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JR-BejeweledOne
Super User
Super User

These Communities are a fantastic wealth of information and a great place to get assistance.  Do ask questions, there is a whole community of people who want to help you.

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WarrenBelz
Super User III
Super User III

This question came from a post I responded to and got me thinking that this was something that may be required at times, so I came up with the model in this blog. It may have other applications as well as the Text Box example.

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Heddanewman
Administrator
Administrator

Hello Community Members!  I have loved working on this project with our community success team here at Microsoft.

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform User Groups!

We are super thrilled to announce that Dynamics 365 and Power Platform communities supporting user groups. If you are a leader please check out the links below and request the creation of your group in this new experience. If you are looking to join, give a look to see if your user group has been requested if you are already a member of one. We hope to see many existing user groups being to join this new experience over the next few weeks and into the Summer. 

Dynamics 365 

Power Platform user groups

Power BI user groups

Power Apps user groups

Power Automate user groups

Power Virtual Agents user groups

 

If you would like more information on the user group program, please read our user group program FAQ before you request the creation of your group. 

 

For any additional questions, you can always reach out to our user group coordinators at d365ppc@microsoft.com.

 

We look forward to seeing you on your user group pages.

KAHamilton
Microsoft
Microsoft

The Microsoft Business Applications Launch Event is almost here. Join us on April 6, 2021, from 9–10:30 AM Pacific Time (UTC -7) to discover how new innovations coming to the 2021 wave 1 release will give you the tools you need to transform your business by:

 

  • Bringing a new level of innovation and agility to your organization with modular applications that all work together.

  • Unifying relationships, processes, and data with connected, comprehensive, cloud business applications across your organization.

  • Gaining end-to-end visibility while enabling your teams to achieve greater outcomes faster.

  • Thriving as your business changes by extending existing applications and building new solutions.

  • Giving your organization the tools it needs to provide a safer workplace while maintaining productivity as teams work remotely.

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You’ll also be able to participate in a live Q&A chat and hear from James Phillips, President, Microsoft Digital Transformation Platform, as he shares stories from customers about how they use Microsoft business applications to drive success.

 

And you’ll hear from the executives and engineers behind the technology as they discuss the new features and capabilities of Power Apps. Here’s a high-level overview:

  • New Microsoft Azure Monitor feature adds end user app debugging capabilities.

 

  • Added printing support and mixed reality capabilities for canvas apps.

 

  • Enhancements to the global relevance search experience for model-driven apps.

 

  • Power Apps Portals now works better with Power BI by supporting Microsoft Azure Analysis Services live connections and custom data objects.

 

  • Dataverse and Microsoft Teams improvements allow sharing with colleagues outside your team.

 

That’s just the start, so register today to ensure you don’t miss a single update, insight, or in-depth product demonstration from the experts behind them.

 

Come join us. And experience tomorrow’s innovations for your business—today.

 

Register now >

 

JR-BejeweledOne
Super User
Super User

Every group in your organization has a language that is particular to what they do. Finance speaks Finance, HR speaks HR, I.T. speaks I.T. and so on.

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Drrickryp
Super User II
Super User II

SharePoint is a very common datasource for PowerApps.  It is free after all.  Pitfalls can be avoided by keeping certain facts in mind.

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CharlesS
Advocate III
Advocate III

Ignite3.jpgBriefs: Key takeaways from “What's new and what's next for the Microsoft Power Platform​” with Charles Lamanna at Ignite

Major Announcement 1: Power Automate Desktop now available with Windows 10

Major Announcement 2: Lots of new security and governance tools

Major Announcement 3: Power Fx

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CharlesS
Advocate III
Advocate III

CharlesS_1-1614702585690.pngMicrosoft Ignite is Live!

Some of our community members may be disappointed that there is no Cloud Skills Challenge specifically for Power Apps. However, if your goal is to pass the PL-200 test to earn the Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate certification, learning basics about Power BI are a must.

The Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge includes a challenge for Power BI, named Microsoft Ignite Data Analyst Challenge. 

Microsoft Ignite | Cloud Skills Challenge

Are you up to the challenge! Register for Ignite and start learning today!

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WarrenBelz
Super User III
Super User III

If you want a quick easy way to review a number of types of SharePoint attached files (images and PDFs in particular), here is a process to simply display them all and select to open in a browser.

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CharlesS
Advocate III
Advocate III

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The potential of dataflows is the best-kept secret in the Power Platform. Dataflows were designed to extract, transform, and load data into Dataverse. But what exactly does that mean? How can this abstract concept be applied to actual business scenarios? This article explores different use cases for dataflows, through the lens of the distribution and wholesale industry.

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JR-BejeweledOne
Super User
Super User

What is it that makes an app visually appealing?  Layout is one big thing of course and how it flows from one area to another, but what about other elements, colors, buttons etc.?

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ragavanrajan
Super User
Super User

 

Scenario: 

 

You may have the scenario where you want to disable the toggle navigation button (image below) for specific web page. Ex: Contract agreement web page or Terms and Condition web page.  Where you dont want users to navigate to different links while reading T&C. 

 

In PowerApps Portal > Choose  any web page in responsive mode. You can see the below toggle navigation button.  This occurs because of the bootstrap theme. 

 

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Solution:  In Terms and Condition Web page. 

 

In Portal management app:

 

1. Content > Web Pages > TermsAndCondition (Name of the web page) 

2. Under Localized Content > Select web page > Edit > Advanced 

 

Under Custom JavaScript section: Add the below JavaScript code to hide the toggle navigation bar element 

 

document.getElementsByClassName("navbar-toggle collapsed")[0].style.visibility = "hidden";

 

Hint: You can also apply jQuery as a replacement to hide your element. 

