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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)

Building a floating action button component

One of the most recognizable features in mobile design is the use of floating action buttons (FABs) in user interfaces. It represents the primary action of the active screen. Almost every user will know its purpose because they have seen it in all major applications, such as Microsoft Outlook:

Figure 5.10 – Write and email FAB action in Microsoft Outlook

Figure 5.10 – Write and email FAB action in Microsoft Outlook

We will learn how to replicate this element using components in this recipe.

Getting ready

To use components, refer to the Getting ready section of the Setting up your first canvas Power Apps component recipe to follow the steps to enable it for your Power App if it is not enabled by default.

How to do it

  1. Create a new app using the phone layout, and from Tree view, go to the Components tab and click on New component. From the right pane, name it FABCmp. Set its Width and Height to 95, and its fill color to transparent: RGBA (0, 0, 0, 0...