Tag Archives: Rules

SharePoint Form Conditional Formulas

SharePoint Lists *are* Microsoft Lists, and in these lists you can create conditional formulas, so that certain fields hide and show according to conditions that you define.  This is just out-of-box in SharePoint, without any other product, no Power Apps needed. Here’s how it works.  In this example, I’ve created a list using the travel request list template, in SharePoint

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SharePoint List Rules

Microsoft Lists, AKA good old SharePoint lists, now have a new rules wizard.  This is a very simplified way of creating notification rules, to be notified about certain things happening in the list.  You can Create a rule, or click to Manage rules (edit or delete) rules that you’ve already created.  Here’s what it looks like, at the top of

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PowerApps Rules Panel

Just two days ago, I virtually did a presentation at the DFW SharePoint user group meeting.  I went through various terminology in PowerApps, and how to translate the way we did things in InfoPath, to how it’s done in PowerApps.  One of the things that I mentioned, was that conditional formatting is still pretty complicated, because it needs to be

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InfoPath– Getting the “Signature”

STOP USING INFOPATH You can add real digital certificates to your InfoPath forms, but there are a few problems with them: They are not compatible with browser-based forms They don’t collect any real data that you can do anything with. So, for most clients I work with, they don’t need to have “real” certificates involved, and simply need to capture

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InfoPath: Create Common Multiple Choice Selections

STOP USING INFOPATH In InfoPath, when using certain controls such as the Drop-Down List Box, Combo Box, List Box, or Multiple Selection List box, there are several different ways that you can obtain the list of choices that are available to people filling out the form. Enter choices manually – This option allows you to simply click the Add… button

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