Lookup users the right way in Power Apps!
Nov15

Lookup users the right way in Power Apps!

Have you tried to lookup users and gotten no results even when the user exists? Learn how to lookup users in Power Apps the right way! The post Lookup users the right way in Power Apps! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Lookup users the right way in Power Apps! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict It is a pretty common use case to lookup users (using the LookUp...

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Get rid of the back button in Power Apps studio!
Nov08

Get rid of the back button in Power Apps studio!

Are you annoyed with the back button in the Power Apps studio? Do you click that instead of the File button? Learn how you can get rid of it! The post Get rid of the back button in Power Apps studio! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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The PowerAddict? What’s in a name? May be there is
Oct04

The PowerAddict? What’s in a name? May be there is

An attempt to finally clear the air about my online presence – the poweraddict – what that is and more importantly what that is not The post The PowerAddict? What’s in a name? May be there is appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog The PowerAddict? What’s in a name? May be there is | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict So I have been blogging...

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How to deep link into Teams from Power Apps
Sep20

How to deep link into Teams from Power Apps

Learn how to deep link into Microsoft Teams from within a Power Apps app and how to improve that experience for users! The post How to deep link into Teams from Power Apps appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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How to create a Pinterest like gallery!
Sep16

How to create a Pinterest like gallery!

A deep dive into the design challenges I had with the Boards app to create a Pinterest like gallery in Power Apps! The post How to create a Pinterest like gallery! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog https://thepoweraddict.com/how-to-create-a-pinterest-like-gallery/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-create-a-pinterest-like-gallery...

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How to install the Boards app in Teams
Sep16

How to install the Boards app in Teams

Learn how to install Boards and other sample apps in Dataverse for Teams which brings the Power Platform to right within Teams! The post How to install the Boards app in Teams appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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How to work with OOB many to many Dataverse relationships
Jun05

How to work with OOB many to many Dataverse relationships

Learn how to work with OOB many to many Dataverse relationships in canvas apps – how to display, create and delete related records! The post How to work with OOB many to many Dataverse relationships appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to work with OOB many to many Dataverse relationships | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The example we will be using to...

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How to work with many to one Dataverse relationships
Jun03

How to work with many to one Dataverse relationships

Learn how to work with many to one Dataverse relationships in canvas apps – how to display, create and delete related records! The post How to work with many to one Dataverse relationships appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to work with many to one Dataverse relationships | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The example we will be using to look at many to...

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How to work with one to many Dataverse relationships
Jun02

How to work with one to many Dataverse relationships

Learn how to work with one to many Dataverse relationships in canvas apps – how to display, create and delete related records! The post How to work with one to many Dataverse relationships appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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How to master Dataverse relationships in canvas apps!
Jun01

How to master Dataverse relationships in canvas apps!

A detailed blog series that will help you work with and master the rich set of relationships that Dataverse provides in canvas apps! The post How to master Dataverse relationships in canvas apps! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to master Dataverse relationships in canvas apps! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Dataverse is more than just a database...

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How to calculate the height of a flexible height gallery!
May07

How to calculate the height of a flexible height gallery!

Flexible height galleries, although useful, can be painful if you want to calculate the exact height. Learn how to do that! The post How to calculate the height of a flexible height gallery! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to calculate the height of a flexible height gallery! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Flexible height galleries are very...

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How to create custom errors in Power Apps!
Mar19

How to create custom errors in Power Apps!

A detailed explanation of how you can add additional error handling to your Power Apps resulting in better user experience! The post How to create custom errors in Power Apps! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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Zero state – How to improve UX with images!
Feb28

Zero state – How to improve UX with images!

A quick tip about how to add zero state illustrations to your Power Apps to enhance user experience & increase user adoption! The post Zero state – How to improve UX with images! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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Y – Yes/No data card in Power Apps for better UX!
Feb26

Y – Yes/No data card in Power Apps for better UX!

