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Newbie Powerapp help for Shoutout template

Hi everyone,

 

I'm currently trying to get the Shoutout Powerapp template to work and not having much luck.

 

I've created the app and saved it to onedrive, it has all the correct connections: Office365 Users, Office 365 Outlook and Sharepoint.

 

However it doesn't seem to be pulling data into the template when I click the "preview app" button. 

 

The App checker is red and there are lots of little red crosses on various parts of the screen. 24 Formulas, 1 Runtime and 11 Accessibility. I'm assuming these errors are all to do with no data being pulled into the app somehow. Could it be a permission setting within PowerApps as I'm not an IT admin or anything.

 

I have attached an example error.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

 

Thanks,


Sean

 

 

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We're rolling out a fix for the concurrent function issue, but do not currently have plans to make major changes to the app. A couple resources you can check out:

How to convert the Shoutouts app to SQL Server

Deep dive videos for the PowerApps samples

 

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Anonymous
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Hello,

 

Have you tried removing the Concurrent function? I have experienced inconsistent results with Concurrent.

 

Hope this helps.

RandyHayes
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As mentioned on the error - "Use of the Navigate function within Concurrent function is not allowed"

What I notice is that you are also trying to set a variable in that statement. "Set(_newShoutoutStep,1)"

If all of the other areas where you see red X's have use or indirectly make use of the _newShoutoutStep variable, they will all become invalid.  Reason being, the designer cannot assume the initial types and values of the variable because the statement that creates it (ie. the one you showed) is invalid.

As mentioned, remove the Concurrent and simply have the line as:

   Set(_newShoutoutStep,1); Navigate(SearchPersonScreen, None)

 

Hope that helps.

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Great advice @RandyHayes. There's a known issue with this app, where the function should not have been written that way. We're working to rollout a fix. 

Anonymous
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Hello, Thankyou all for your responses. Amazingly the app just started working so I'm assuming there was something not updating in the background. I didn't have to do anything. 

 

Thanks,

 

Sean

Anonymous
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Hi Caburk, I was wondering what the development plans for this app are? My organisation are very keen to roll this out.

We're rolling out a fix for the concurrent function issue, but do not currently have plans to make major changes to the app. A couple resources you can check out:

How to convert the Shoutouts app to SQL Server

Deep dive videos for the PowerApps samples

 

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