A collection in Canvas Apps is a table where you can store data. You can do this by using the Collect function.

You can read more about the Collection function on the links below:

How it works

In this example, you will see how to use the Collect function.

On your Canvas App project add a new screen

  1. On the Canvas App, select Screens+ New screenLayouts (Blank)

2. In Power Apps studio, select + Insert Text label

3. Add a Text Input control from + InsertText input

4. Add a button from + InsertButton

Info: It is a good practice to rename control names as the example image depicts

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5. The screen will show like the image below.

6. On the btnCollectData button, set the OnSelect property and type the code below:

            Name: txtInputName.Text


The result

On the Home page top menu, navigate to {…} – Collections, as the below image depicts.

You will be able to see your collection with the record, as the image below shows.











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