A guide to replace the default data card control i.e. combo box with a toggle control for Yes/No fields in Dataverse & Dataverse for Teams! The post Y – Yes/No data card in Power Apps for better UX! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Y – Yes/No data card in Power Apps for better UX! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict A form has multiple data...

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X – Creating X records in a collection using Sequence
Feb25

X – Creating X records in a collection using Sequence

A quick tip about Sequence function to easily add multiple records to a gallery or to simply loop through n number of times in Power Apps! The post X – Creating X records in a collection using Sequence appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog X – Creating X records in a collection using Sequence | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Sequence is a very...

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Wrap Count – How to change the layout of Power Apps galleries
Feb24

Wrap Count – How to change the layout of Power Apps galleries

A quick illustration of how to add columns to vertical and rows to horizontal galleries by modifying their wrap count! The post Wrap Count – How to change the layout of Power Apps galleries appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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Variables – What happens when global & context var have the same name?
Feb23

Variables – What happens when global & context var have the same name?

A quick tip about the two types of variables in Power Apps – global and context – and why you shouldn’t name them the same! The post Variables – What happens when global & context var have the same name? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Variables – What happens when global & context var have the same name? | Hardit...

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User – How to fetch current user’s details in Power Apps
Feb22

User – How to fetch current user’s details in Power Apps

A quick tip about fetching some basic details of the current logged in user to add a personal touch to your Power Apps! The post User – How to fetch current user’s details in Power Apps appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog User – How to fetch current user’s details in Power Apps | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict A quick tip about...

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Tables – How to create tables in Power Apps
Feb21

Tables – How to create tables in Power Apps

A quick tip about creating ad hoc tables in Power Apps, with and without the Table function, for creating navigation or filter menus! The post Tables – How to create tables in Power Apps appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Tables – How to create tables in Power Apps | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict A quick tip about creating ad hoc tables in Power...

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SaveData – How to persist your Power Apps sessions!
Feb21

SaveData – How to persist your Power Apps sessions!

Do your apps restart after switching tabs in Teams losing all unsaved changes? Learn how to make your app sessions persistent using SaveData! The post SaveData – How to persist your Power Apps sessions! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog SaveData – How to persist your Power Apps sessions! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Do your apps restart...

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Reset – How to reset a Power Apps gallery?
Feb19

Reset – How to reset a Power Apps gallery?

A quick tip to illustrate how to reset a gallery and not have any record selected when the Reset function is called! The post Reset – How to reset a Power Apps gallery? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Reset – How to reset a Power Apps gallery? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Reset is a function I use pretty often. It resets a control to its...

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Quotes – Should you use single or double in Power Apps?
Feb18

Quotes – Should you use single or double in Power Apps?

A quick tip explaining the difference between single quotes and double quotes, when to use which in Power Apps! The post Quotes – Should you use single or double in Power Apps? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Quotes – Should you use single or double in Power Apps? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict There are certain concepts that are very...

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Phone camera – How to switch cameras on Power Apps mobile!
Feb17

Phone camera – How to switch cameras on Power Apps mobile!

A quick top explaining how to allow users to pick the camera they want to use on mobile devices that have more than 1 cameras! The post Phone camera – How to switch cameras on Power Apps mobile! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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OnStart – How to optimize app loading experience!
Feb16

OnStart – How to optimize app loading experience!

A quick tip to ensure all data gets loaded in the OnStart before users are navigated away from the loading screen! The post OnStart – How to optimize app loading experience! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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New screens – How to speed up Power Apps dev using templates!
Feb15

New screens – How to speed up Power Apps dev using templates!

A quick tip about speeding up your app creation process – by using different screen templates for phone & tablet layout! The post New screens – How to speed up Power Apps dev using templates! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog New screens – How to speed up Power Apps dev using templates! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The basic...

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Media controls in Power Apps – How to improve user experience!
Feb14

Media controls in Power Apps – How to improve user experience!

