Jul 7, 2022 12:00 AM

Power Apps Variables: Global vs. Context and what you need to know

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Do you want to learn how to use Power Apps variables properly? Do you have no idea what a Global Variable is or a Context Variable?

Shane “Can you use variables but sometimes get really confused why you can't make it blank or why you are seeing weird errors? Then this is the video for you. In this video, you will learn all about PowerApps variables, the differences, the performance considerations, troubleshooting, and how to update them throughout your app. All things Power Apps variables now in one updated video.”

  • Power Apps Variables
  • Creating your first Power Apps Variable, a global variable, using the Set function
  • Creating a context variable in Power Apps using the UpdateContext Power FX function
  • Naming your variables to avoid confusion. How I do it vs. how most other people do it.
  • Creating multiple variables in PowerApps and how it is different with context vs. global variables
  • PowerApps Variables can be self referencing
  • You cannot mismatch your variable data types Error Incompatible Type
  • Setting a variable to blank
  • Finding and replacing variables in your app

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