Category Archives: PowerApps

Add intelligent File Download button to your model-driven (or canvas) apps

How do we add file download button to the model-driven apps? To start with, why would we even want to do it? There can be some interesting scenarios there, one being to allow your users to download PowerAutomate-generated word templates (see my previous post). That, of course, requires some custom development, since you may want… Read More »

Using flow-generated word documents in model-driven apps

Document Templates have been available in model-driven apps for a while now – they are integrated with the model-driven apps, and it’s easy for the users to access them. They do have limitations, though. We cannot filter those documents, we can only use 1 level of relationships, on each relationship we can only load 100… Read More »

Using application monitor to troubleshoot Model-Driven apps

You may have heard that we can now use Monitor with model-driven applications. It can provide some very useful context about the client-side behavior of your apps, but there is one option which may be particularly useful when troubleshooting end-user issues. It seems this process is supposed to be done through the “Invite” button below:… Read More »

We can now do column comparison with Fetch/Web API!

Wow, we’ve been asking about it for a (long) while: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-column-comparison-through-fetchxml-sdk-and-odata/ Do you want to do column comparison with Fetch? You can do it now – it’s only supported for a few conditions so far: Equal NotEqual GreaterThan GreaterEqual LessThan LessEqual   And it’s not, yet, supported in the UI query building tools (Advanced Find).… Read More »