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perrilove
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Invoke Microphone OnStart, OnEnd functions from different button/icon

Hey all,

 

I've tried several ways of getting around the out-of-the-box Microphone control that Power Apps provides but have had no success. I'm reaching out to see if anyone has a workaround or solution to the issue.

 

Problem:

The customer doesn't like the look/feel of the Microphone, but I still need the functionality of the microphone, specifically the Audio file and what happens onStop.

 

I've tried to keep the Microphone control, using it as "transparently" as possible where the recording line at the bottom is the only thing visible (see screenshot) while using an icon as an overlay, but ran in to alignment issues when swapping between a Mic icon and Stop icon.

I've also tried setting the Microphone Visibility to false and setting the Icon's onSelect to Select(Microphone), but that only invokes the OnSelect property, which does NOT actually begin recording audio like the OnStart property would.


Does anyone have ideas on how to use the microphone invisibly (invoking the onStart/onStop from another control)?

I'm open to other options and ideas.

 

Thanks in advance!

 

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v-jefferni
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Hi @perrilove ,

 

Unlike the Audio/Video Controls, there isn't a Start property of the Microphone Control, which means it's not possible to affect the Microphone Control from outside:

vjefferni_0-1681370859769.png

 

If you need this feature to be added for this Control, please consider suggest an idea:
https://ideas.powerapps.com/ 

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Jeffer Ni

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it.

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v-jefferni
Community Support
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Hi @perrilove ,

 

Unlike the Audio/Video Controls, there isn't a Start property of the Microphone Control, which means it's not possible to affect the Microphone Control from outside:

vjefferni_0-1681370859769.png

 

If you need this feature to be added for this Control, please consider suggest an idea:
https://ideas.powerapps.com/ 

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Jeffer Ni

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it.

perrilove
Frequent Visitor

@v-jefferni Thanks for the quick response! I'll definitely add it to the ideas list.

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