Power Apps Canvas Key Functions for Beginners
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Common Expressions to Know First
|Show the current logged in user|
The User Function Examples
|Filter the rows to a certain criteria|
The Filter expression can filter the rows based on an expression of your choosing.
|Lookup a value in another table or source|
The lookup function can see the value from a different source based on an expression.
|Create a Global Variable|
Global variables can be seen on any screen. They can be created when you start an app by selecting the App OnStart event or on any actionable event.
|Send data from a form to the source.|
A few ways to send data from a form are SubmitForm or the Patch commands. The SubmitForm is easiest with he smallest amount of flexibility.
|Searching multiple columns for a row|
The Search command does a contains search across multiple columns and is usually used in galleries or data tables.