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PowerApps : Adding a Spinner
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
When a Power App needs to process the user will see grey dots floating across the top of the screen. These grey dots are not clear to the user who generally will press buttons. To avoid this confusion a colourful spinner can be displayed to the user while the processing occurs.
PowerApps : Submit Button disabled until all fields are completed.
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
A nice way to enforce data integrity is to disable the Submit button until all of the fields in a form have been completed by the user.
Microsoft Secure Score
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
Microsoft Secure Score is a measurement of an organisation's security posture, with a higher number indicating better security.
Power Platform news from Microsoft Ignite 2021
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
After a jam packed two days at Microsoft Ignite there is definitely some exciting news in the Power Platform space. Pay-as-you-go usage billing in Azure, Native Power Apps on mobile devices, Power Apps Co-authoring and Conditional Access polices to secure app and data access enhances this already amazing platform.
Can multiple users edit an app in Power Apps?
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
When I first started developing in Power Apps the need to work with others on applications was non-existent. Now as I join other companies to assist with their Power Apps projects we continuously struggle with the inability to work on a Power App simultaneously.
Plus Addressing email addresses in Microsoft 365
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |

This week I received a new subscription to my newsletter and I noticed the email address looked a tad strange. The email address contained +powerassist which I instantly knew would not be part of someone's official email address.

After a bit of research I found out that Microsoft had introduced support for custom email addressing with Microsoft 365 email services. This is commonly known as Plus Addressing and is a standard that allows users to extend their email address using "tags" or the plus (+) character.

Microsoft Display Adapter wont connect after enabling Microsoft Baselines in Endpoint Manager.
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
After you turn on Microsoft 365 Security Baselines, Windows 10 will not connect to your Microsoft display Adapter. Here are the steps to leave your baselines intact and get your Microsoft Display Adapter working again.
Microsoft’s new date to turn OFF Basic Authentication on all Microsoft 365 Tenants.
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |

"Every day Basic Authentication remains enabled in your tenant, your data is at risk, and so your role is to get your clients and apps off Basic Authentication, move them to stronger and better options, and then secure your tenant, before we do."
                                                                                          Microsoft Exchange Team

PowerApps : If I only knew!
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
I have been using an IF THEN ELSE statements since the day I started programming back in the late 80's. So while I was developing my latest power application I found the formatting of the IF statement can differ depending on the type of variable or the variable that is returned.
PowerApps : Date Only, How do I remove the time from a DataCard.
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
When you add a Date field from DataVerse to a Power Apps form the DataCard will automatically display the Date and Time. Sometimes you just want the Date and not the Time displayed. There are two methods to remove the times hour and minute fields.