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Building Multilingual apps in Power Apps

Introduction: 

If you want to make your app more accessible to users and available in multiple languages, then here is the solution. Building multilingual apps in PowerApps

Required Components: 

  1. Excel: To maintain the multi-language data.
  2. Power Apps: To be accessible to users in multiple languages. 

Functionality: 

Excel:

Create an excel file with headers like “Key, Language1, Language2 …” then add data (data according to languages) and convert that into a table like below. “Key” is an important factor to identify which data refers to what kind of information.

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Power Apps: 

Import multilingual excel data into PowerApps by using the “Import from Excel” connection like below.

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Add one dropdown control to select the language like below.

Select a label then add a condition to get data from imported multilingual excel based on selected language form dropdown like below.

Here is the code example:
If(Dpdwnlang.Selected.Value = “English”, LookUp(OverView, Key = “OVT1F2”, English),LookUp(OverView, Key = “OVT1F2”, German))

  1. Dpdwnlang is a Dropdown name.
  2. OverView is the table name of the imported Excel file. 

Written by Anusha Tottadi.

Anusha is Microsoft 365 Developer at Evolvous Limited – specialists in Microsoft Technologies.

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