Tag Archives: PowerApps

Here goes an unusual combination of old and new technologies, sprinkled with a bunch of howto-s

We don’t always get to choose the technology we work with in the Power Platform world. Strict security, missing subscriptions, long approvals… if you’ve ever worked on the government projects, you know the drill. However, sometimes, this leads to a very unusual combination of tools and technologies, and, in this series of posts, I’m going… Read More »

Multiplexing is fine, as long as you are properly licensed. But can you say if you are?

It seems I still can’t quite get over those Power Automate licensing updates – new questions keep coming up, we keep digging, and that brings some new revelations. Well, today’s topic is multiplexing. First off all, “multiplexing” is not a bad word 😉 Here is how Microsoft defines it in the Client Access License (CAL) Requirements: “Multiplexing” is when individuals… Read More »

Canvas App – adding alternating colors to a gallery that’s sourced from a Dataverse table

The technique for adding alternating colors to a Canvas App gallery has been described in various posts, here is one of those: http://powerapps.co.nz/auckland/index.php/our-blog/41-add-alternating-row-colours-to-power-apps-gallery We just need to add a new column to the data source, which is going to store the sequential row number, and, once we have it, we can use it to calculate… Read More »

There is a new sheriff in town

Or, in our case, there is a new user in Power Pages: Power Pages :: Improved Dataverse connection using Dataverse Application User | Microsoft Power Pages In short, this change unlinks portal accounts from the built-in System user in Dataverse, and, even though the transition is supposed to be smooth, I figured I’d dig a… Read More »

Canvas Apps theming options

When talking about the theming, we may actually need to talk about two different aspects of it, though they usually come together. There are UI “appearance” settings such as font weight and size, background color, border width, etc. But there are, also, layout templates which are meant to define common application layout, layout elements, and,… Read More »