Working with canvas app controls in Power Apps 2024

Microsoft Power Apps 2024    |    Beginner
  • 12 videos | 52m 14s
  • Includes Assessment
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In this Power Apps course, you'll master the configuration of key canvas app controls like buttons and drop downs. We start with an overview of the Power Apps Studio interface and its editing functions, teaching you how to insert, arrange and manage controls, and edit their properties for a tailored app experience. We then explore popular controls in Power Apps, highlighting essential properties. You'll learn to configure text labels and inputs, and delve into text-based controls like HTML text, rich text editor, and pen input. We cover button interactivity and properties, and using media controls for image and video inclusion in your apps. The course wraps up with a focus on common input controls: drop downs, list boxes, and radios, comparing and contrasting them while showing customization options. We conclude with an introduction to modern controls, a sleek, updated approach to Power Apps controls.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in the working with canvas app controls in power apps 2024 course
    Navigate the power apps studio editing interface
    Add and remove controls in a canvas app
    Copy and arrange controls on the canvas
    Edit basic control properties
    Configure the key properties of text label controls
  • Configure the basic properties of text input controls
    Discover html text, rich text editor, and pen input controls
    Edit a button's display mode, appearance, and onselect property
    Add and configure the drop down, list box, and radio controls
    Customize the contents of a drop down or list box
    Enable and insert modern controls


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    This video outlines the key content covered in the Working with canvas app controls in Power Apps 2024 course, including exploring Power Apps Studio, using text inputs, and using modern controls. FREE ACCESS
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    Power Apps Studio is the interface where you edit canvas apps. Power Apps Studio includes tools for inserting controls, editing their properties and formulas, and much more. In this video, we will take a tour of the elements and commands that make up Power Apps Studio so you can work on your apps easily and efficiently. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting controls in Power Apps 2024
    Controls are the basic building blocks of canvas apps in Power Apps. You can insert a control by selecting it from a menu, or you can specify the control you want and the Copilot AI assistant will generate it for you. Once you have added controls, you can rename them, move them on canvas, and delete unwanted controls. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Arranging controls in Power Apps 2024
    4m 12s
    In addition to inserting new controls in Power Apps Studio, you can also duplicate and move controls using the clipboard commands of copy, cut, and paste. Once you have the desired controls on your screen, you can organize your app's interface by aligning, reordering, and grouping them as you see fit. Find out more in this tutorial. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Editing control properties in Power Apps 2024
    4m 41s
    All controls have properties which determine the way they look and behave. In this video, we highlight the three main ways to edit a control's properties: using the command bar, the properties pane, and the formula bar. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using text labels in Power Apps 2024
    Text labels can be used for everything from titles and headings, to displaying dates, labeling interface elements, and more. In this tutorial, we'll see how to configure a label's text property using literal strings and formulas. You will also see how to change some other key properties of labels. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using text inputs in Power Apps 2024
    4m 55s
    Text input controls make your app more interactive, allowing users to enter data and submit search queries. In this video, you will learn to differentiate between two key properties of text inputs, Default and Text. You will see how to edit these and other properties to make these controls look and act the way you want them to. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Discovering other text controls in Power Apps 2024
    3m 44s
    Text labels and text inputs are two of the most common controls for working with text. However, Power Apps offers several other text-based controls that you can use to enhance the appearance and functionality of your app. In this video, we will introduce you to the HTML content, rich text editor, and pen input controls. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Configuring buttons in Power Apps 2024
    5m 5s
    In Power Apps, buttons are a great way of adding interactivity to an app. In this tutorial, you will see how to change a button's display mode and appearance. You will also discover the OnSelect property, which can be configured to let users press a button to perform actions, such as submitting forms, resetting input, and navigating the app. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using common input controls in Power Apps 2024
    4m 57s
    Power Apps offers several input controls that allow users to make a choice. In this video, you will learn the difference between drop down, list box, and radio controls, and see how to configure their fundamental properties. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Customizing list controls in Power Apps 2024
    4m 40s
    When you use drop downs and list boxes, you can customize them to display items from the data source of your choice. In this video, you will see how to populate an input control with entries from a table column. Then, you will see how to organize the list items using the Distinct and Sort functions. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Using modern controls in Power Apps 2024
    4m 48s
    Modern controls and themes are an exciting new experience in Power Apps. Modern controls include sleeker versions of classic controls like buttons, as well as novel controls such as badges. Watch the video to see how to enable, inset, and configure modern controls. FREE ACCESS


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