cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
versdev1
Frequent Visitor

PowerApps not functioning

Hi,

 

I wanted to continue working on my PowerApps solution, but today it does not function properly. This in EDIT mode while I am developing. The modal windows are shown by default because the OnVisible where I set my variable for modal window is not functioning. Navigation doesn't work, the fields are all over the place because the relative positioning is no longer working, there is connect to data source on the form even though the data source has been set. Everything was working last night. It all started happening today. Combo boxes DisplayField property is not read and defaults to ID values.

 

It seems that PowerApps doesn't read properly the files and I need to redo variables, formulas, DisplayFields etc. Has there been update to PowerApps which has caused all these issues? In short, PowerApps is not working at the moment.

 

Could you please help?!

24 REPLIES 24

Very thankful for this thread and for your fix - I just had a major panic my work for the last few months was completely broken. Reverting to version 3.21022.27 works

Anonymous
Not applicable

😋Great, I was panic too, and perfectly show your feals... I hope a fix will be found in next days cause I don't want to work on an older version.

Seems like a global pandemic on PowerApps. Microsoft need to sort this out.

All my screens are distorted, different shapes and sizes.

Parent.Width is not even recognised today!

 

Microsoft please do something

Hi,

I am also battling today - On Select of certain controls, my app screen just disappears in its entirety - I get the dreaded grey screen of death - and the app seems to hang.  I should've come here hours ago I suppose to check if there was a Microsoft issue.

 

Anyway, it seems I normally work in make.powerapps.com and you can't find "Account" in there. So I had to go into create.powerapps.com to find the Account link. I can change from 3.21023.26 back to 3.21022.27 , but then I can only see my default environment, not the environment which contains my app. When I go back to make.powerapps.com, I can get to my other environments, but it reverts back to the new version again.

 

Any ideas?

JPi
New Member

I have an update to post to Powerapps release notes

3.21023.26

Fixes and improvements

  • 115 Bug fixes* and improvements **

 

* bugs added not removed

** we do not adhere to the standard meaning of improvements, instead we see improvements as things that negatively impact our users

 

Or maybe...

3.21023.26

Fixes and improvements

  • 115 Bug fixes and improvements
  • 250 Bug's added

 

🤣

Honestly I've lost a lot of respect for Microsoft in the past 6 - 12 months... purely because of issues like this that I've faced. or the fact that if you don't want to use a sharepoint list then you have to pay for an azureDB or pay almost as much to have premium features

 

Issues with searching for flows in power automate (that search bar is abysmal if you try and type too fast, or if you want to delete what you have in there and start typing i see what I've typed, and then 1 second later goes back to   what was previously searched minus a letter)

 

and don't get me started with Teams...I know lets make presenter view a new preview feature mandatory and have no way to turn it off. which is un-usable if you have only a laptop screen

Hi JPi

Don't be too hard on them. What they have delivered so far is absolutely incredible. This whole Power Platform concept is just beyond amazing. Microsoft have been way beyond visionary, and the team is pushing really hard to continue delivering even more amazing stuff. So yes - things go wrong occasionally - and it can drive you crazy and waste HOURS of time - but at the end of the day I can't live without it or them. 

And I am not paid by them in case you were wondering 😁 - this is 100% heartfelt sentiment from a minion user.

Hang in there - they will fix it - they always do.

Yeah what they are trying to achieve is amazing, but they are failing on lots of small things which is overshadowing their successes.

 

I went down the path of creating flows as functions rather than having flows that would be running for days or weeks at a time and would have multiple branches etc. My reasoning for this was purely because of a few little issues that caused flows to break or not function properly. I had seen post after post of a microsoft support tech saying just re-create the flow from scratch, also telling you not to copy anything from your existing flow in case that pulls in anything that is broken (bearing in mind some people had huge flows that had taken them days to create)

 

Arguably I shouldn't be using an infantile language to develop projects and should wait a year or two until it's more rounded and a fuller product.

 

What sort of apps are you creating with it out of curiosity? With very basic apps it works wonders, but any time I want to do something more complex I feel that id be better suited creating something in .Net

 

A prime example of this is my first project was fairly simple and used a SharePoint list and I didn't have too many issues bar lack of experience with the language and update issues like we have faced today.

 

Then I moved onto a sql database for my second project because I couldn't find a way to granularly protect the data in the SharePoint list.

 

I was asked to add attachments to the second sql project to which I thought, sure no problem that's something you can do in any language (ive also used attachments in the SharePoint list) but unless you are using a sharepoint list you can't add attachments (easily) I have since found a solution for this which can only be described as hacky at best.

 

You have to add an image per attachment to your app and then you need to assign the value of the attachments to the image so you can get the blob data from the image and then pass it to a flow to create the file from the blob. By this point we were way beyond powerapps selling point of being incredibly simple, I also view being able to attach a file to your app a "simple" task that should be created out of the box as a function.

 

Instead it took weeks of dedicated to powerapps users' time to come up with a solution... Shout out to Shane Young and powerapps911 for producing some top quality videos, without them and without his attachments video my project would of been dead in the water and sent to the bin.

chass
Memorable Member
Memorable Member

Hello, 

Thank you for reporting the issue.  Our operations Team has investigated and resolved the issue. 

Meaning you no longer need to revert the version of that application for it work correctly.

If you are still having issues please do raise a support ticket at https://support.powerbi.com  

Apologies for any inconvenience. 

