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mechanicalmind
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Report printing app with date selection

Hi everyone,

 

I'm a complete beginner on power apps (and programming in general), so I may be biting off more than I can chew.

 

I'm trying to work on an app for filing and printing service reports.

Each report requires the following fields:

  • report number
  • customer name
  • customer reference
  • machine type
  • machine serial number
  • type of intervention
  • reason of call
  • intervention description
  • dates with hours worked for each day (travel, work start, work finish, break)

My current situation is:

  • I have created two lists, one for the reports with all fields ("Service Reports") save for the dates and one for the dates and hours ("Timetable").
  • I managed to create a summary collection with an overview of which records are inserted in the "Service Reports" list.
  • I created a detail window to view a selected item in the list.
  • I created a form to add a new record to the service report list.
  • I created a "print" button and window to have a printout of a report, with a button that sends a pdf of the page to the user and a normal print button.
  • I created a form that allows the user to write a date and hours in the Timetable list.

And this is where my troubles begin.

In order to be able to fill the list I had to use only text fields:

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The "add to calendar" button adds a line in the list, and each box corresponds to a different column.

mechanicalmind_1-1691481600064.png

What I need now is finding a way to select the date -which is usually more than one day- and lookup the other columns (hours) from the list above and put them on the bottom of this page:

mechanicalmind_2-1691481809116.png

Does anyone have any piece of advice?

I was thinking of adding something in the "edit" window, but I wouldn't know how to bind the two things (the report and the days/hours) together.

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JayMagness
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HI,

When looking at output in powerapps if it is one page and one at a time then it will work, but if it is more than one page or more than one at a time, I recommend got to Microsoft access it connects to SharePoint and is very easy to get mulit page output.

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JayMagness
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Solution Sage

HI,

When looking at output in powerapps if it is one page and one at a time then it will work, but if it is more than one page or more than one at a time, I recommend got to Microsoft access it connects to SharePoint and is very easy to get mulit page output.

That's actually a good idea. I'll figure something out about it, thank you!

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