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JaguarMonkey
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Using brackets on field names to indicate field type

I recently saw a tutorial where the instructor used [image] like picture[image] as part of the field name, and the power apps wizard automatically created an image object for the corresponding field.  That was very useful for my students.

 

I am wondering if there is a collection of other field types that can be used to prompt the proper field creation when encased in [ } such as [hyperlink]. 

Does anyone have a reference or is this unique to the [image] type

 

Thanks

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timl
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Hi @JaguarMonkey 

Suffixing a field name with [image] is unique to Microsoft Excel datasources, and doesn't apply to other datasources.

With Excel, there is also no way to specify other data types in the same way. The [image] syntax is unique to Excel and image columns only.

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timl
Super User
Super User

Hi @JaguarMonkey 

Suffixing a field name with [image] is unique to Microsoft Excel datasources, and doesn't apply to other datasources.

With Excel, there is also no way to specify other data types in the same way. The [image] syntax is unique to Excel and image columns only.

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