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How to Create an Option Set in PowerApps

Post Author: Joe D365 |

When utilizing an App, with PowerApps, you often will run into scenarios where you want to give the user multiple options in a single field. Allthough Power Apps does have a "drop down" control, after you add this specific control, you will quickly notice that there are more steps involved in creating this field. Today, we will show you how to do this by creating a custom function. Let's jump right in!

Step 1:

Select "Insert"

How to Create an Options Set in PowerApps

Step 2:

Select "Controls" and pick the "Drop Down" option

How to Create an Options Set in PowerApps

Step 3:

After the field is created, click on the new field. You will want to make sure the "Property" area is set to "Items"

The function needed to create a dropdown field is as follows: ["Option1","Option2","Option3"]

How to Create an Options Set in PowerAppspps


And that's it – easy as pie, right?! If you want to learn more about PowerApps, join us for a webinar on March 15 where we will do a deep dive into Power Apps – REGISTER HERE!

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By Joe D365
Joe D365 is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 superhero who runs on pure Dynamics adrenaline. As the face of PowerObjects, Joe D365’s mission is to reveal innovative ways to use Dynamics 365 and bring the application to more businesses and organizations around the world.

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