Drop Down Control In Power Apps

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Drop-down control has a list that shows only the first item unless the user opens it. A Dropdown control conserves screen real estate, especially when the list contains a large number of choices. The control takes up only one line unless the user selects the chevron to reveal more choices. The control will show a maximum of 500 items.

Reading this article, you can learn how to use Dropdown control in Microsoft Power Apps.

Step 1

Open the URL https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/ in the browser for Power apps,

Create an account with your Organisation Mail ID and login. After logging in your Power Apps account,

Step 2

First, Click Create (+ ) and Select the Canvas app from blank.

Next, Give the App name as PADropDown and Format as Phone.

Now, In the Power Apps studio environment, Select the Create a form option,

Step 3

To test the Dropdown control, Rename the Screen name as ScrDropDown, Rename the Form name as FrmDropDown,

Add the following controls in the Form window for Dropdown Control feature view,

Insert the Label Control and set the Name property as LblName and Text Property as Dropdown Control in Power Apps.

Insert the Label Control and set the Name property as LblDept and Text Property as Select Your Dept.

Insert the Dropdown Control and set the Name property as DropDownDept and Set the Items Property as ["CSE", "EEE", "ECE", "BME", "IT"] for dept items,

Next, we can Insert the Label Control and set the Name property as LblSelected and Text Property as DropDownDept.Selected.Value for Selected dept.

Step 4

Now we can see the preview of your App in Power Apps Studio, and the output of the PADropDownis,

After Select the Other items in the Dropdown.

 

Summary

Now you have successfully tested Dropdown Control - PADropDown in the Power Apps Studio environment.