Editable Views

by Apr 4, 2023

Last week a customer wanted to edit directly in a view in a model-driven Power App.

They needed to quickly set the attendance for the students. Opening each record to set if someone is present or absent would be a hassle.

This not possible by default in model-driven Power Apps, so I was already thinking about creating Custom Page with a list.

Then I was remembering the announcement of the new look of model-driven apps that is in preview now. It mentioned about: Edit records inline through enhanced grid.

In the classic Solution Explorer you can enable this by adding the Power Apps grid control to an entity. Then I set Enable editing to true. I also set Enable OptionSet colors to true for some nice colors in my grid.

I am incredibly happy with the result:

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