The following tip is from Triasha Jalui. (Got a tip? Email it to email@example.com) You create a Power Apps canvas app, add a form, bind it with the Common Data Service entity. On the form you add all the necessary fields. Now you want to save the form/record. You use the SubmitForm function in the […]
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Seth Bacon commented recently on tip 213 letting us know that it still worked in classic UI to embed a subgrid of security roles on user records, but this approach does not work in unified interface. Well it is 2019 now and we now other methods. Hardit Bhatia explains how to do this with an […]
So you decide to “refresh” your development environment with a copy of your production environment, but too late you discover that copying an environment over another one makes canvas apps and flows created in that environment go away. What should you do? Other than kicking yourself for not remembering to back up your app and […]
Until now, embedded canvas apps were a mere eye candy. But with just announced new capabilities you can now talk back to the form. Kind of. More “bark orders” than “talk” but this is awesome start! Embedded canvas apps now provide the ability to perform actions to navigate, refresh and save the host form. With […]
You want to embed a canvas app in a model driven app, but you want to start with one that you have already built, not create one from the embedded canvas app control. Go to powerapps.com and click the (…) by the app you wish to embed. Click Details, then find and copy the App […]
For those of us who were continuosly torn between canvas apps (on yer device, pixel-perfect, task-oriented) and model-driven apps (a.k.a. good ol’ forms, views, you know, all that Dynamics 365/CRM stuff), the wait is finally over. Embedding canvas apps in model-driven forms is now available as Public preview. First, the official part. Makers can now extend […]
If you are looking for an ultimate reference for the expressions that you can use in Microsoft Flow, it helps to remember that Flow is based on Azure Logic Apps. The functions reference is the same for both, and can be found here. The original question was what functions are available in canvas PowerApps but […]