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Solution Approach for Infopath Replacement with PowerApps

Hi Team , 

 

I need some technical guidance on below requirement , 

We have around 60+ Infopath Applications in SharePoint Online Environment. Now we want to migrate all of these forms to PowerApps . 

 

Which one is the Best Solution between these two ? 

 

1. Customizing the list using PowerApps (Developing PowerForm)

2. Develop Canvas App  

 

All the forms contain min 60-80 datacards inside the form means 300 - 400 controls and Each form associated with child list as well .

 

Please suggest 

 

Thanks in Advance ,

 

Regards,

Mahesh

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Re: Solution Approach for Infopath Replacement with PowerApps

Hi @MaheshBabu0205 ,

Actually, both options that you mentioned could achieve your needs. From my perspective, I think the first option may be better on your side.

 

You could consider custom a form app using PowerApps in your SP List directly, then when you add/edit/view List Item within your SP List, it would launch the custom form app to display the List Item data. And using the first option, you could review the changes/updates you made to the specific item in real time within your SP List directly.

 

More details about migrating InfoPath form into PowerApps form in SP List, please check the following article:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImpxpYVJDmM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uae8jCxsfT0

 

More details about customizing form in SP list using PowerApps, please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/customize-list-form

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Re: Solution Approach for Infopath Replacement with PowerApps

Hi @MaheshBabu0205 ,

Actually, both options that you mentioned could achieve your needs. From my perspective, I think the first option may be better on your side.

 

You could consider custom a form app using PowerApps in your SP List directly, then when you add/edit/view List Item within your SP List, it would launch the custom form app to display the List Item data. And using the first option, you could review the changes/updates you made to the specific item in real time within your SP List directly.

 

More details about migrating InfoPath form into PowerApps form in SP List, please check the following article:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImpxpYVJDmM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uae8jCxsfT0

 

More details about customizing form in SP list using PowerApps, please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/customize-list-form

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Helper I

Re: Solution Approach for Infopath Replacement with PowerApps

Hi @v-xida-msft ,

 

Thank you so much for the Useful Info. 

 

Regards,

Mahesh

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