cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
PhineasT
Helper IV
Helper IV

Images as Attachments not Uploading to SP List

I broke my New Form some how.

All data is coming through, however the images taken with the camera as part of the form - which are siloed as attachments in the New Form, are not showing up in the SP List.

I have tried both of the below; again, I get all the form data just not the images as attachments in the list.


DataCardValue14 (Form11 attachment control) is on a separate screen.

 

Patch('Scheduler Details List',
Defaults('Scheduler Details List'),
{Title: User().FullName,
CustomerName: DataCardValue25.Text,
PhoneNumber: DataCardValue9.Text,
JobDescription: DataCardValue13_1.Text,
DateArrived: Value(DataCardValue10_1.SelectedDate),
Mileage: Value(DataCardValue17.Text),
ConcernsObservations: DataCardValue24.Text,
Attachments: (DataCardValue14)});

SubmitForm(NewJobForm);
Form11.Updates

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
WarrenBelz
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

@PhineasT ,

You should be able to submit the form with the Attachment control and save the attachments - the video I linked walks you through this, but you cannot Patch Attachments other than FormName.Updates (with the Attachments in an Attachment control on the Form) but if you are going to do that, you are better just submitting the Form.

View solution in original post

9 REPLIES 9
WarrenBelz
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

Hi @PhineasT ,

You cannot patch attachments except using Form.Updates, but that would not work in your current structure as it would create a separate record. The solution is to simply put them all on one form and either submit the Form or Patch the updates.

 

Please click Accept as solution if my post helped you solve your issue. This will help others find it more readily. It also closes the item. If the content was useful in other ways, please consider giving it Thumbs Up.

Visit my blog Practical Power Apps

I have an attachments control on a separate screen.


I am referencing the Image Gallery.

 

I can see the images as attachments in the Attachments control.

 

The list showed attachments where added, when I did the submit.

PhineasT_1-1654465183987.png

 

PhineasT_0-1654465160205.png

 

However, when I open the attachments in the SP list of try to view them in the PA view Gallery all I get is black squares.

The New Job Form with a Gallery (for image verification only). You can see the images that I want to Patch as part of the New Job Form Patch. These same images are what is displayed in the Attachment control above. 

Yet, they won't open as images once uploaded to SP.

PhineasT_2-1654465524211.png

 

WarrenBelz
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

@PhineasT ,

Did you read my post fully - you cannot do it the way you are trying (you cannot Patch attachments). Also, if these are static images, FormName.Updates will not work as well (they have to have been added to the Form by the User). Why do you have the attachments on a separate screen ?

Yes, sir; read your entire post fully.

I don't need to see the attachments just a visual of them in the Gallery so I move the attachment and Forms gets funky with datacards and snap to and all that. It didn't seem to matter at the time as long as I could referenc the Form/Control.

They are not static images. 

I am using the form to collect data in real-time, including images. The camera takes the pictures and saves them to a collection. I can either put the images in the Gallery directly from the camera control or store and retrieve them from the collection.

All that works. What is not working is how to upload the images to the List at attachments. Are you saying this is not possible?


WarrenBelz
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

@PhineasT ,

As mentioned previously, could easily do this with the attachment control on the same form and simply submit the form. Your other (much more complex using Power Automate) option is covered in this video from Shane Young.

 

Please click Accept as solution if my post helped you solve your issue. This will help others find it more readily. It also closes the item. If the content was useful in other ways, please consider giving it Thumbs Up.

Visit my blog Practical Power Apps

I tried that one other time and still couldn't get it.

Here it is again; form attachment reacquired and loaded into the form (with the Gallery adjacent showing the actual images taken by the camer control, along with two attachments in the attachment control. 


When I click submit no data or attachments are set to the SP List, and no errors are noted.
PhineasT_4-1654470957577.png

 

WarrenBelz
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

@PhineasT ,

Just to be clear, you have the attachments in an Attachment Control in a Form, you can view the attachments in a Gallery with the Items 

AttachmentControlName.Attachments

and the Image of

ThisItem.Value

and you are using SubmitForm() and you are saying the attachments are not saving ?

This video from @RezaDorrani sets out the process to follow here, if you are not already doing this.

 

Please click Accept as solution if my post helped you solve your issue. This will help others find it more readily. It also closes the item. If the content was useful in other ways, please consider giving it Thumbs Up.

Visit my blog Practical Power Apps

Yes, that is what I am saying.

I will watch the video.

Thank you!

Side note, can I not Patch/Submit the images that are in the Gallery on the screen with the New Form?

WarrenBelz
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

@PhineasT ,

You should be able to submit the form with the Attachment control and save the attachments - the video I linked walks you through this, but you cannot Patch Attachments other than FormName.Updates (with the Attachments in an Attachment control on the Form) but if you are going to do that, you are better just submitting the Form.

