2,Event:"C",Date1:"3/21/2024"},
{Category:3,Event:"D",Date1:"3/27/2024"},
{Category:3,Event:"E",Date1:"5/1/2024"},
{Category:3,Event:"F",Date1:"5/5/2024"}
 );

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (4).png

 

5)Populate GalDataForThisMonth.

It is used to check whether there are events corresponding to each month from the entire event data and is hidden before deployment.

 

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (6).png

 

6) Fetches the events to be displayed for the current month from the gallery "GalDataForThisMonth" and displays it on the screen.

 


 If(IsEmpty(Filter(GalDataForThisMonth.AllItems, ThisItem.Value = ThisRecord.Category)),
    "",  // Return empty string if no results
    Left(
        Concat(Filter(GalDataForThisMonth.AllItems, ThisItem.Value = ThisRecord.Category), ThisRecord.Event & ", "),
        Len(Concat(Filter(GalDataForThisMonth.AllItems, ThisItem.Value = ThisRecord.Category), ThisRecord.Event & ", ")) - 2
    )
)
The code got longer because it was necessary to remove unnecessary commas at the end of the string like "A,B,"

Actually, the key thing is the sentence in blue.

 

confidential_pivothowto_04 24 (7).png

 

That's it.

I hope this helps

Kirkby

(If my response has been helpful in solving the issue, I would appreciate it if you could adopt it as the solution. Thank you)

 

kgordish
Resolver I
Resolver I

@Kirkby  Thank you for the lengthy response and labeled images. I am a visual learner so it was helpful. Look forward to having some downtime to experiment with what you shared.  -Kevin

Hi @kgordish 

You're welcome! I'm glad the labeled images and detailed explanation were helpful for your visual learning style. If you have any more questions, I'm here to help.

Kirkby

@Kirkby Can you specify whether Gallery 3 and 4 is horizontal or vertical?

Completed Gallery 1 and 2 without issue.  Thanks.

3 and 4 are vertical.

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