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v-kartbhMs
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HTML Text control in PowerApps

We have a requirement where in , I am created in HTML Controls like HTML Input , drop down. How can I read these controls values in Powerapps at Run time?

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Hey @v-kartbhMs,

 

 

Ah so you it isn't always a drop down or text input that you need in your PowerApp.

This makes alot more sense now. But I don't think you can do anything with the data within the HTML input. 

Unless you use for every possible input a different HTML input in PowerApps then you can get the text I guess but I'm not sure.

The last time I tried I only retrieved the HTML within the HTML input.

 

So I tried to get the value I entered in a HTML input into a label, but I only got the <input type=text> in my label.

 

I will look into it into more detail if I can.

 

Kind regards

 

Tom



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Tom_Slosse
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Hey @v-kartbhMs,

 

 

Can you give some more information of what you want to read in the controls?

Where do you get your information from, do you save your information somewhere?

What values do you use and so on.

Maybe some screenshots would help as well to help understand your problem.

 

Kind regards

 

Tom



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hi Tom,

 

Thank you for reply.

 

Requirement goes like this: I am creating an HTML table (inside HTMLText control) and in that I am adding html <Input>  and <Select> control for Text input and Drop down. Now it gets rendered to proper Input box and Drop down , and user can enter values inside those controls. How do I read the values for those control.

 

I hope it is clear what I am saying. I am pasintg the sample HTML inside the HTML Text in here.

 

"<table border=1 width=100%><tr><td><input type='text'id=input1 style='width:100%'/></td></tr>,"<tr><td><select style='width:100%;height:50px'><option value=Option1>Option1</option><option value=Option2>Option2</option></select></td></tr></table>"

 

Kartik

Hey @v-kartbhMs

 

 

Then why use a HTML control, you can use Text input and a Dropdown straight in PowerApps without adding in extra HTML

You can't get the values out of a HTML control you can only get the text out of it so thats a limitation.

If you use the build in text input and dropdown you can do alot more with it.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Tom



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Hi Tom,

 

Requirement is to load the control dynamically, that is why I am writing it inside HTML Text.  so if reading the values not possible I will convey the same.

 

Kartik

Hey @v-kartbhMs,

 

 

Ah so you it isn't always a drop down or text input that you need in your PowerApp.

This makes alot more sense now. But I don't think you can do anything with the data within the HTML input. 

Unless you use for every possible input a different HTML input in PowerApps then you can get the text I guess but I'm not sure.

The last time I tried I only retrieved the HTML within the HTML input.

 

So I tried to get the value I entered in a HTML input into a label, but I only got the <input type=text> in my label.

 

I will look into it into more detail if I can.

 

Kind regards

 

Tom



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POwerAppsDev11
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Hi,

 

Any ways we can achieve this please let me know, i also have the same requirement.

 

Thanks in advance.

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