Helpful resources

Announcements

Copilot Cookbook Challenge | Week 3 Results | Win Tickets to the Power Platform Conference

We are excited to announce the "The Copilot Cookbook Community Challenge is a great way to showcase your creativity and connect with others. Plus, you could win tickets to the Power Platform Community Conference in Las Vegas in September 2024 as an amazing bonus.   Two ways to enter: 1. Copilot Studio Cookbook Gallery: https://aka.ms/CS_Copilot_Cookbook_Challenge 2. Power Apps Copilot Cookbook Gallery: https://aka.ms/PA_Copilot_Cookbook_Challenge   There will be 5 chances to qualify for the final drawing: Early Bird Entries: March 1 - June 2Week 1: June 3 - June 9Week 2: June 10 - June 16Week 3: June 17 - June 23Week 4: June 24 - June 30     At the end of each week, we will draw 5 random names from every user who has posted a qualifying Copilot Studio template, sample or demo in the Copilot Studio Cookbook or a qualifying Power Apps Copilot sample or demo in the Power Apps Copilot Cookbook. Users who are not drawn in a given week will be added to the pool for the next week. Users can qualify more than once, but no more than once per week. Four winners will be drawn at random from the total qualifying entrants. If a winner declines, we will draw again at random for the next winner.  A user will only be able to win once. If they are drawn multiple times, another user will be drawn at random. Prizes:  One Pass to the Power Platform Conference in Las Vegas, Sep. 18-20, 2024 ($1800 value, does not include travel, lodging, or any other expenses) Winners are also eligible to do a 10-minute presentation of their demo or solution in a community solutions showcase at the event. To qualify for the drawing, templates, samples or demos must be related to Copilot Studio or a Copilot feature of Power Apps, Power Automate, or Power Pages, and must demonstrate or solve a complete unique and useful business or technical problem. Power Automate and Power Pagers posts should be added to the Power Apps Cookbook. Final determination of qualifying entries is at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Weekly updates and the Final random winners will be posted in the News & Announcements section in the communities on July 29th, 2024. Did you submit entries early?  Early Bird Entries March 1 - June 2:  If you posted something in the "early bird" time frame complete this form: https://aka.ms/Copilot_Challenge_EarlyBirds if you would like to be entered in the challenge.   Week 1 Results:  Congratulations to the Week 1 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge. Copilot Cookbook Gallery:Power Apps Cookbook Gallery:1.  @Mathieu_Paris 1.   @SpongYe 2.  n/a2.   @Deenuji 3.  n/a3.   @Nived_Nambiar  4.  n/a4.   @ManishSolanki 5.  n/a5.    n/a   Week 2 Results:  Congratulations to the Week 2 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge. Copilot Cookbook Gallery:Power Apps Cookbook Gallery:1. Kasun_Pathirana1. ManishSolanki2. cloudatica2. madlad3. n/a3. SpongYe4. n/a4. n/a5. n/a5. n/a     Week 3 Results:  Congratulations to the Week 3 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge. Copilot Cookbook Gallery:Power Apps Cookbook Gallery:1. Parul_Yadav_Neo1. n/a2. SpongYe2. n/a3. n/a3. n/a4. n/a4. n/a5. n/a5. n/a

Updates to Transitions in the Power Platform Communities

We're embarking on a journey to enhance your experience by transitioning to a new community platform. Our team has been diligently working to create a fresh community site, leveraging the very Dynamics 365 and Power Platform tools our community advocates for.  We started this journey with transitioning Copilot Studio forums and blogs in June. The move marks the beginning of a new chapter, and we're eager for you to be a part of it. The rest of the Power Platform product sites will be moving over this summer.   Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the launch. We can't wait to welcome you to our new community space, designed with you in mind. Let's connect, learn, and grow together.   Here's to new beginnings and endless possibilities!   If you have any questions, observations or concerns throughout this process please go to https://aka.ms/PPCommSupport.   To stay up to date on the latest details of this migration and other important Community updates subscribe to our News and Announcements forums: Copilot Studio, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages

