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Design advice and question about adding an entry to SharePoint from PowerApp (Allow fill in choice)

Hello,

I have an app that has 20 drop down fields, each pull from a unique column. I feel like it might have been recommended to me to set these up this way, but I don't remember what the reasoning was.  What would the cons be of having one source column that these pull from using a lookup column.  The problem is the trainers want to be able to ad-hoc add entries from this app and have them save back to SharePoint.  Can you give me some advice, please?

 

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@trishmalloy 

 

Would recommend instead a Gallery for this. For ad hoc entry would recommend a Form to submit the new entry.

 

The design here may be fine depending on the use case but it could present maintenance and user interface issues long term.

 

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Would recommend a Gallery for what?  The drop down controls are on a form. What about the design might cause maintenance and user interface issues?

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@trishmalloy,

That seems to be many forms on the screen, right? Why not try repeating table by gallery?

Expect that, could you please share more details with your requirement? I am a bit confused.

Sik

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