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Warning Message for user when he change a language in Powerapps Portal

Hello!

When my users are filling in the entity form in the power app portal they might need to switch a language to understand the content but if they will, the data will be lost. The form is very long and to get the "Submit" button a user must click the "Next" button many times.

 

I am wondering is it possible to have a warning message for users in powerapps portal when a user changes a language a kind of "Click Submit button before switching a language or your data will be lost".

 

Also, I am thinking about having a custom "Submit" button or moving the default submit button - have it in every tab of the entity form.

 

Can anybody help with ideas on how we can have an Intermediate save? Thank you in advance

 

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Hi, in your Entity Form you can enable the following option, which will show the message warning you are looking for:

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Hi, in your Entity Form you can enable the following option, which will show the message warning you are looking for:

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@OliverRodrigues 

 

Thank you for reply,

 

Should I check the check box for the action configuration of the "Submit" button?

 

I didn't quite understand the result of the checkbox. If you could provide a screenshot or a short video it will be helpful

 

 

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Hi @tetiana_komar 

 

that check box will add a validation not in regards the submit button, but it is in regards the HTML Form Post/Submit.

once you enabled this option, if you make changes to your form and try to close the browser/tab/go to a different page or whatever you do that will leave the page, it will prompt the below confirmation

 

 

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@OliverRodrigues  Thank you very much, now I understand that I just needed to check the "additional settings" checkbox without choosing any button. I was trying to modify the fields in the screenshot but no changes are being applied after publishing

 

I was thinking to modify the text of the message if possible.

 

And in the Japanese page I expected to see the message in Japanese, or it depends on the browser language

 

I attached the screenshot

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exactly, there is no need of adding additional buttons

 

I do remember in the past I tried using those fields to set my custom messages, but I am nearly sure it won't work. The reason for this is because this is more a browser functionality and you can't really change the texts that it shows (you can give it a try).




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@OliverRodrigues 

I tried to change all the possible fields but it didn't work.

 

Anyway I can show this to my customer as a variant.

 

Thank you

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@OliverRodrigues 

 

This oob feature is not always useful. For, instance my entity form has steps on tabs 

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And when I hit the "next" button, the warning message triggers and it is a bad experience for user

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hi @tetiana_komar I don't think that's to be expected

the next button should act like a form submit, and that message shouldn't be coming up

can you maybe try with a new web form, but this time untick the "auto generate steps" and create just one/two steps as a test

 

if you still face the same issue I would recommend opening a support ticket with MS




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hi @OliverRodrigues 

I am working with entity form, not a web-form. If I uncheck the checkbox "generate steps on tabs" i will have  no "Next" button, only "submit"

 

p.s. I saw your training 

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