Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source

Introduction

 
In this article, we are going to see how to create blank PowerApps with Excel as a data source. Before reading the article, go through the Introduction to PowerApps and Creating Template with it.
 
Step 1
 
Create a blank app, choose the layout that you want - Phone or Tablet layout.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 2
 
It shows the screen to connect with the data. Click -> “Connect to Data”.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 3
 
Click -> New connection.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 4
 
Choose a connection where you want to save the data. Click -> “one drive for business”.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 5
 
Click "Create" (To create a new connection).
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 6
 
Choose an Excel file or folder (where you save the file).
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 7
 
Choose the table from Excel file that you to want connect with PowerApps.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 8
 
Choose the table name by clicking the checkbox.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 9
 
Click "Connect".
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 10
 
Add the data source successfully.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 11
 
Click Home -> New Screen -> List.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 12
 
Refresh icon – to refresh the records.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Sorting Icon – sorting based on the title
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Add Icon- to add a new record
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Title Bar – title for grid
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
To view more details about a particular record
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
Show data title, subtitle, image.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
The above images are shown in the below screen as one.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 13
 
Select the grid area to map with the data.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 14
 
Click -> Properties -> Choose “Data”.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 15
 
Select “Schedule” to map data in the grid.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 16
 
Choose the Layout to show in the grid. Click -> Down Arrow.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 17
 
Various types of layout are available in Gallery Layout – Title and subtitle, title subtitle and body, title and image, title subtitle, and image. Choose “Title and subtitle”.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 18
 
The chosen layout is shown in the dropdown. And the select title and subtitle value. Click -> Down Arrow.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 19
 
Show the Schedule table of columns.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 20
 
Bind Title – Day and Sub Title – Time. See the table value as below as the grid.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 21
 
Click -> Home -> New Screen -> Form
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 22
 
Click -> Properties -> Data  ->”No data”
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 23
 
Choose -> Data source -> Schedule
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 24
 
In new form screen, select needed column to add, edit in forms
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 25
 
Click -> Advanced -> OnSelect textbox remove “false” value
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Write your formula
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
For refreshing icons in the grid.
 
Step 26
 
Add (+) screen
 
Add below Formula in Formula bar,
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
To add a new record on submit.
 
Step 27
 
Change screen (screen 3) close(X) Icon
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Add Formula in Formula Bar - ResetForm(EditForm1);Navigate(Screen2, ScreenTransition.None)
 
Step 28
 
Below is the Edit submit button,
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Add Edit submit Formula,
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 29
 
Add delete icon
 
Insert-> Icons(click down arrow) ->choose -> Trash
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Add Delete formula in the formula bar
 
Remove(Schedule, BrowseGallery1.Selected); Navigate(Screen3, ScreenTransition.None)
 
Delete Icon added in form,
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 30
 
After running the app, you will see the below screen,
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Step 31
 
Click > icon to view the detail of the records.
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Click ->Submit the record (Add/Edit).
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
Below, new records are added for a sample
 
Create Blank PowerApps With Excel As Data Source
 
I hope you have found this article helpful.