Category: Office 365

Adaptive Cards showcase

Adaptive Cards

This post is related to a screencast I’ve made recently. It describes how the Flow, used by the solution, is built in details. Have fun watching and learning how it is made. This post is also part of the sequel I am writing about “Adaptive Cards“.

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Elevated permissions in Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow

It was fairly easy to say to SharePoint Workflow (both in 2010 and 2013 versions) that certain action or actions should be executed with the elevated permissions.

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PowerApps export as package fails due to missing connections

PowerApps

Sometimes when we are working with PowerApps, adding new connections like to Microsoft Flow or external services and then we decide we don’t need some of them anymore and therefore we are removing it, but forgetting to first delete it in PowerApps, we are finding ourselves in situation, where when trying to export the app as a package, we are facing a very hard to debug issue.

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Sketch-noting in PowerApps and merging images

PowerApps

Post was inspired by a comment with a question posted some time ago under the post about hand written signatures. Kevan asked, if this is possible to take a photo, then sketch-note on it and finally save two images as a single one.

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Microsoft Forms Pro – personalization

Microsoft Forms Pro

In my previous post I have presented in details how the new Forms Pro differs from its older brother – Forms. Since then, having the possibility to play around with the new product, I would like now to describe you it’s outstanding feature – option for personalization.

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Import XML to PowerApps

PowerApps+Flow logo

When preparing for a new project, I started to check whether different customer expectations are feasible with PowerApps. The first of these is the ability to use an XML file as input, to build a table in the application and possibly to save them to SQL later.

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Microsoft Forms Pro – review

Microsoft Forms Pro

Microsoft Forms application has been in Office 365 for quite a time. As soon as it was made available to commercial tenants, I made a post in which I reviewed the product and compared it to Google Forms. Almost two years have passed and we have a new product – Microsoft Forms in the Pro version. What is that? Read on!

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Discovering suspended workflows with Microsoft Flow

In my daily work over business processes in Office 365, specifically in SharePoint Online, one thing annoys me the most – namely the lack of mechanisms to inform me that the workflow has hung up – that it is in a “Suspended” state.

The solution for that issue is not provided by Microsoft or Nintex – the company with which products I have been working for a quite long time. There are only workarounds, but they are inadequate, and I wanted to be able to react proactively and not reactively to any flow suspension event.

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Importing PowerApps package as a SharePoint list form

PowerApps

The functionality in PowerApps allowing to export an application and then import it in a different environment or to migrate it this way to your customer’s tenant is known. However this works like a charm when talking about standalone apps. Is it possible to import a list form made in PowerApps as well? Yes! Maybe not very straightforward, but yes.

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