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10 Reusable Components: tab control, calendar, dialog box, map control and more

Headshot of article author Mehdi Slaoui Andaloussi

This blog post will present a set of custom controls built using the new PowerApps component feature for Canvas apps. As a prerequisite, check out Yifie Wang’s blog post introducing the PowerApps components feature and Brian Dang’s “start your journey with components” blog post that includes instructions on importing/exporting components and more. Before we delve…

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Quickly edit the filters for views

Headshot of article author Anees Ansari

Makers can now quickly and easily edit the filters for their model-driven views. The view designer displays filters in the Filter by … section in the property pane. Clicking on the individual filters in the property pane shows a dialog that allows makers to quickly update the operator and the value.

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Components: Start your Journey with Reusable Controls

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In my first month of joining Microsoft, Emma Cooper, a Program Manager on the PowerApps team, knocked on my door with a shine of delight in her eyes. “You can copy and paste controls from one tab to another. Do you want to try it out?” Emma knew my answer without me needing to say…

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Virgin Atlantic drives agile wins for its mobile workforce with the Power Platform

Headshot of article author Sameer Bhangar

In this post we’ll take a deep dive look at the successful adoption of the Microsoft Power Platform at Virgin Atlantic. We’ll start with a Safety and Compliance App, followed by Virgin Atlantic’s centralized administration approach to view and manage apps across the organization, and finally highlight a few additional PowerApps solutions deployed across Virgin Atlantic.

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Sharing PowerApps with multiple users

Headshot of article author Linh Tran

Today, we rolled out a new feature. You can share an app with a set of users in the company by simply copy and paste their names or emails instead of typing the full name for each individual user. Previously, you can only type in a single user at a time. If you paste a list…

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Tree view has an “App” item to make app building easier

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There’s a fancy new item in the tree view and its name is “App”.  This App item is not a control, but is permanently there and contains properties of your app such as OnStart. In previous versions, the OnStart property was included in the property list of the first screen of your app. The feedback…

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Relate records in Many-to-Many relationships

Headshot of article author Greg Lindhorst

Canvas app authors have new tools for working with Common Data Service for Apps relationships: Relate and Unrelate functions. Many-to-Many relationships Since December, you have been able to read Many-to-Many relationships using the experimental and then preview CDS connector.  But it has been impossible to relate or unrelate two records and the join table is…

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January 2019 updates for Microsoft PowerApps

Headshot of article author Evan Chaki

The team has been busy the last month shipping new features and fixes for you.  You can view the weekly release information here .  Check the release table, by region, to find out when these features and fixes will be available.   Canvas-app delegation of aggregate functions in Common Data Service for Apps In canvas apps,…

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Digital Transformation @ SNCF (French national railway company)

Headshot of article author Mehdi Slaoui Andaloussi

SNCF operates France’s national rail service and is a global leader in passenger and freight transport services. With 270,000 employees spread across 120 countries, it aims to become the benchmark for mobility and logistics solutions in France and worldwide. SNCF is a great partner for Microsoft and a good example of how a large company…

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