Leveraging Text Power in Dataverse Switching to Classic Designer in Power Apps

Leveraging Text Power in Dataverse: Switching to Classic Designer in Power Apps

Mastering Text Power with Power Apps Modern Controls

Power Apps, an integral tool from Microsoft, has revolutionized the way we look at text controls in modern application development. This article delves deep into the capabilities of the Power Apps Text Control, offering an insight into its properties and ways to harness its power for dynamic user interfaces. By the end of this read, you will have a robust understanding of using the text power in Power Apps. And should you have further queries, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Understanding Power Apps Text Control Properties


Define the directionality of your tab bar, either horizontally or vertically.

  • Center
  • End
  • Justify
  • Start


This property indicates the linguistic medium for the audience. For instance: “en-US”.


Choose between Edit, View, or Disabled modes. Edit allows value inputs, View restricts to reading, and Disabled grays out the control.

  • DisplayMode.Disabled
  • DisplayMode.Edit
  • DisplayMode.View

Height & Width

Define the dimensions of the control, specifying the distance between its top and bottom, and its left and right sides, respectively.

Styling Properties

Enhance the look of your text using the following properties:

  • Italic: Gives your text an italicized look. For instance, “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.”
  • Strikethrough: Enables a line-through style. Example: “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.”
  • Underline: Underlines the text. See this, “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.”
  • Size: Adjusts text height within the control, with options ranging from “TextSize100” to “TextSize1000”.

Textual Properties

Manage what and how the text appears inside the control.

  • Text: Specify the content to be displayed.
  • Truncate: Enables auto-shortening of extended text. Options include true or false.
  • Wrap: Allows text display across multiple lines or a single line. Choices are true or false.

Positional Properties

Determine the placement of the control on the screen.

  • X: Dictates the gap between the screen’s left edge and the control’s left side.
  • Y: Sets the distance from the screen’s top edge to the control’s top.

Guidelines for Using the Power Apps Text Control

  1. Input the text to appear in the Text property, like “Lorem ipsum dolor”.
  2. Modify the Font Size property to, for example, “TextSize600”.

In conclusion, Power Apps provides a versatile platform to wield text power efficiently. Understanding and effectively using these controls will not only enhance the user experience but also streamline the app development process. If you need guidance or have questions about implementing these controls or any other technical aspect, reach out to us. Our team is always ready to assist, ensuring your journey with Power Apps is smooth and productive.

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