 

Hope this little trick is useful incase if you have the same scenario in your organization. 

 

WarrenBelz
Super User III
Super User III

There have been a methods posted regarding attaching camera photos using JSON. This one I think is simpler and involves a "re-purposed" attachment control.

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Bridgeall
New Member

In this article our pro developers share some tips with budding citizen developers looking to start their journey with Power Apps. 

 

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Eelman
Super User
Super User

Aim: Collect more than 2000 records into our app by using the Sequence() function in conjunction with ForAll() in 3 easy steps.

 

Benefits: This code will never need upgrading to collect more records as your List/s get bigger.

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JR-BejeweledOne
Super User
Super User

Do you ever find yourself wishing that you could harness the capabilities of ‘Cookies’ inside Power Apps to remember choices like not seeing a static notification every time you open a specific app?

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ragavanrajan
Super User
Super User

Hi Folks, 

 

Scenario: If you are not a C# / JavaScript developer and want to implement Multi Select check box in PowerApps Portal. Then this article will help you. 

 

In Dataverse: 

 

1. Choose your Table > Add fields > Add Column > "Two-Option field sets". Leave the default value as it is ( Yes/ No) 

2. In the Tables choose forms > Pick your form > Add a section ( preferably with column 3 or Column 4) 

3. Add all your "Two-option field sets" in to your section.  

 

Entity Form / Web Form Steps: 

 

1. Go to portal management > Entity Forms 

2. Click on the form you want to build multiselect ( For Ex: Contact) 

3. Related > Entity Form Meta data > New Entity Form meta data 

4. Under General > Type > Select "Attribute" 

5. Under the Attribute logical name > Choose your "Two-option field set" you have added . Example in the screen shot below 

 

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6. Under Style control > Choose "Multiple choice" and under Group name " Type your Section name" . Example in the screen shot

 

 
 

Repeat it for all your "Two-options" set . And the output you will get it like below. 

 

 

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Hope this is useful 

Note: Originally published @

 https://ragavanrajan.medium.com/how-to-implement-multiselect-aka-multi-check-box-selection-in-power... 

CharlesS
Advocate III
Advocate III

Shadows_Title_v2c_CS_SM.pngLow-code strategies to minimize risk and maximize ROI

No-code low-code platforms have ushered in a new era of citizen development, exponentially increasing both the potential risks and benefits for organisations. 

To minimize risk and maximize ROI, it is time to “bring shadow IT into the light and capitalize on citizen developers”. - Forbes

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Bridgeall
New Member

Let’s get you started with some best practices for formulating a Power Platform governance strategy. 

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WarrenBelz
Super User III
Super User III

This article discusses the example of a multi-choice field in SharePoint with a multi-choice Combo Box in Power Apps filtering the possibility of ANY selected field in the Combo Box matching ANY stored value in the list which is stored in a Complex (table) field.

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LRVinNC
Super User
Super User

Do you frequently need to demonstrate the functionality of an application that operates differently based on on the specific user logged on?  Consider building in a demo function.

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DynamicPower101
New Member

Hello Techies/Readers,

  
This blog will teach you How to connect Business Central Data in Power Apps.
 
Check below step by step process.
 
Step 1:- 
 
Go to the home.dynamics.com and then Open PowerApps.
 
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Step 2:-
 
Now as you can see in below image, we are on the home page of PowerApps, if you have good knowledge of PowerApps then you can directly create PowerApps by clicking on the options under "Make Your Own App" and if you are beginner then skip this step and follow Step 3.
 

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Step 3:-
 
If you want to connect your data with in-built Microsoft provided sample app then choose "Other Data Sources".
 
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 Step 4:-
 
Now click on + New Connection and select "Business Central".
 
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Step 5:-
 
As you can see in below image, we have created connection with business central, now PowerApps asking us to choose the Environment (Data Set).
 
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Step 6:-
 
After selecting the environment PowerApps asking us to choose entity to create demo app. For this example, we have chosen vendors Entity/Table.

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That's it, we are done with our first sample app, now see how it looks like.

 

Output: As you can see in below image, PowerApps created one demo application for us with the entity vendor.
 
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This one was demo app where I demonstrate to connect Business central data with Power Apps, now based on that I have created one proper Power App in which I have used Business center Role center, List and Card page of Vendors, Purchase orders and Purchase Invoice and Inventory modules. You can say Business Central Important modules integrated with Power Apps.
I know you are thinking that how we can integrate this, correct?? don't worry I will explain this in my next Blog meanwhile you just checkout this exclusive sneak peek.
 
Entry Level Page:
 
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Home Page (Role Center)😞

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List Page of Vendors:

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Card page of Vendor:
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CharlesS
Advocate III
Advocate III

Forest_to_Trees_Title_v1.pngEveryone is going digital. The need for companies to engage in a complete digital transformation is now a foregone conclusion. Countless CEOs have nominated CIOs to deploy AI, AR, IoT, and RPA, by leveraging APIs in the cloud. These acronyms are all the rage at shareholder meetings, but how do these abstract concepts trickle down to rank-and-file employees in their everyday work?

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rsaikrishna
Dual Super User
Dual Super User

Use Case: How to use Barcode control to scan multiple bar codes without clicking on Scan button after every scan.

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Bridgeall
New Member

In this article we discuss how to prioritise Power App projects and building the business case.

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Bridgeall
New Member

In this article we discuss 3 great examples of Power Apps and how they have helped real organisations.

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