A quick tip about how to improve user experience when using media controls in your apps – show controls & don’t auto start! The post Media controls in Power Apps – How to improve user experience! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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LastSubmit – How to fetch the last submitted record in Power Apps
Feb13

LastSubmit – How to fetch the last submitted record in Power Apps

A quick overview describing how to fetch the last successfully submitted record using the LastSubmit property of an Edit form in Power Apps! The post LastSubmit – How to fetch the last submitted record in Power Apps appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog LastSubmit – How to fetch the last submitted record in Power Apps | Hardit Bhatia: The Power...

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Keyboard – How to control the keyboard type on mobile
Feb13

Keyboard – How to control the keyboard type on mobile

A guide to add visibility into a property of text input control that allows different keyboards to show up for text input fields! The post Keyboard – How to control the keyboard type on mobile appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Keyboard – How to control the keyboard type on mobile | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict One of the biggest complaints I...

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Jump start – How to speed up Power Apps dev with components!
Feb11

Jump start – How to speed up Power Apps dev with components!

A quick overview of how to jump start your Power Apps development cycle – by using easy reusable components! The post Jump start – How to speed up Power Apps dev with components! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Jump start – How to speed up Power Apps dev with components! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Power Apps, as we all know, is a...

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Icons – How to increase performance!
Feb10

Icons – How to increase performance!

A quick tip to reduce the number of the controls in your app by reusing them to help make your apps more performant! The post Icons – How to increase performance! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Icons – How to increase performance! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict One of the goals of any maker is to improve the performance of their apps. You...

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Hyperlinks – How to launch web pages & apps in Power Apps!
Feb09

Hyperlinks – How to launch web pages & apps in Power Apps!

A quick walkthrough of the Launch function in Power Apps – a function used to launch a webpage or another app from within an app! The post Hyperlinks – How to launch web pages & apps in Power Apps! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Hyperlinks – How to launch web pages & apps in Power Apps! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The Launch...

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Galleries vs Data Tables – How to pick between the two in Power Apps?
Feb08

Galleries vs Data Tables – How to pick between the two in Power Apps?

A detailed comparison of galleries & data tables – the two controls that can be used to display a list of records in Power Apps The post Galleries vs Data Tables – How to pick between the two in Power Apps? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Galleries vs Data Tables – How to pick between the two in Power Apps? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power...

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Formulas – How to learn the 170+ Power Apps formulas?
Feb07

Formulas – How to learn the 170+ Power Apps formulas?

Want to learn all Power Apps formulas? Here is a complete reference of all formulas with over 150 illustrations and interactive examples! The post Formulas – How to learn the 170+ Power Apps formulas? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Formulas – How to learn the 170+ Power Apps formulas? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict When I started with Power...

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Edit vs Display – Which is the better form?
Feb06

Edit vs Display – Which is the better form?

A quick comparison of the different types of forms in Power Apps – Edit form and display form – to learn which one should you use and why! The post Edit vs Display – Which is the better form? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Edit vs Display – Which is the better form? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Forms are one of the most...

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Delegation in Power Apps – How to identify and test!
Feb05

Delegation in Power Apps – How to identify and test!

A quick overview of delegation – what it is, how to test and easily identify delegation issues in Power Apps! The post Delegation in Power Apps – How to identify and test! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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Combo box or Dropdown? Who is the winner?
Feb04

Combo box or Dropdown? Who is the winner?

A quick comparison of two Power Apps controls that are used to present options to users – combo box and dropdown. Which one should you use? The post Combo box or Dropdown? Who is the winner? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Combo box or Dropdown? Who is the winner? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Two very commonly used Power Apps control to present...

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Background images for Power Apps screens – the right way!
Feb03

Background images for Power Apps screens – the right way!

Do you use images in your Power Apps? Here is a quick tip describing the best way to add background images to Power Apps screens! The post Background images for Power Apps screens – the right way! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Background images for Power Apps screens – the right way! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Power Apps are just apps...

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Add Picture vs Camera Control – Who is the winner?
Feb02

Add Picture vs Camera Control – Who is the winner?

A comparison between the Add Picture control and the Camera control in Power Apps to figure out the best control for taking pictures! The post Add Picture vs Camera Control – Who is the winner? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Add Picture vs Camera Control – Who is the winner? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Taking pictures through Power Apps...

