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Making an App standalone (without use of the Explorer)?

Hi there,

 

I recently built my first app in powerapps but I'm not a a fan of using the browser for using my app on my desktop computer.

 

Is there any way to make it a standalone app?

 

For clarification: I don't want to use the app on my mobile phone.

 

Greetings,

Doc

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Wow, even better 🙂

 

Now it looks like this:

DoctorJaegerX42_0-1686142126712.png

Any way to get rid of the grey border + the title, so I mean the window itself and just viewing the app ?

Okay, for the window I just scale it to the dimensions of the app itself, no prob. Only the title bar of windows is in the way. Sorry for being so nitpicking but that would polish the app app.

Hi @DoctorJaegerX42 ,

 

If you need the App screen to stretch taking full width of screen, you need to make it responsive enough handling screen sizes. 

In settings > Display => Enable Scale to Fit

 

This will take up space available on ur screen.

 

Hope this helps

No, more like this, but without the title of the window itself. Only everything of the app:

 

DoctorJaegerX42_0-1686150198576.png

 

Hi @DoctorJaegerX42 ,

 

I doubt if we can handle that in App itself. 

Although have you tried using "F11" since that makes window to Full-screen experience or some Windows full-screen mode. 

 

Hope this completes your experience.

Yeah sure, I already thought about that F11, but it would waste a lot of space on my 4th screen. I think I can live with that window title bar. Everything else works just fine and I'm very happy to start my new project in MS Power Apps, a little problem tracker with automated reminders when deadlines are due, that whole thing in landscape mode since I still have lots of space on my 4th screen.

 

I know, most of my needs are covered by other apps, like MS outlook itself, but I love to jump into that Power Apps software and create my own little UI for my daily work. And to be honest, I find my own "Lieferantenliste" a lot faster than the clickety click through MS Outlook Contacts. And it looks a lot cooler 😉

 

Thanks a lot for your help mate.

 

Cheers,

Doc

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