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Power Automate – Document automation requires System Customizer permission
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
Today I was discovering the Document automation within the AI Builder section in Power Automate. I was following the Microsoft Learn instructions and clicked on the Custom documents and invoices template but was greeted with a red message that said Document automation requires System Customizer permission to install a new package. Contact your admin or create a new environment.
Microsoft Certification Expiration Changes for 2021
By Andrew Gallagher | | 0 Comments |
Last Thursday I sat and passed with a score of 906 my Power Platform PL-200 exam. For me this was a great achievement, I studied hard and got a great result. But when I received my certificate I noticed the certification expired in one year and not in two years like I expected.
PowerApps : Auto Save
By Andrew Gallagher | | 2 Comments |
Did you know your Canvas App is auto saving every 2 minutes? Well this is true but only after you have manually saved the Canvas App for the first time! So make sure the first thing you do after opening up a new blank canvas is to save it.
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.
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.
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.
Power Apps : Filtering Data by the Current User.
By Andrew Gallagher | | 1 Comments |
In the latest Power App that I am writing using Dataverse I wanted to filter data from a table on the currently logged in user. My programming back ground told me to find the logged in users GUID and use that as a filter within the app. This would have worked but there is a much simpler way to do this using Data Verse views.