Released version 3.18122

Introduction

Version 3.18122 for PowerApps Studio and PowerApps Mobile is now available in all regions. This article describes the updates, including the new features, and the fixes to existing functionality, which are included in this update. This version was first made available in preview on December 13, 2018, and completed worldwide rollout on January 3, 2019.

Native support for Common Data Service for Apps data types in canvas apps

Today, support for some data types in Common Data Service for Apps is limited or hard to use. Optionset values must be looked up manually on the maker portal, GUIDs are handled through strings that can cause problems in comparisons, and there are time-zone issues with date only and date/time fields.

This feature cleans all that up, adding native support for optionsets and GUIDs and improving the time-zone handling for date/time values.

Fixes and improvements

  • Comments: Comments in particular places are removed on format - Loss of (non-functional, but valuable) data in comments in formulas when you format.

  • Data: Table list from data sources should be sorted alphabetically - The title of this item is self explanatory.

  • Form Viewer: Snap to column doesn't update in data panel when changed from properties panel - Snap to columns in form viewer is broken because the snap to columns feature is showing up in both the data panel and the properties panel when it should only appear in one place.

  • Function: Launch function works on web player but not on mobile - The following works on webplayer, but not mobile: Launch("https://web.powerapps.com/apps/XXX/", "MyUserId", "MyUserId") Specifically, the user gets stuck trying to open the app with the first function, or shows an error, due to the trailing slash.

  • Image: An image taken in portrait mode in mobile app is rotated. - Within Accounts entity, open one of the account instances, and go to timeline. If you enter a note with a portrait mode photo, the photo appears rotated when opened on the mobile app.

  • 'Printing' (Ctrl+P) on WebPlayer prints the app off the page to the right in Edge - When an app is displayed in Internet Explorer/Edge it was possible to use Ctrl+P to print but after release of (3.18105.16) it pushes the App off the sheet of the paper and you now have to minimize the zoom to 50% to be able to view the details of the app.

  • Published App can't access native capabilities (Location, Microphone, Camera) - The app gets loaded but the state doesn't get updated with the user consent to use the capabilities. Hence the published app is not able to access native capabilities.