These calls we will share the latest news about PowerApps, demonstrate tips and tools to help you build awesome PowerApps. You will meet the PowerApps product team and community experts to get your questions answered. Agenda for this month’s call included: Deep dive into components! Recent news and community activities Q&A.
This month's call is starring: Daniel Christian and Todd Baginski
In this blog post we will explore a method for color control that not only aims to make app creation and color maintenance simpler but can also be easily extended to give users personalization options.
Have you or anyone you know been impacted by the community (through a user group or an online community)? AtMicrosoft Business Applications this year, we will be showing a hype video highlighting the impact of community (career advancement, meaningful friendships, recognition at work with help from community etc.).
Currently there is no out-of-box feature available in PowerApps and Flow to convert a numerical value into word and hence this blog walks you through how to build one. This blog is an extension of Brian Dang's 'Expanded Word Form for place value' blog.
Join the next Microsoft #PowerAppsCC March 20th, 2019 at 8:00 AM PST. We're going to show how to manage migrating InfoPath to PowerApps and other great things. Download the call series to join: http://msft.social/JVYMs5
In January this year, Jim Daly provided a detailed announcement on the previous version CDS to the CDS for Apps migration experience that is available for self service. As the deadline to initiate the database migration is coming up, we want to help ensure everyone has considered if a CDS migration is required for their environments with a previous version CDS instance, and continue operating successfully.
We are thrilled to announce that Forrester has recognized Microsoft PowerApps as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Low-Code Development Platforms For AD&D Professionals, Q1 2019, and rated strongest on strategy. For a deep dive on this news, please visit the PowerApps blog.
I would like to announce that we will begin recognizing our top PowerApps Community contributors for each month with a special gift! We will be giving away exclusive Microsoft PowerApps swag to our Top Community Contributors at the end of each month, starting this month! (March 2019)
This is an incentive for ANYONE & EVERYONE in the PowerApps Community who wants a chance to earn some awesome PowerApps swag!
What are PowerApps Community Contributions?
The most important community contributions that you can offer are Solutions Authored. This means that you wrote a reply on someone's thread and they felt like your reply was a valid solution to the issue initially addressed by their thread so they marked your reply as the Accepted Solution. That is what we are mostly here for, after all, working solutions to our issues! Replies Authored, Kudos Given/Received are other examples of community contribution, but they will not be weighed as heavily as your Solutions Authored!
There are lots of threads throughout the PowerApps Community right now that don't have replies or haven't received any acceptable solutions as replies. This is something we can all help solve together if we offer our knowledge wherever we can.
How do I find the topics/threads that I can offer help with?
Let's say that you have some knowledge and experience regarding using the "Compose" action in PowerApps. You can use the search feature to conduct very specific searches regarding the "Component" action that will only show the threads where you can offer help regarding that specific action. This is an excellent way for anyone to help lots of other PowerApps users while at the same time keeping your skills sharp and learning new things! I recommend that EVERYONE registered here on the PowerApps Community regularly conduct quick searches for the areas where you can offer insight. I can almost guarantee you 100% that you will at least learn some great new things along the way.
We have a special 1STPLACE PRIZE TO KICK OFF THIS MONTHLY SWAG GIVEAWAY FOR WHOMEVER PROVIDES THE MOST SOLUTIONS IN MARCH
Exact PMS Color Match Bluetooth Capability up to 33 ft On Speaker Controls Built-in Microphone for Conference Calls Built-in TF or Micro SD slot to play music without device Up 10 Hours of Audio Playtime Includes charging and auxiliary cable
I will be announcing the monthly winner(s) here on the News and Announcements board at the end of each month!
Please feel free to contact me with any questions regarding this awesome opportunity!!
One of the features that I missed from MS Access was the “Search as you type” feature of the dropdown/combobox control. While you can have this functionality in a Combobox control, I prefer to use a dropdown instead for simplicity. In addition, the built in “Search” function of the PowerApps Combobox is not delegatable in SharePoint and will always throw a delegation warning.
The Power Platform World Tour (formerly referred to as the Power BI World Tour) is well underway as it recently wrapped up its second stop in Silicon Valley, California.
With 24+ breakout sessions covering topics across the entire Power Platform, expert speakers, and great conversations fueled by gallons of coffee, it’s easy to see the excitement building within the Power Platform User Groups.
After all, when else do Microsoft team members, users of Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow, and industry experts gather together to bring content closer to the local community?
This is the time to push the boundaries of current business practices by focusing on empowerment, customization, and innovations through a community approach. This is your opportunity as a Citizen Developer, Technical, Business, or New User to step away from your desk and focus on discovering best practices for maximizing efficiency and effectiveness within your Power Platform product.
Washington D.C. and Chicago are on the horizon – Now is the time to get involved as we connect, collaborate, and build.
A button in PowerApps has a "OnSelect" property but no "OnDoubleSelect" property. So is it not possible to have a double-click event in PowerApps then? But it is possible, with a little bit of extra effort. This blog post shows you how to add double-click functionality to a button in PowerApps. At the end, a video is shown for a more visual explanation.
Requirement: Create multiple preventive maintenance records with attachments in list for further uses.
The requirement is that user wants to create preventive records to be created for their maintenance related activities for further uses in PowerApps. These maintenance records can be daily, weekly, monthly or yearly with attachments. User then use those records and assign to the members.
This is a continuation of the Business Card Scanner using Microsoft PowerApps vBlog I had recorded back in August, 2018. This blog walks you through step-by-step to build the key features you need. Majority of the explanation is done in the video, this blog provides formulas and links to helpful articles.
This immersive event offers 90-minute, multi-level sessions on Power BI, PowerApps, and Microsoft Flow. All sessions are deep-dives, presented by technical and functional experts, MVPs, and Microsoft team members.
Not to long ago, Microsoft introduced the column type “Location” in SharePoint Online. This is a great addition for business solutions. From a PowerApps perspective, the usefulness is limited to showing data (Country/Region, State, City, Postal Code and Street).
So is it not possible at all to update a location field from PowerApps?
This blog post is part of a series called AMFTF (a message from the field) containing short blog posts about a best practice, a functionality, a how-to and/or something just worth writing a blog post about Todays topic is about making your apps a bit more perfect when switching screens. The function "Set" is used for this.
This blog post is part of a series called AMFTF (a message from the field) containing short blog posts about a best practice, a functionality, a how-to and/or something just worth writing a blog post about Todays topic is one of my best tips related to SharePoint forms.
This blogs focuses on how to add defaults to a SharePoint Customized (or PowerApps) form. The list in this demo includes all the column types including managed metadata. The video walks you through the steps in detail, however, this blog contains all the functions incase you want to copy and paste