Tag Archives: Formatting

Action Button in Lists: Set Column Value

SharePoint Lists / Microsoft Lists have a capability that allows you to add a button to a row, which when clicked will set the value of one or more columns in that row.  For example, a “Complete Task” button, when clicked, could set the a status column in a row to “Completed” and set a person field called “Completed by” to the current user’s name.  All of this can be done without the need for any kind of workflow or flow.  You’ll also learn the logic of how to create a button that only shows for a certain person.

I’ll also show you a way to kick off a flow, without the flow panel popping out and without the user having to click to run the flow in multiple dialog boxes.

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Power Apps as a Front End

There are two different ways that you can create PowerApps canvas apps.  There are customized SharePoint list forms, and there are standalone PowerApps.  I always prefer standalone, and I wrote a post that is a full comparison between the two types, PowerApps Standalone App Versus Customized List Form.  Whenever I’m talking about the fact that I prefer standalone over customized

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Control Formatting of SharePoint Announcements

We like to give people the freedom to add content to SharePoint as they wish in most cases, and we like them to be able to add announcements on their site whenever they need to. Do you ever cringe when you look at a SharePoint site, because of some crazy font or ugly colors that were used in the announcements

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