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Deploying Power Fx custom Command Bar buttons via Solution

Hello,

 

I've built a Model-Driven application and added custom Command Bar buttons for multiple "Main Grids" with Power Fx via the Modern Designer.

 

I deploy the Model-Driven application using a solution. As custom Command Bar buttons are created inside a Component Library, I've added it to my solution containing my Model-Driven application.

 

When I export my solution as Managed and import it into my target environment, I can't see the custom Command Bar buttons. When editing the app using the Modern Designer, I also can't see them where I have added them.

 

Am I missing a step to deploy my Command Bar buttons using a solution ?

 

Also, how do I manage translations of my Command Bar buttons labels ? I can't find them when I export the translations of my solution.

 

Thanks for your help

 

Rémi

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Finaly found the solution : it seems that when I created the Command Bar actions, they were not added by default to the solution. I forced the addition of the command bar button to my solution by adding again the table host of the button to the solution and just selected the action.

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l finally got it !

I think my solution might be in a weird state at some point. 


What I did to make it work :

 

- Remove all custom command buttons I added to my model-driven app

- Making sure the Component Library that hosts the command bar buttons code is already in my solution (it may be the reason it didn't work at first as if I remember well, I had to manually add it after I created all the buttons)

- Creating again all my command bar buttons 

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Hi, did you find a solution to this? I am experiencing the same issue...

Unfortunately not yet. I've to check it back again to see if it was a bug when I tested it.

Finaly found the solution : it seems that when I created the Command Bar actions, they were not added by default to the solution. I forced the addition of the command bar button to my solution by adding again the table host of the button to the solution and just selected the action.

Still struggling with that issue...

 

Now, my command bar button is displayed. However, when I click on it, I have an "ExecuteExpressionFunction endpoint is not initialized". Editing the buttom from Power Apps Studio, I can see that no Power Fx formula is associated to the OnSelect event of my button (whereas there is definitely one in my DEV environment).

 

Looking at the "source code" of the solution, in the definition of my command bar button (appaction.xml file in the solution ZIP file), I can see a reference to the ID of the Component Library that should host the button formula. As we can imagine, this ID is from the source environment and won't match the target environment as the solution import process will generate a unique id for the component library during the first import.

 

So, for now, I really don't understand how we can deploy a command bar button to a target environment in a Managed way.

 

Any idea ? 🙂

l finally got it !

I think my solution might be in a weird state at some point. 


What I did to make it work :

 

- Remove all custom command buttons I added to my model-driven app

- Making sure the Component Library that hosts the command bar buttons code is already in my solution (it may be the reason it didn't work at first as if I remember well, I had to manually add it after I created all the buttons)

- Creating again all my command bar buttons 

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