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PowerApps interface changed?

I have two questions, and I don't know if they are related.

 

First, has the PowerApps interface changed? Yesterday, when I was building a customized SharePoint form, the interface looked as it always had:

 

PowerApps_1.JPG

 

Bud today, when I started to customize another SharePoint form, the interface looked like this:

 

PowerApps_2.JPG

 

The menu tabs are gone and the save and publish are now separate buttons on the upper right corner. All the inputs are on one menu, etc.

 

When I save and then publish the form in the new interface, the form does not appear when I select New on the associated list. It just keeps displaying the native SharePoint form. I don't know if the two things are related, but it's very strange and frustrating. I've cleared my browser's cache and even deleted the form and re-added it. Still no success.

 

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RandyHayes
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@Anonymous 

Upon further looking...it seems that they have decided to turn this feature on by default for new apps!  So you would not have had to specifically turn this feature on as I previously mentioned.

So to get to your app settings...you will see the Sessions gear in the command bar...go there.

Also, all of the File menu options you were used to are all in that command bar as well...just a more modern look.

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RandyHayes
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@Anonymous 

This is the Modern Command Bar.  It is a feature in the Upcoming Features settings in your app.  You would have had to have turned it on at some point if that is what you are seeing. 

You can turn it off in those settings.

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

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@Anonymous 

Upon further looking...it seems that they have decided to turn this feature on by default for new apps!  So you would not have had to specifically turn this feature on as I previously mentioned.

So to get to your app settings...you will see the Sessions gear in the command bar...go there.

Also, all of the File menu options you were used to are all in that command bar as well...just a more modern look.

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Anonymous
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For me this falls under the category of "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."

 

But that said, I am wondering about the version history that this new interface displays. How do we revert to a previous version now, or in its wisdom did Microsoft deprecate that option as well? Here's the new version history:

 

new version history.JPG

I also feel like there's some sort of bug in this. If I customize a SharePoint form in PowerApps, at first the PowerApps form displays when I select New on the list. But if I modify the PowerApps form, it seems to revert to the SharePoint native form. 

Bro, There is a link at the bottom to see all version history just click there and navigate to another page.

You can see the old version history page.

Anonymous
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Thanks. I still think there's a bug in this. If I customize a form with the new menu structure, when I save the form it no longer shows the PowerApps form when I click New. It reverts to the native SharePoint form, even though the form settings still show that it's using a customized form. If I go back to the "classic" menu interface before I start editing the form, it shows the customized form when I add a new item. So I will be using the classic menu until they eliminate it or fix this bug -- if that's what it is.

Anonymous
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I don't see the link you're referring to. Could you provide a screen shot of where it is?

@Anonymous 

I would say that is a bug for sure if you are seeing that with the modern interface enabled!!  Please put in a support ticket on this so they can resolve.

 

As for the version history - don't you know that Microsoft decided that everyone is now up to speed on their app designs and will never make a mistake, there is no longer a need to revert back in history!  😂 Just kidding!

 

Yes, any actionable ability on the version history screen is missing.  You can, however, still click on the Share icon and then once redirected to that interface, click on the Version History from there.  That's the same old stuff.

 

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rjchar
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This new "Modern Command Bar" look is garbage.  You can't get to the current datasources connected to your app anymore.  I've clicked on everything and can't get there.  I can add a new datasource, but I can can't see any sources that are already added to the app.  Anyone have any idea where I see that now?

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