Your Moment to Shine: 2024 PPCC’s Got Power Awards Show

For the third year, we invite you, our talented community members, to participate in the grand 2024 Power Platform Community Conference's Got Power Awards. This event is your opportunity to showcase solutions that make a significant business impact, highlight extensive use of Power Platform products, demonstrate good governance, or tell an inspirational story. Share your success stories, inspire your peers, and show off some hidden talents.  This is your time to shine and bring your creations into the spotlight!  Make your mark, inspire others and leave a lasting impression. Sign up today for a chance to showcase your solution and win the coveted 2024 PPCC’s Got Power Award. This year we have three categories for you to participate in: Technical Solution Demo, Storytelling, and Hidden Talent.      The Technical solution demo category showcases your applications, automated workflows, copilot agentic experiences, web pages, AI capabilities, dashboards, and/or more. We want to see your most impactful Power Platform solutions!  The Storytelling category is where you can share your inspiring story, and the Hidden Talent category is where your talents (such as singing, dancing, jump roping, etc.) can shine! Submission Details:  Fill out the submission form https://aka.ms/PPCCGotPowerSignup by the end of July with details and a 2–5-minute video showcasing your Solution impact. (Please let us know you're coming to PPCC, too!)After review by a panel of Microsoft judges, the top storytellers will be invited to present a virtual demo presentation to the judges during early August. You’ll be notified soon after if you have been selected as a finalist to share your story live at PPCC’s Got Power!  The live show will feature the solution demos and storytelling talents of the top contestants, winner announcements, and the opportunity to network with your community.  It's not just a showcase for technical talent and storytelling showmanship, show it's a golden opportunity to make connections and celebrate our Community together! Let's make this a memorable event! See you there!   Mark your calendars! Date and Time: Thursday, Sept 19th Location: PPCC24 at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV 

Update! June 13th, Community Ambassador Call for User Group Leaders and Super Users

Calling all Super Users & User Group Leaders     UPDATE:  We just wrapped up June's Community Ambassador monthly calls for Super Users and User Group Leaders. We had a fantastic call with lots of engagement. We are excited to share some highlights with you!    Big THANK YOU to our special guest Thomas Verhasselt, from the Copilot Studio Product Team for sharing how to use Power Platform Templates to achieve next generation growth.     A few key takeaways: Copilot Studio Cookbook Challenge:  Week 1 results are posted, Keep up the great work!Summer of Solutions:  Starting on Monday, June 17th. Just by providing solutions in the community, you can be entered to win tickets to Power Platform Community Conference.Super User Season 2: Coming SoonAll communities moving to the new platform end of July We also honored two different community members during the call, Mohamed Amine Mahmoudi and Markus Franz! We are thankful for both leaders' contributions and engagement with their respective communities. 🎉   Be sure to mark your calendars and register for the meeting on July 11th and stay up to date on all of the changes that are coming. Check out the Super User Forum boards for details.   We're excited to connect with you and continue building a stronger community together.   See you at the call!  

Win free tickets to the Power Platform Conference | Summer of Solutions

We are excited to announce the Summer of Solutions Challenge!    This challenge is kicking off on Monday, June 17th and will run for (4) weeks.  The challenge is open to all Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Copilot Studio & Power Pages) community members. We invite you to participate in a quest to provide solutions in the Forums to as many questions as you can. Answers can be provided in all the communities.    Entry Period: This Challenge will consist of four weekly Entry Periods as follows (each an “Entry Period”)   - 12:00 a.m. PT on June 17, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on June 23, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on June 24, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on June 30, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on July 1, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on July 7, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on July 8, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on July 14, 2024   Entries will be eligible for the Entry Period in which they are received and will not carryover to subsequent weekly entry periods.  You must enter into each weekly Entry Period separately.   How to Enter: We invite you to participate in a quest to provide "Accepted Solutions" to as many questions as you can. Answers can be provided in all the communities. Users must provide a solution which can be an “Accepted Solution” in the Forums in all of the communities and there are no limits to the number of “Accepted Solutions” that a member can provide for entries in this challenge, but each entry must be substantially unique and different.    Winner Selection and Prizes: At the end of each week, we will list the top ten (10) Community users which will consist of: 5 Community Members & 5 Super Users and they will advance to the final drawing. We will post each week in the News & Announcements the top 10 Solution providers.  At the end of the challenge, we will add all of the top 10 weekly names and enter them into a random drawing.  Then we will randomly select ten (10) winners (5 Community Members & 5 Super Users) from among all eligible entrants received across all weekly Entry Periods to receive the prize listed below. If a winner declines, we will draw again at random for the next winner.  A user will only be able to win once overall. If they are drawn multiple times, another user will be drawn at random.  Individuals will be contacted before the announcement with the opportunity to claim or deny the prize.  Once all of the winners have been notified, we will post in the News & Announcements of each community with the list of winners.   Each winner will receive one (1) Pass to the Power Platform Conference in Las Vegas, Sep. 18-20, 2024 ($1800 value). NOTE: Prize is for conference attendance only and any other costs such as airfare, lodging, transportation, and food are the sole responsibility of the winner. Tickets are not transferable to any other party or to next year’s event.   ** PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED RULES for this CHALLENGE**

Celebrating the June Super User of the Month: Markus Franz

Markus Franz is a phenomenal contributor to the Power Apps Community. Super Users like Markus inspire others through their example, encouragement, and active participation.    The Why: "I do this to help others achieve what they are trying to do. As a total beginner back then without IT background I know how overwhelming things can be, so I decided to jump in and help others. I also do this to keep progressing and learning myself." Thank you, Markus Franz, for your outstanding work! Keep inspiring others and making a difference in the community! 🎉  Keep up the fantastic work! 👏👏   Markus Franz | LinkedIn  Power Apps: mmbr1606  

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (5,867)