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JasonWeber
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Open Form in new/full Tab/Window

Afternoon all,

 

Now - firstly, I've been using PowerApps for about 30sec now 🙂

(I want to start building my SPO forms in P'Apps and eventually rebuild all my old InfoPath forms in P'Apps).

 

Anyway - to the point.

From a list and I click 'new'. The PowerApps form open in a sort-of side bar on the left hand side.

How do I get it to open in a fill window? (Be it the same, a new window, or a new tab)

 

Cheers,

Jase

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v-monli-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @JasonWeber ,

 

I'm afraid that this cannot be achieved so far. The only way I could think of is selecting the Copy Link on the top after clicking the New button.

 

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If you really need this, please consider to post an idea in PowerApps idea forum here:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/idb-p/PowerAppsIdeas

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
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Lam01007
Advocate III
Advocate III

I just facing this issue and I found a work around solution, by using the "Column Formatting", you can make a button for user to click and open the form in new tab (or existing tab), the steps as below:

  1. Under the list, click the title of the column, select "Column Settings" > "Format this column"
  2. Click "Advanced mode" at the bottom of the right hand side panel
  3. Copy & paste the following code and click Save button

 

{
  "$schema": "http://columnformatting.sharepointpnp.com/columnFormattingSchema.json",
  "elmType": "a",
  "txtContent": "@currentField",
  "style": {
    "box-shadow": "1px 10px 14px -7px #3e7327",
    "background": "linear-gradient(to bottom, #77b55a 5%, #72b352 100%)",
    "background-color": "#33b55a",
    "border-radius": "4px",
    "border": "1px solid #666",
    "cursor": "pointer",
    "color": "#ffffff",
    "font-size": "13px",
    "font-weight": "bold",
    "padding": "1px 10px",
    "margin-top": "5px",
    "margin-bottom": "13px",
    "text-align": "center",
    "text-decoration": "none",
    "text-shadow": "1px 1px 0px #666",
    "min-height": "30px",
    "line-height": "30px",
    "width": "80%",
    "white-space": "nowrap",
    "display": "inline-block"
  },
  "attributes": {
    "target": "_blank",
    "href": {
      "operator": "+",
      "operands": [
        "EditForm.aspx?ID=",
        "[$ID]"
      ]
    },
    "iconName": "Edit",
    "title": "[$Title]"
  }
}

 

of cause, you can fine tune the style of the button by edit the "style" attribute, and update the "target" attribute to define the tab is open in new tab or not.

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