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Community Blog Highlights: December 2017

Have you visited the Power Apps Community blog lately? Along with rapidly growing forums, fun and informative events, and ways to leave feedback, the Community blog is a platform for you to share ideas with your peers, industry experts, and us here at Microsoft.

We want to hear what’s got you thinking about PowerApps and business applications! Blog posts can be anything from opinion pieces on the latest industry trends, to helpful tips and how-tos for your fellow PowerApps users. Gain new readers, reach global audiences, and get top recognition from Microsoft Employees.

To get started, simply message me, @mackenzie_lyng, with a rough title for your post and a couple of sentences to describe your topic. Together we’ll make sure you can preview how your post will look once it’s done, and set a publication date.

Posts of the Month

Every month, we’ll post highlights from the Community blog so you can catch up on any you may have previously missed. Check out these great posts from December:

PowerApps: Get and save multiple selection values to Excel by Daniel Christian

This blog shows how PowerApps can be used to lookup values from an Excel spreadsheet stored on OneDrive, make multiple selections and then save it back to the Excel.

PowerApps - One Stop-Shop for Social Media Communication by Daniel Christian

This blog walks you through how you can use the two attached templates to build your own mobile PowerApp as a central place to post comments to Facebook, Slack, Twitter and Yammer. The three attachments includes a MSAPP file for the PowerApp, zipped file for Flow and STP file for SharePoint. The steps described in this article must be followed in the precise order to get the final app as desired.

 

The PowerApps Community is your place to connect, learn and interact with experts, Microsoft Employees, and peers. We want to provide you with a community that is innovative, dynamic, fun, and rewarding!

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