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A-Z: 26 tips! Learn how to improve your Power Apps!
Feb01

A-Z: 26 tips! Learn how to improve your Power Apps!

26 Power Apps tips that will help make app makers create better apps – easy and simple to follow! One tip for each alphabet! The post A-Z: 26 tips! Learn how to improve your Power Apps! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog A-Z: 26 tips! Learn how to improve your Power Apps! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Lunch and learns are fun! And we had a series of...

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Office365Users Connector – Get rid of this warning!
Jan29

Office365Users Connector – Get rid of this warning!

A quick fix for an issue that you encounter when using functions like UserPhotoV2 of the Office365Users connector in Power Apps The post Office365Users Connector – Get rid of this warning! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Office365Users Connector – Get rid of this warning! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The Office365Users connector provides a...

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Weird combo box OnChange behavior – Should it trigger or not?
Jan08

Weird combo box OnChange behavior – Should it trigger or not?

A weird behavior in which a combo box’s OnChange gets triggered even when the user doesn’t change the selected items of the combo box. The post Weird combo box OnChange behavior – Should it trigger or not? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Weird combo box OnChange behavior – Should it trigger or not? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict...

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Power Apps galleries – how to auto scroll!
Jan06

Power Apps galleries – how to auto scroll!

Learn how to auto scroll a Power Apps gallery to any record within the gallery in turn improving user experience. The post Power Apps galleries – how to auto scroll! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Power Apps galleries – how to auto scroll! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Galleries are one of the most useful controls in Power Apps. Most times...

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Make your Power Apps sessions persistent when switching Teams tab!
Oct23

Make your Power Apps sessions persistent when switching Teams tab!

Do your Power Apps restart after switching tabs in Teams losing all unsaved changes? Learn how to make your app sessions persistent! The post Make your Power Apps sessions persistent when switching Teams tab! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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How to display related records in a 1:N CDS relationship!
Oct14

How to display related records in a 1:N CDS relationship!

Learn how to display related records in a 1:N CDS relationship using two methods – one easy and one not-so-easy! The post How to display related records in a 1:N CDS relationship! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to display related records in a 1:N CDS relationship! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Working at Hitachi Solutions is a lot of fun for...

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Responsiveness – how to test in the studio!
Sep28

Responsiveness – how to test in the studio!

Responsive apps provide a much better user experience. Learn how you can test the responsiveness of your apps from within the studio! The post Responsiveness – how to test in the studio! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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Power Apps Buttons – know when to use AutoDisableOnSelect
Sep11

Power Apps Buttons – know when to use AutoDisableOnSelect

A quick overview of the AutoDisableOnSelect property of buttons in Power Apps – when to set it to true and when to false The post Power Apps Buttons – know when to use AutoDisableOnSelect appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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Data tables – New vs Old
Aug17

Data tables – New vs Old

Power Apps data tables are very powerful but have traditionally had a big limitation. Learn how the newer version overcomes this limitation! The post Data tables – New vs Old appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog https://thepoweraddict.com/data-tables-new-vs-old/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=data-tables-new-vs-old Blog Syndicated...

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Changes to the Launch function
Aug14

Changes to the Launch function

A quick walkthrough of the recent changes to the Launch function in Power Apps – a function used to launch a webpage or another app from within an app! The post Changes to the Launch function appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog...

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MSAPP files – Learn how to import them!
Aug11

MSAPP files – Learn how to import them!

Learn how to generate and import MSAPP Power Apps files & the differences in the import process compared to a canvas app package The post MSAPP files – Learn how to import them! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog MSAPP files – Learn how to import them! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict MSAPP files, in simple words, are files that contain the...

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Power Apps Formula Reference
Aug06

Power Apps Formula Reference

A complete reference of all Power Apps formulas with over 150 illustrations and interactive examples The post Power Apps Formula Reference appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Power Apps Formula Reference | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict I am very excited to announce the release of an app that I have been working on for a few months now! Use it if you are...

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