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Power Apps: Mapping Plot Points
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May 19, 2022 6:14 PM

Power Apps: Mapping Plot Points

by HubSite 365 about April Dunnam

Principal Power Platform Advocacy Team Lead at Microsoft ◉ YouTuber ◉ Speaker ◉ LinkedIn Learning Course Author ◉ Low Code Revolution Host

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In this video, April Dunnam takes a look at the map control of PowerApps. For many apps it is useful to include this control which is based on the map material from Bing. For example, when displaying an address, it is a great help to display a map at the same time.

April: "Curious about mapping in Power Apps? Do you need to create a Power Apps application which lets you plot locations on a map? Maybe you want to be able to click on one of those map points and take action like see additional details, navigate to another screen, etc?"

In this video:

  • Intro
  • Accessing the map control and licensing
  • Map alternatives (Bing Maps)
  • Demo: Adding the map control
  • Backend list configuration
  • Demo: Plotting map points
  • Clustering and unclutstering plot points
  • Demo: Map current location the default location
  • Adding plot point addresses
  • Configuring map styles
  • Show and hide map controls
  • Configuring the info card
  • Showing plot point labels
  • Acting on selection of a pin
  • Wrap up

Microsoft Map Control

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/maker/canvas-apps/geospatial-component-map

Blog Post:

https://www.sharepointsiren.com/2019/03/plotting-multiple-map-points-in-powerapps/