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How to use PDF viewer in conjunction with Attachments (via a powerapps form)

Hi Everyone


I have a simple form built in powerapps utilising the Attachments function. I would like to be able to preview the pdf attached to the form but cannot work out how. I appreciate I need to apply a url to the 'Document' section, but I have no idea what the URL would be that sits behind the pdf supplied to the attachment. Does anyone know if it is possible to use PDF viewer in conjunction with form (built from a list not a document library) attachments card.


many thanks 


Dual Super User II
Dual Super User II

Hi @pcoombe 


Covered it briefly in this video


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Reza Dorrani, MVP

Hi Reza


A couple points I am a little lost on. where in the form are you showing the OnSelect formula?  (20:22 mins into your video). This is not against the attachment field. 

I assume I can simply lift that formula SET.... and apply the exact same formula to my form (whereever the Onselect command is) as long as I apply the value of VarPdfitem.value in the document section of the PDF viewer? 


many thanks in advance


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