cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Highlighted
MelindaK
Level 8

Filter SharePoint Picture Library with Folders

Hi all,

 

I have an app that takes a picture and then calls a Flow to upload it to a SharePoint Online Picture Library.

Everything's working well so far, I can successfully upload images and read them back...But of course there's a catch...

 

I can only read the images as long as they are under the root folder in the library... Once I create a new folder and upload the images in there, I can't find a way of returning them in PowerApps.

 

When I create the images I also create an item in a SharePoint Online list and I put the item ID on the image, so that my filter to get the image looks like this:

Filter('Snaggings Images', Snag.Id = GallerySnaggings.Selected.ID)

- where Snag is my lookup column on the Picture Library

 

Looks like I can get the folder, if I query based on the 'Name':

LookUp('Snaggings Images', '{Name}' = "112").'{Link}'

- hardcoded value for name for testing purposes - it returns the correct link back.

- if I change the name to one of my picture names - it doesn't return anything.

 

I have tried to use the path to get to an image directly, I have tried using the link... nothing seems to be seen from the PowerApp if it is inside a folder. 

 

Is this a current limitation that you are aware off?

 

 

PS. My Picture Library only has 20 items in it, so the issue is not caused by Delegation (from my lookup column)

And I can also see the picture if I put the link directly on the Picture control...

MelindaK
1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Filter SharePoint Picture Library with Folders

Hi MelindaK,

 

It seems that subfolders under the library cannot be detected by PowerApps. When I try to get the data under the subfolder, it returns an error saying that list not found, while I am able to connect to the root folder in the library without issues.

 

Not sure if it is a current limitation. I will help confirm this on my side and back to you later.

 

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

View solution in original post

1 REPLY 1
Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Filter SharePoint Picture Library with Folders

Hi MelindaK,

 

It seems that subfolders under the library cannot be detected by PowerApps. When I try to get the data under the subfolder, it returns an error saying that list not found, while I am able to connect to the root folder in the library without issues.

 

Not sure if it is a current limitation. I will help confirm this on my side and back to you later.

 

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

View solution in original post

Helpful resources

Announcements
Better Together’ Contest Finalists Announced!

'Better Together’ Contest Finalists Announced!

Congrats to the finalists of our ‘Better Together’-themed T-shirt design contest! Click for the top entries.

thirdimage

Power Apps Community User Group Member Badge

Fill out a quick form to claim your user group badge now!

sixthImage

Join THE global Microsoft Power Platform event series

Attend for two days of expert-led learning and innovation on topics like AI and Analytics, powered by Dynamic Communities

Power Platform 2019 release wave 2 plan

Power Platform 2019 release wave 2 plan

Features releasing from October 2019 through March 2020

thirdimage

Microsoft Business Applications Virtual Launch

Join us for the Microsoft Business Applications Virtual Launch Event on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at 8:00 AM PST.

thirdimage

Community Summit North America

Innovate, Collaborate, Grow - The top training and networking event across the globe for Microsoft Business Applications

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (8,956)