How to fix – Error when trying to retrieve data from the network
May04

How to fix – Error when trying to retrieve data from the network

Learn how to fix the “Error when trying to retrieve data from the network” in Power Apps using 3 different methods! The post How to fix – Error when trying to retrieve data from the network appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to fix – Error when trying to retrieve data from the network | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Some errors...

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Fluent UI Combo Box Control – Better than classic?
Mar25

Fluent UI Combo Box Control – Better than classic?

Learn how Fluent UI combo boxes differ from the classic ones. Uncover a hidden feature that limits the data brought into an app! The post Fluent UI Combo Box Control – Better than classic? appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Fluent UI Combo Box Control – Better than classic? | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Fluent UI controls were introduced as...

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How to create checklists using a single horizontal gallery!
Feb18

How to create checklists using a single horizontal gallery!

In the 3rd post of this series, learn how to build checklists using a single horizontal gallery in Power Apps! The post How to create checklists using a single horizontal gallery! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to create checklists using a single horizontal gallery! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict I outlined the data model for creating a checklist...

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How to create checklists using a single vertical gallery!
Feb17

How to create checklists using a single vertical gallery!

In the 2nd post of this series, learn how to build expandable checklists using a single vertical gallery in Power Apps! The post How to create checklists using a single vertical gallery! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to create checklists using a single vertical gallery! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict I outlined the data model for creating a...

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How to create checklists using nested galleries!
Feb16

How to create checklists using nested galleries!

In the 1st post of this series, learn how to build expandable checklists using nested galleries in Power Apps! The post How to create checklists using nested galleries! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to create checklists using nested galleries! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict I outlined the data model for creating a checklist in a previous post that...

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How to create checklists using galleries in Power Apps!
Feb15

How to create checklists using galleries in Power Apps!

Power Apps galleries can be used for multiple purposes, creating checklists is one of them. Learn how to build them in multiple ways! The post How to create checklists using galleries in Power Apps! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to create checklists using galleries in Power Apps! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Creating checklists using Power Apps...

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How to build Cows & Bulls – the numeric Wordle!
Feb11

How to build Cows & Bulls – the numeric Wordle!

Learn how I created Cows & Bulls, a classic Wordle-like game, in Power Apps, what are the rules & how the screens look like! The post How to build Cows & Bulls – the numeric Wordle! 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 Connections in Dataverse
Feb09

How to work with Connections in Dataverse

Learn what Connections and Connection Roles are, how to display connected records, and how to create new connections! The post How to work with Connections in Dataverse appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to work with Connections in Dataverse | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict Dataverse has rich relational capabilities and provides many different...

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How to work with Yes/No columns in Dataverse
Feb07

How to work with Yes/No columns in Dataverse

Learn how to work with Yes/No Dataverse columns in canvas apps – how to display, filter by, and patch them! The post How to work with Yes/No columns in Dataverse appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to work with Yes/No columns in Dataverse | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict A Yes/No column is similar to a Choice column but only allows for two values. Those...

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How to work with Choice columns in Dataverse
Feb07

How to work with Choice columns in Dataverse

Learn how to work with Choice Dataverse columns in canvas apps – how to display, filter by, and patch them! The post How to work with Choice columns in Dataverse appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to work with Choice columns in Dataverse | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict A choice column provides a list of values for users to pick from. They help...

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How to work with polymorphic lookups in Dataverse
Feb04

How to work with polymorphic lookups in Dataverse

Learn what are Dataverse polymorphic lookups and how to display values of polymorphic lookups in canvas apps! The post How to work with polymorphic lookups in Dataverse 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 indirect Dataverse relationships
Feb04

How to work with indirect Dataverse relationships

Learn what are and how to overcome errors when displaying records in indirect Dataverse relationships in canvas apps! The post How to work with indirect Dataverse relationships appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to work with indirect Dataverse relationships | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The example we will be using to look at an indirect relationship...

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How to work with one to one Dataverse relationships
Feb03

How to work with one to one Dataverse relationships

Learn how to work with one to one Dataverse relationships in canvas apps – how to display, create and delete related records! The post How to work with one 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 one to one Dataverse relationships | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The example we will be using to look at one to one...

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How to work with custom many to many Dataverse relationships
Feb02

How to work with custom many to many Dataverse relationships

Learn how to work with custom many to many Dataverse relationships in canvas apps – how to display, create and delete related records! The post How to work with custom 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 custom many to many Dataverse relationships | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict The example we will be...

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Updates to the Power Teleprompter!
Jan31

Updates to the Power Teleprompter!

Learn how I made updates to my Power Teleprompter to now allow for a mirror mode and a few other improvements! The post Updates to the Power Teleprompter! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog Updates to the Power Teleprompter! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict I recently shared a teleprompter that I built using Power Apps and shared it with the community. Got...

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How to build a teleprompter using Power Apps!
Jan14

How to build a teleprompter using Power Apps!

Learn how to create a teleprompter app using Power Apps with lots of configuration options – font size, scroll speed and more! The post How to build a teleprompter using Power Apps! appeared first on Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict. Continue Reading Hardit Bhatia’s Article on their blog How to build a teleprompter using Power Apps! | Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict A teleprompter is a device used by speakers to view the...

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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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