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beniwal
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Export to excel

Hi,

 

I want to export data from powerapps to an excel file.

 

Please guide

 

Thanks in advance 

Mohit

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RezaDorrani
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Hi @beniwal 

 

No direct ways to acheive this

Your best bet will be to send data from PowerApps to Flow and create your excel file using Flow

 

Other similar threads

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/How-do-I-export-the-Contents-of-a-Data-Table-...

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/Export-data-from-powerapps-to-excel-with-Flow...

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/How-to-Export-data-from-DataTable-to-Excel-in...

 

Regards,

Reza Dorrani

 

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v-yutliu-msft
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Hi @beniwal ,

Do you mean that you want to export CDS data to Excel?

For now, there's no direct way to expot CDS data to Excel.

I suggest you two alternative ways.

1)You could use Collect function to save mutiple data at once.

For example:

Collect(collectionname,entityname);           //save entity data to a collection

Collect(tablename,collectionname)            //save collection data to the excel table

2)export data to csv file.

Here's a doc about it for your reference:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/common-data-service/data-platform-import-export

And then export csv data to excel fild.

Here's a doc about it for your reference:

https://www.copytrans.net/support/how-to-open-a-csv-file-in-excel/

 

 

 

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
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hi @v-yutliu-msft @RezaDorrani 

 

Not the CDS. I want to export the SQL server filtered data as an Excel/CSV file.

 

It seems there is a way to do it using FLow but I don't know how to do that ....can you please help me with this? 

 

I am open to the solution which involves SharePoint, one drive or flows.

 

Also, instead of exporting the file if I send it as an email attachment.  Is it any less work or its same as exporting ??

 

Thanks in advance 

 

Hi @beniwal ,

1)I'm afraid there's no direct way in PowerApps to make this.

You could also try to use collection to make this. Don't forget to connect with SQL Server and OneDrive( upload excel to OneDrive).

Collect(collectionname,sqltable);                //save data of sqltable to collection
Collect(exceltable,sqltable)                     //save data of collection to exceltable

 

I suggest you use Flow to make this, which is more simple.

Here's a doc about it for your reference:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/how-to-export-data-from-sql-connection-to-exc...

 

2)Send filtered data in email as an attachment

You also need to generate a file as an attachment firstly, which needs to use flow.

I suggest you consider send email with html text( contains filtered data)

Try this formula:

Office365.SendEmail("mail id","subject",HtmlText,{IsHtml:true})

About how to format your filtered data to html text, you could refer this:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Creating-Apps/Creating-HTML-report-and-send-as-email/m-p/195297

 

 

Best regards,

 

 

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
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