PowerApps - Create Label And Textbox

Introduction

In this article, we are going to see what PowerApps is and why it is popular in the market. PowerApps is, basically, a development platform for mobile and web apps. It allows “citizen developers” to reach capabilities that were once only reserved for high-end development tools.

PowerApps is a service-oriented application used for developing custom apps for your organization.

Easily develop mobile and web apps for any business need—even if you have no technical or development experience—with Power Apps. 

PowerApps helps us create simple apps quickly. Through PowerApps templates, we can customize our applications. With PowerApps, we can connect to our company data coming from

  • Oracle
  • SAP
  • Salesforce
  • Office365
  • Azure
  • Excel/CSV Files

It simplifies the development cycle of the business apps and equips the business users and developers to build custom native, mobile, and web applications.

PowerApps allows you to easily create and share apps from the existing data sets and no coding is necessary. These data sets include Cloud-stored Excel files, SharePoint Lists and SQL Azure tables. 

PowerApps High level Architecture


Source: Microsoft

PowerApps has been a great feature. The idea here is that you are able to build forms, specifically for mobile devices and of course the Web. Design the app you want and connect it to hundreds of data sources.

The steps are given below to create a Power App based on On-Premises data.

  • Login to Office 365 SharePoint site and click the list, where you want to add PowerApps.
  • Click PowerApps link in the list ribbon given below.
  • Enter the PowerApps name and it will redirect to the PowerApps Studio.

PowerApps - Create Label and Textbox

  • Click blank App

Blank Canvas App

Here you can develop or design your application on blank screen and you can connect with more than 400 connectors.

You can choose the design based on the customer needs,

  1. Phone
  2. Tablet

Create Textbox and Label control to display using PowerApps

PowerApps - Create Label and Textbox

Select Insert Ribbon menu on the Top and choose Textbox Control and Label to display the input Values from textbox

Add Textbox control and Label in PowerApps canvas screen and select the label Text property from left side.

Add “Textinput.Text” value, this helps us to read the value from textbox and display it in label.

PowerApps - Create Label and Textbox

Output

PowerApps - Create Label and Textbox

Conclusion

PowerApps gives you the ability to connect with all kinds of data, which is not only available with your Tenant but connected to it via the Data Management Gateways.

PowerApps is truly the future of building custom forms and then making them available on the mobile devices for your organization.

Was my article helpful? If yes, please let me know and if not, please explain what was confusing or missing. I’ll use your feedback to double-check the facts, add info and update this article.