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Mar 24, 2023 10:00 AM

Text Data in PowerApps

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I thought a post about text data would be easy to write up, and I was wrong. I have struggled with writing and re-writing this post.

I thought a post about text data would be easy to write up, and I was wrong. I have struggled with writing and re-writing this post. Mostly because of the simplicity of this data type mixed with the complexity of manipulating it. Regardless, I do want to start with the definition from Microsoft. According to the documentation, the text data type is defined as…

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Text data in PowerApps is the ability to store text information in the app. This data can be used to store user input, such as comments or descriptions. It can also be used to store and retrieve data from a data source, such as a database. This data can be used as a lookup field when creating views or forms, and can be used as a search parameter. The text data type can be used to store text information of any length. PowerApps also supports rich text formatting for text data, allowing users to add formatting such as bold, italicize, underline, and more.

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