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Introduction to Power Apps Variables

Updated: May 21

In this video you will learn how and when to use contextual and global variables within your Power Apps.

In this video you will learn about:

  • Contextual variables

  • Global variables


Link to the video on YouTube: Intro to Power Apps Variables

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Key timestamps:

  • 0:00 Intro

  • 0:51 Create the solution in Power Apps and demo of Excel-like functionality

  • Shane starts by creating a blank tablet layout app in Power Apps. An Excel spreadsheet is recreated in the app by inserting two text inputs and two labels. variables not used

  • 5:15 Demo of a Contextual variable

  • A contextual variable stores a value and makes it available on one screen. A button is inserted and the Update context function is added to the button.

  • 9:49 Demo of pushing a Contextual variable to another screen

  • A button is inserted and the Navigate function is added to the button.

  • 13:44 Demo of a Global variable

  • A global variable only needs to be created once and then can be used throughout an entire app. A button is inserted and the Set function is added to the button.

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