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Printing

As this is designed for ENTERPRISE, printing from the within the APPS will make PowerApps superior to Excel and even ERP / SAP system.
If ONENOTE can be accomplished (for printing) after our request, why not PowerApps.

 

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Status: Started

Thanks everyone - to expand on Emma's reply below on the various types of "printing" that were identified in our recent survey, and the report capabilities already available in CDS, we are beginning engineering work for Canvas App export to PDF and are planning to release this functionality in February 2021. We understand this feature is hotly anticipated and are excited to get this underway. As soon as we can make early preview or experimental features available we will and will continue to provide updates on this idea, and on our blog.

 

Thank you to all the members of our community that have voted, provided feedback and been patient as we work to get this work underway.

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Frequent Visitor

This is most asked from Clients when they try to move from other platforms to SharePoint. Legacy platform was having this functionality as default. This pending from 2016 almost three years.

 

Is there any progress on this idea ? is there any ETA for this.

Advocate II

Knowing MS, they're probably trying to figure out how to add additional charges for the feature:


NEW!  Printing in PowerApps using a PREMIUM add-on!

 

 or

 

We're introducing the new PowerApps Printing Licensing for the bargain price of 5 cents per printed page!

 

 

Kudo Kingpin

For me, I really need the option to print visitor badges straight from the app to my thermal network printer.

I don't want to build any code, JSON, API, Web Connector, Word "Premium" Connector, Hack, etc etc etc.

 

Just as simple as insert icon, "ON Select" Select printer by default. That's it.

 

Simple. 

Frequent Visitor

Indeed, an ETA would be great at this point. 

 

I need to be able to print a summery of the records shown in a gallery almost as if it was a screenshot. 

@emmac 

Kudo Kingpin

where is the data stored? 
I have some of my apps connected with a share point then for me as an admin I have the lists connected with a  MS access file and some reports based on that lists, by doing this I am able to print whatever I need to print. Is not the best solution by it works for me !

Frequent Visitor

Hi, does anyone know any latest update for this print function? Where can I get latest information regarding this feature? I hope MS make this print function as simple as 123. 🙂

Like sajarac said, "Just as simple as insert icon, "ON Select" Select printer by default. That's it."

Advocate V
Advocate V

Updates, Updates, Updates. What's up with Printing?

 

Tip for PowerApps team at MS: PRINT all the comments posted in this idea and read it a couple of times over Christmas.

Regular Visitor

Very important feature!

Dual Super User III

Hello Everyone! While MS conitnues to work on this, here is my PCF that helps you export data to excel: 

https://www.bythedevs.com/post/export-to-excel-from-canvas-apps-in-power-apps-using-pcf

 

And posted this earlier as well but here is the one to print data: 

https://www.bythedevs.com/post/print-data-from-a-canvas-app-without-using-msflow

 

Hope this Helps!

Regular Visitor

VERY IMPORTANT feature for PowerApps-- the ability to print to PDF and/or network printer with minimal coding and minimal cost. I'm actually shocked that there is not much in place, even though it is years since the product has been launched. Not interested in learning HTML at this point. The Word Connector is cumbersome. BI Report Builder would be acceptable, but the pricing structure is RIDICULOUS for small business owners. It looks like I can use RDLs locally free of charge, but the whole point of the Power Platform and Azure SQL is to move everything to the cloud so I don't quite
"get" the idea of this free option. Please please please start the roll outs soon...