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Search box to recognize text of a lable

Hello everyone, I'm building an app for my team; I've get the trouble when i was trying to create a search box that works like the search box auto-generated by powerapps when an excel table is used as data source - example below:



The problem is that I cannot use a gallery or an automated app connected to an excel table, because I need to be more free about the connection throught the various field and screens -i have to customize every single field whit hyperlinks and something else . 
So I've thought to implement a search box that recognise the text of lables:



As the exemple above, i need a search box that works as a searchbox auto-generated by powerapp, but that works on the text of the lables instade of an excel table. Is it possible? Do you have any other idea?



Super User
Super User

Hi @superblueee 

Every PowerApp requires a connection for storing the data.  You can create a Collection or a table within PowerApps but unless it connects to something that can store the data, it will disappear when the app is closed.  I think of PowerApps as a User interface to a back end database. To get a better understanding of what you are dealing with here, I suggest that you start with my blog 

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