Today’s learning on Patch is important as it relates to Lookup and Choice fields which are more similar than you might think. They are highly relevant to Patching to Sharepoint lists as they help us to maintain the ties to related lists.
If you’ve signed up for the course you can head directly to the first video here.
I avoided using Power Apps Patch for a very very long time. I didn’t understand it. It stressed me out, so I left it alone. When I prepared my course on Power Apps from Zero to Hero, it was obvious to me that I was missing the Patch function in a BIG way, so I wrote a whole module on it and it’s coming very soon, and how soon is up to you.
The next Power Apps 4 Kids session will be featuring Laura GB and she’ll be showing us how you can make a snowflake using Power Apps. I suspect that she’ll be doing some scalable vector graphics cleverness, but we shall see.
Link to join is shown here first of all you need to register for the site here
I REALLY like the Power Apps Launch Function – you can use it to open a web page, sent an email, even make a phone call. Here’s a short video on how to use it and you can use the syntax below to make it work for you.
Invisible Power Apps buttons are worthwhile as they allow you to have the ability to hover over something such as an image and the mouse indicate that it can be clicked. Without it the user doesn’t know that an action is possible. It’s super simple and here’s how to make one.