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Gallery Size within Container

I have a horizontal container (TabsContainer) within an App Screen.  Flexible Height is "Off" with a height = 100.  I am attempting to place a blank horizontal gallery within the TabsContainer.  After following some information regarding Responsive Power Apps, I am unable to set the TemplateSize to the Parent.Height of the TabsContainer (100).  It appears the TemplateSize of 100 is actually modifying the template width.

 

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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@RJF61 ok I ran into the same issue with my new test (horizontal container in a vertical container).

The following changes resolved the issue:

 

(1) Removing all controls from within the gallery

(2) Setting the Height to Parent.Height (so 100)
(3) Switching the vertical align to center and back to top (select horizontal container, go to the property panel on the right):

LaurensM_0-1671135060847.png


Could you give this a try?

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Hi @RJF61,

 

TemplateSize has different outcomes depending on the type of gallery:

  • Vertical: TemplateSize refers to the height of each individual item in the gallery
  • Horizontal: TemplateSize refers to the width of each individual item in the gallery

For a horizontal gallery, the Items will use all height that is available (verticals use all Width that is available). Meaning that the height of the items is dependent on the Height of the Gallery. In this case you could change the Height of the gallery to Parent.Height.

If this solves your question, would you be so kind as to accept it as a solution.
Thanks!

Hi @LaurensM Thanks for the response.  Following is a display of the TabsContainer.

RJF61_0-1671134383954.png

The gallery with the height as you suggested...

RJF61_1-1671134483588.png

And the gallery template after selecting the "pencil" for Edit

RJF61_2-1671134536890.png

I assume I'm still missing something?

 

 

@RJF61 ok I ran into the same issue with my new test (horizontal container in a vertical container).

The following changes resolved the issue:

 

(1) Removing all controls from within the gallery

(2) Setting the Height to Parent.Height (so 100)
(3) Switching the vertical align to center and back to top (select horizontal container, go to the property panel on the right):

LaurensM_0-1671135060847.png


Could you give this a try?

Hi @LaurensM  Yes...that worked.  Thanks for your help.

 

Just a general question...

For my App employees will be entering information in a form similar to the following on an iPad).

RJF61_0-1671139746449.png

There will then be supervisors reviewing a gallery (Summary of all vehicle inspections) via Desktop PC.  In this scenario, does it make the most sense to have two separate apps 1-data entry and 1-for data Edit/Review?  I was looking at Responsive Apps but am not sure that is the way to proceed.

 

Regardless, thanks again!  

 

@RJF61 I prefer to combine all related functionalities (end-to-end) in one app and focus on security to hide/show certain parts to the correct users. However, this highly depends on the use case.

As I understand both screens will have different expected formats and different functionalities. You could opt for a responsive app: One screen will be fully responsive in order to deal with the iPad screen size, the other would be solely targeted towards desktop screens.

However, I feel that going for 2 separate apps in this case would save you a lot of additional development. This will make security within the app a lot easier, only the users with whom the app is shared have access (no showing/hiding of buttons and screens). Do keep in mind that if you use a premium connector, it might have an impact on the licensing.

I am glad, I could be of help. Could you accept my previous comment as the solution in order to close the topic?
Thanks!

Thank you!

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