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DropDown/ComboBox/DatePicker Chevron/Icon Color/Fill/Background property name inconsistency

Please be so kind as to read my full post before responding.
Thank you for your consideration.

As far as I know, practically everything in PowerApps uses Color for the Foreground Color (e.g. Text, Icon Shape) and Fill for the Background Color (e.g. actual Background, empty space up to the border of a control/icon/label...).
Icons also use this same logic/scheme.

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In my mind, to my own logic, the Chevron used in Combo box/Drop down controls is just and embedded icon and should use the same logic.

But, in PowerApps, these Chevrons use a different logic, and Fill is used for the Foreground color (icon shape), and Background for the Background Color

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This inconsistency is confusing and annoying me.

 

Is there an actual logic behind Chevrons using a different scheme of property naming than, as far as I know, everything else?

I am guessing that I will have to submit an Idea for this.

Session ID: efbb1bbd-36dc-49ca-a0f5-293a28367ada
PowerApps 3.19052.19

Edit: same thing for DatePicker with IconFill and IconBackground

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I changed the title to reflect this as well.

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Re: DropDown/ComboBox Chevron Color/Fill/Background property name inconsistency

Hi @SaWu ,

 

I just tested and got the same result. It seems that this is by design behavior and you might need to add a new idea in PowerApps idea forum here:
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/idb-p/PowerAppsIdeas

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
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Impactful Individual
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Re: DropDown/ComboBox Chevron Color/Fill/Background property name inconsistency

Thanks Mona (@v-monli-msft),
I submitted an idea
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/Please-use-consistent-property-names-Fix-Color-F...
If you happen to get to know how or why someone "design"ed the property names in this particular deviating way: I would like to know.
Thanks,
    Sa.

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Re: DropDown/ComboBox Chevron Color/Fill/Background property name inconsistency

Same thing for the DatePicker with IconFill and IconBackground

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