Category Archives: Canvas Apps

How to use Receipt Processor AI Builder in Canvas App

As like with every release, Microsoft brings various new features that help to improve productivity and make the user’s life easier and faster. So, here we explore one such amazing feature -Receipt Processor (AI Builder). Before proceeding further, I would like to inform you that to use this feature you need to enable the AI… Read More »

Working with Optionsets and Multi-select Optionsets in Canvas Apps using Common Data Service (Current) Connector

In the earlier post we have discussed working with Lookups and Polymorphic Lookups and this time we will focus on Optionsets and Multi-Select Optionsets. OptionSet: Using the CDS (Current) connector, when you include the optionset field on your canvas app, the drop-down items list is auto bound and you do not need to adjust any… Read More »

Working with Complex Data Types in Canvas Apps using Common Data Service (Current) Connector – Lookups & Polymorphic Lookups

A couple of years ago I had visited this topic but back then it was using the Dynamics 365 connector which is now deprecated. New connector changed ways – time to write again more for a personal reference and glad if it helps others out there too. First – let’s look at adding a lookup… Read More »

Embedding Canvas Power Apps to Microsoft Teams

In our previous post, we saw various apps to which a canvas app can be added. In continuation to this, here is another application where the canvas app can be easily added – Microsoft Teams. Moreover, to ease the process of adding canvas apps to teams, you now have an option right there i.e. ‘Add… Read More »

Embedding Canvas Apps within Model Driven Apps, Power Apps Portal, Power BI and Custom Websites

Canvas Apps is the new Citizen developer to quickly design pixel perfect mobile apps with very little to no pro-dev knowledge. While Model Driven apps allow for drag and drop interface for form design, they still do have a strict layout and you cannot really place controls wherever you want. This is where Canvas Apps… Read More »