Leveraging sharepoint list in Canvas application.


Introduction:

Power Apps is a powerful and user-friendly low-code platform developed by Microsoft. It empowers individuals and organizations to create custom business applications and solutions without the need for extensive coding expertise. With Power Apps, you can build intuitive apps that automate processes, streamline workflows, and connect to various data sources.

Why we need custom form:

  • Ensure Data Accuracy: Custom forms enforce data validation, reducing errors in data entry.
  • Streamline Workflows: They automate tasks, speeding up processes and reducing manual effort.
  • Enhance User Experience: User-friendly interfaces improve usability and efficiency.
  • Enable Real-Time Access: Custom forms connect to databases, providing up-to-date information.
  • Customization: Forms adapt to specific business needs, aligning with unique requirements.

Creating a new Power Apps Form

  • First create a new app in the power App.
  • Enter the App name and its layout as Tablet
  • Click on Insert and select Edit form from there .
  • Now in new tab first create a connection for SharePoint by entering your credintials.
  • After that select the connection.
  • After that select the form and select its data source from SharePoint.
  • After that Select your site and List.
  • And now your data source will be connected and you can use share point to store data.
  • As I have already created a SharePoint list like below.
  • Now add a button in the screen and change its on select property to submitform (Form1).
  • Now In Play mode you can enter your details in the form and click on button. Your details will be saved on SharePoint.
  • Like this.

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Abhishek Kumar
Power Apps Consultant