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PowerApps Modern Controls

Introduction

PowerApps Modern Controls are a new set of controls that can be used to create more modern and engaging apps. The controls are based on Microsoft’s Fluent Design System, which means they look and feel consistent with other Microsoft products. They also offer a number of new features and capabilities that can help you improve the functionality and user experience of your apps.

Benefits of Using PowerApps Modern Controls

There are many benefits to using PowerApps Modern Controls, including:

Modern design: The controls are based on Microsoft’s Fluent Design System, which means they look and feel consistent with other Microsoft products. This can help to create a more cohesive and professional user experience for your apps.

Enhanced functionality: The controls offer a number of new features and capabilities that can help you improve the functionality of your apps. For example, the new date picker control has a more user-friendly interface and the new progress bar control has a more dynamic design.

Improved accessibility: The controls are designed with accessibility in mind, which means they can be used by people with disabilities. This is important for creating apps that are inclusive and accessible to everyone.

Increased performance: The controls are optimized for performance, which can help to improve the speed and responsiveness of your apps. This is important for creating apps that are user-friendly and enjoyable to use.
How to Enable Modern Controls

To enable modern controls for your app, you need to go to Settings > Upcoming features and turn on the toggle for Try out the modern controls. Once you have enabled modern controls, you can insert them from the Insert menu under Modern controls.

 

Settings dialog to enable modern controls feature

Examples of Modern Controls

Some of the newly introduced controls include:

  • Button: A modern button with a more streamlined design.
  • Checkbox: A modern checkbox with a more intuitive design.
  • Date picker: A modern date picker with a more user-friendly interface.
  • Tab list: A modern tab list with a more visually appealing design.
  • Progress bar: A modern progress bar with a more dynamic design.
  • Info button: A modern info button with a more informative design.
  • Spinner: A modern spinner with a more animated design.
  • Radio group: A modern radio group with a more intuitive design.
  • Link: A modern link with a more visually appealing design.
  • Badge: A modern badge that can be used to display notifications or other important information.

13 controls to be released initially

Conclusion

PowerApps Modern Controls are a powerful new tool that can help you create more modern and engaging apps. If you’re looking for ways to improve the look and feel of your apps, I encourage you to check them out.

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