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Entering spaces in plain text content control - Power app & Flow

DA

 

I have a power app that is feeding a SharePoint List with text.

 

Once the text is submitted to SP, I have created a flow to populate a docx file. 

 

Everything is perfect except where I have a large comments box where I want to use 'enter' to space / format the text.

 

This works in the app and is saved in SP in the same spaced format, but when flow writes to the plain text content control in the docx, all the spaces / formatting is removed to a single line of text.

 

 

Is there a work around for this please? 

 

Tia.

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Helper I
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Re: Entering spaces in plain text content control - Power app & Flow

@mdevaney

 

I finally managed it. 

 

The rich text content control isn't supported in flow when filling a word docx so I've had to create a flow work around which is working now although it gave me a headache! 

 

Thanks for the help. 

 

 

 

 

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Re: Entering spaces in plain text content control - Power app & Flow

@MarkB1977 
Have you considered using a rich text control to capture input here rather than a simple text input?  Rich text captures more data about formatting and spaces than a simple text input.

 

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Helper I
Helper I

Re: Entering spaces in plain text content control - Power app & Flow

@mdevaney

 

I finally managed it. 

 

The rich text content control isn't supported in flow when filling a word docx so I've had to create a flow work around which is working now although it gave me a headache! 

 

Thanks for the help. 

 

 

 

 

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