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Microsoft Power Apps Cookbook

By : Eickhel Mendoza
Book Image

Microsoft Power Apps Cookbook

By: Eickhel Mendoza

Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Apps Cookbook is a complete resource filled with meticulously crafted recipes to help you build customized business apps that meet ever-changing enterprise demands. You will learn how to design modern apps with the low-code approach in a rapid application development environment by achieving enterprise-wide business agility.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Extending screen real estate using the canvas control

When building apps, you need to take into account the specific user interface needs for your app. You can design many screens, use tabbed menus, or use forms to organize the input data.

One control remains hidden from both Insert methods in Power Apps Studio, which only appears when a specific type of screen gets created: the canvas. This control generates a container that scrolls vertically to the dimensions you specify, just like a website on the internet. This recipe will show you how to use it.

Getting ready

The completed app, as well as the image resources, are available in our GitHub repository located at

How to do it…

The following steps will use the canvas control to replicate a website:

  1. Go to the Power Apps portal,, and click on Canvas app from blank.
  2. On the dialog that opens...