cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Highlighted
Regular Visitor

Focus Powerapp on first field of form

Hi,

 

I have created a lengthy form. On my New form of powerapp, the focus of the form goes to the bottom or middle of form in all browsers but never to the first field. How to I ensure the focus remains on first field of form when the form is loaded? Asking users to scroll to the top to start filling form is not acceptable.

sc1.pngsc2.png

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
Highlighted
Regular Visitor

Re: Focus Powerapp on first field of form

Never mind I got the solution.

The Height of the form was set to Parent.Height-NewForm.Y. I just deleted this value and it now focuses on the top of form.

 

View solution in original post

4 REPLIES 4
Highlighted
Community Support
Community Support

Re: Focus Powerapp on first field of form

Hi @bubhat,

 

I cannot reproduce your issue. What is your data source? Did you created this app from blank? It seems that you have done some customization on the form, like the color. Can you share the related settings and formulas?

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Highlighted
Regular Visitor

Re: Focus Powerapp on first field of form

Yes I have done customizations. It a really long form with more than 100 fields..I have added colors to the rows and done conditional formatting on some fields. Example: a set of fields are visible only if the slider is checked, Nothing much other than that. No matter what I do, the focus goes to the bottom of form.

Highlighted
Regular Visitor

Re: Focus Powerapp on first field of form

Never mind I got the solution.

The Height of the form was set to Parent.Height-NewForm.Y. I just deleted this value and it now focuses on the top of form.

 

View solution in original post

Highlighted
Advocate I
Advocate I

Re: Focus Powerapp on first field of form

Actually I've used a simple work around:

 

I created a splash Welcome Rectangle. Once the App is started I set the intended Text Input Field on top of the splash screen. But I dynamically change the HintText to something descriptive like: "Click Here To Start".

 

Once this is clicked, th welcome screen disappears, the HintText in the Text Input field is changed to for example "Address" if this is an Address Text Input field.... and you can continue from here one. This way the enduser has unknowingly clicked the focused Control without explicitly selecting the control!

 

By using this method I've outsmarted this limitation.

 

Helpful resources

Announcements
Ignite

Microsoft Ignite

This will be a conference that you do not want to miss!

secondImage

New Return to Workplace

Reopen responsibly, monitor intelligently, and protect continuously with solutions for a safer work environment.

August 2020 CYST Challenge

Check out the winners of the recent 'Can You Solve These?' community challenge!

Experience what’s next for Power Apps

Join us for an in-depth look at the new Power Apps features and capabilities at the free Microsoft Business Applications Launch Event.

Check this Out

Helpful information

Featuring samples like Return to the Workplace and Emergency Response Applications

secondImage

Power Platform 2020 release wave 2 plan

Features releasing from October 2020 through March 2021

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (4,996)