Working with a Multiple Value Person Column in Power Apps

In this video, we look at how to interact with a multiple value, lookup, person SharePoint column when you get to Power Apps. We show how to implement search with a separate gallery, configure a combo box correctly for displaying and editing data, and demonstrate how to patch the data back to SharePoint.

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Forms – Power Automate – SharePoint and then Showing the Most Current Submission in Power BI

In this video, we take a simple Microsoft Form, copy each entry to SharePoint with Power Automate, and then visualize the data in Power BI. The main insight is to show only the most recent form submission by grouping within Power BI, creating a MaxDate column, and then filtering.

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Creating an Employee Recognition App in Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Teams, and SharePoint

In this video, we demonstrate how to create a Power Apps and Power Automate employee recognition solution that can post the recognition to a Teams channel, send a Teams chat, and/or send via email. We try to make it optional for submitters to include their information, finding it works for chats and email but not posts. We store the information in SharePoint and then use Power BI to visualize the values demonstrated and other data.

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Joining SharePoint Lists in Power BI

In this video, we look at a different way to visualize data from a lookup column in SharePoint. We join the columns in Power BI and then use both lists to create our visualizations.

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Working with SharePoint Lookup Columns in Power BI

In this video, we explore how to use the FieldValuesAsText functionality in Power BI to get the data from within a SharePoint Lookup column. We also explore the 2.0 beta version of the SharePoint Online List data source as well as creating custom columns and filtering by Content Type.

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Uploading Files from PowerApps to SharePoint and Emailing Links using Power Automate

In this video, we see how to upload multiple attachments from PowerApps to a SharePoint document library using Power Automate/Flow. While we are in Power Automate, we create an email of links to these documents and email it to the designated recipient.

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Displaying Embedded SharePoint Rich Text Images in PowerApps

In this video, we see how to use the PowerApps Substitute function to replace the relative image URLs within SharePoint List Rich Text columns with complete URLs so that images display correctly in PowerApps.

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Dynamically Setting Object Properties in PowerApps Based on a SharePoint List

In this video, we explore how to approximate dynamic object references/reflection in PowerApps. We take an “Actions” list in SharePoint and use it to set Text, Tooltip, and Visible properties of each corresponding button in PowerApps.

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Dynamic Information in PowerApps and Sending an Adaptive Card to Teams using Power Automate

In this video based on a real-life example, we create linked SharePoint lists that display status levels, colors, and associated steps. We then read these lists from PowerApps to create a status display that we display in a tab in Teams. Finally, we create a flow so that each time the status changes, we automatically post that to our Teams channel.

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Overcoming Delegation Issues with PowerApps, SharePoint, and Flow

In this video, we look at how to use technique described in https://tinyurl.com/twzvbgl to overcome delegation limits in PowerApps using a SharePoint data source. We also implement a corresponding Power Automate Flow to copy the ID value to a numeric column each time we create a record.

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