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Navigation from Dialog Components

Hi All,

 

I have created a pop up as component in Power apps. Imported the component  in the form.

There are two buttons created in the component - Cancel and Home

On click of Home it should navigate to Welcome Screen - the first screen in my app.

I am trying to do it by Navigate(Welcome) but its not working. Is there any other way of doing this ?

 

Thanks a lot . Appreciate your response.

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v-yutliu-msft
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Hi  @Anonymous ,

Do you want to

  • navigate to the Welcome Screen by the button in pop up component?
  • make the pop up component” invisible by clicking the cancel button in pop up component?
  • make the pop up component” visible by clicking the submit button outside pop up component?

Firstly, let me explain why you met the problem that you cant navigate to the Welcome Screen by the button in pop up component:

I’m sorry to inform you that the navigate function is not available because the component has no behavior property.

In order to improve the use experience of component, I sincerely invite you to vote for this idea:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Apps-Ideas/Actions-on-Components/idi-p/238399

What's more, you could not directly use the variable that is created inside the component.

 

To solve these problems, you could use the solutions mentioned in the above link:

1)create a custom property for the component to call these variables created inside the component

2)use Toggle's OnChange property to connect the variables and the behavior

 

 

I’ve made a similar test for your reference:

Step1:create a new component(Component1_1) and add two new custom propertys(CustomProperty1\ CustomProperty2).

3102.png

 

3103.jpg

 

Step2:Add a button(Home) and set it’s OnSelect property to: 

Set(var,!var)

/* ‘var’ is a custom variables in component1*/

3104.PNG

 

Step3:Set the Component1’s CustomProperty1 property to:

 var

3105.PNG

 

Step3:Add a button(Cancel) and set it’s OnSelect property to: 

Set(var2,!var2) 

/* ‘var2’ is a custom variables in component1*/

Step4:Set the Component1’s CustomProperty2 property to: 

var2

Step5:Back to the screen and add the Component1

Step6:Add a toggle control(Toggle3) and set it’s default property to : 

Component1_1.CustomProperty1

3106.PNG

 

Step7:Set Toggle3’s OnChange property to : 

Navigate(Welcome)

Step8:Set Toggle3’s visible property to : 

false

//toggle3 call out the variable when you click the Home button 

Now you can navigate to welcome screen by clicking the “Home” button.

Step9: Add a button(Submit) and set it’s OnSelect property to : 

Set(var3,true)

 /* ‘var3’ is a custom global variables*/

Step10:Add a toggle control(Toggle4) and set it’s default property to :

 Component1_1.CustomProperty2

Step11:Set Toggle4’s OnChange property to : 

Set(var3,false)   

             /* ‘var3’ is a custom global variables*/

Step12:Set Toggle4’s visible property to : 

false

Step13: Set the Component1’s visible property to:

 var3

//Toggle4 call out the variable when you click the Cancel button

Now you can “close” the “pop up” component by clicking the” Cancel” button

The “pop up” component will be “awakened” by clicking the “Submit” button.

3107.PNG

 

    

 

Since you use component, I think this link may help you a lot:

Create a component for canvas apps: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/create-component

 

If you still have any question please dont hesitate to let us know.

 

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
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Hi,

Are you getting any error? Are you able to Navigate to any other screen?

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Anonymous
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No ia m not able to naviaget to any screen . I am not able to even close the dialog box if i click on Cancel button in pop up box.

pop up box is created as component and imported to my form.

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Is it possible for you to show how the component looks like and its properties? If it's just used for navigation, why not use buttons? At least for testing purposes, can you use Navigate function on the OnSelect property of a button and check if you are able to navigate?

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Anonymous
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1. Created the component - Dialog Box which has 

   a) Label  Description

  b) Header

  c) Button - Cancel   On select property - set (var,false)

  d) Button - Navigate to Home   On select property - Navigate(Home)    ERROR  dont know why while the same code is working inside the form but not from the component

 2. Grouped all the above 

 

Properties  of component and Group Attached 

 

2.  Import the component  in  the form .

visible property of component - If(var,true)

 3. On button submit of the form set (var,true).

 

 

On submit button , pop up box appear when click on Cancel / navigate to home - button inside the pop up box nothing happened.

 

Hope i have explained the steps.

can you help?

   

 
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So it's a pretty straightforward component with no custom properties.

A few more questions:
1. "dont know why while the same code is working inside the form but not from the component" - are you saving when you have a button inside a form, it works fine?

2. Can you show me the these controls within group on the left navigation (where you see all your screens and controls)?

I am interested in knowing the sequence in which these components exist in your group.

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Anonymous
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here you go , attached 

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Can you click on the 3 dots next to the Label in your group and select Send backward and bring it down below the 2 buttons? Basically, I want the order of controls within your group to be:

Button4
Button3
Label1
Form Heading_1
Rectangle1

Let me know if this helps.

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Anonymous
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 I did the same .doesn't make any difference . 

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Ok. Now I want to see where the group fits in with the rest of the controls on that screen. Can you show me the list of all controls on that screen along with the group?

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