Thanks, 

Charles Sterling

Helpful resources

Announcements

Community will be READ ONLY July 16th, 5p PDT -July 22nd

Dear Community Members,   We'd like to let you know of an upcoming change to the community platform: starting July 16th, the platform will transition to a READ ONLY mode until July 22nd.   During this period, members will not be able to Kudo, Comment, or Reply to any posts.   On July 22nd, please be on the lookout for a message sent to the email address registered on your community profile. This email is crucial as it will contain your unique code and link to register for the new platform encompassing all of the communities.   What to Expect in the New Community: A more unified experience where all products, including Power Apps, Power Automate, Copilot Studio, and Power Pages, will be accessible from one community.Community Blogs that you can syndicate and link to for automatic updates. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this transition. Stay tuned for the exciting new features and a seamless community experience ahead!

Check Out | 2024 Release Wave 2 Plans for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform

On July 16, 2024, we published the 2024 release wave 2 plans for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform. These plans are a compilation of the new capabilities planned to be released between October 2024 to March 2025. This release introduces a wealth of new features designed to enhance customer understanding and improve overall user experience, showcasing our dedication to driving digital transformation for our customers and partners.    The upcoming wave is centered around utilizing advanced AI and Microsoft Copilot technologies to enhance user productivity and streamline operations across diverse business applications. These enhancements include intelligent automation, AI-powered insights, and immersive user experiences that are designed to break down barriers between data, insights, and individuals. Watch a summary of the release highlights.    Discover the latest features that empower organizations to operate more efficiently and adaptively. From AI-driven sales insights and customer service enhancements to predictive analytics in supply chain management and autonomous financial processes, the new capabilities enable businesses to proactively address challenges and capitalize on opportunities.    

Summer of Solutions | Week 3 Results | Win free tickets to the Power Platform Conference

We are excited to announce the Summer of Solutions Challenge!   This challenge is kicking off on Monday, June 17th and will run for (4) weeks.  The challenge is open to all Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Copilot Studio & Power Pages) community members. We invite you to participate in a quest to provide solutions in the Forums to as many questions as you can. Answers can be provided in all the communities.    Entry Period: This Challenge will consist of four weekly Entry Periods as follows (each an “Entry Period”)   - 12:00 a.m. PT on June 17, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on June 23, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on June 24, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on June 30, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on July 1, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on July 7, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on July 8, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on July 14, 2024   Entries will be eligible for the Entry Period in which they are received and will not carryover to subsequent weekly entry periods.  You must enter into each weekly Entry Period separately.   How to Enter: We invite you to participate in a quest to provide "Accepted Solutions" to as many questions as you can. Answers can be provided in all the communities. Users must provide a solution which can be an “Accepted Solution” in the Forums in all of the communities and there are no limits to the number of “Accepted Solutions” that a member can provide for entries in this challenge, but each entry must be substantially unique and different.    Winner Selection and Prizes: At the end of each week, we will list the top ten (10) Community users which will consist of: 5 Community Members & 5 Super Users and they will advance to the final drawing. We will post each week in the News & Announcements the top 10 Solution providers.  At the end of the challenge, we will add all of the top 10 weekly names and enter them into a random drawing.  Then we will randomly select ten (10) winners (5 Community Members & 5 Super Users) from among all eligible entrants received across all weekly Entry Periods to receive the prize listed below. If a winner declines, we will draw again at random for the next winner.  A user will only be able to win once overall. If they are drawn multiple times, another user will be drawn at random.  Individuals will be contacted before the announcement with the opportunity to claim or deny the prize.  Once all of the winners have been notified, we will post in the News & Announcements of each community with the list of winners.   Each winner will receive one (1) Pass to the Power Platform Conference in Las Vegas, Sep. 18-20, 2024 ($1800 value). NOTE: Prize is for conference attendance only and any other costs such as airfare, lodging, transportation, and food are the sole responsibility of the winner. Tickets are not transferable to any other party or to next year’s event.   ** PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED RULES for this CHALLENGE**   Week 1 Results: Congratulations to the Week 1 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge. Community MembersNumber of SolutionsSuper UsersNumber of Solutions @anandm08  23 @WarrenBelz  31 @DBO_DV  10 @Amik  19 AmínAA 6 @mmbr1606  12 @rzuber  4 @happyume  7 @Giraldoj  3@ANB 6 (tie)   @SpongYe  6 (tie)     Week 2 Results: Congratulations to the Week 2 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge. Community MembersSolutionsSuper UsersSolutions @anandm08  10@WarrenBelz 25 @DBO_DV  6@mmbr1606 14 @AmínAA 4 @Amik  12 @royg  3 @ANB  10 @AllanDeCastro  2 @SunilPashikanti  5 @Michaelfp  2 @FLMike  5 @eduardo_izzo  2   Meekou 2   @rzuber  2   @Velegandla  2     @PowerPlatform-P  2   @Micaiah  2     Week 3 Results: Congratulations to the Week 3 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge.   Week 3:Community MembersSolutionsSuper UsersSolutionsPower Apps anandm0861WarrenBelz86DBO_DV25Amik66Michaelfp13mmbr160647Giraldoj13FLMike31AmínAA13SpongYe27  

Updates to Transitions in the Power Platform Communities

We're embarking on a journey to enhance your experience by transitioning to a new community platform. Our team has been diligently working to create a fresh community site, leveraging the very Dynamics 365 and Power Platform tools our community advocates for.  We started this journey with transitioning Copilot Studio forums and blogs in June. The move marks the beginning of a new chapter, and we're eager for you to be a part of it. The rest of the Power Platform product sites will be moving over this summer.   Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the launch. We can't wait to welcome you to our new community space, designed with you in mind. Let's connect, learn, and grow together.   Here's to new beginnings and endless possibilities!   If you have any questions, observations or concerns throughout this process please go to https://aka.ms/PPCommSupport.   To stay up to date on the latest details of this migration and other important Community updates subscribe to our News and Announcements forums: Copilot Studio, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (4,118)