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Digital Transformation with Dataverse for Teams

By : Srikumar Nair
Book Image

Digital Transformation with Dataverse for Teams

By: Srikumar Nair

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams is a built-in, low-code data platform for Teams and enables everyone to easily build and deploy apps, flows, and intelligent chatbots using Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents (PVA) embedded in Microsoft Teams. Without learning any coding language, you will be able to build apps with step-by-step explanations for setting up Teams, creating tables to store data, and leverage the data for your digital solutions. With the techniques covered in the book, you’ll be able to develop your first app with Dataverse for Teams within an hour! You’ll then learn how to automate repetitive tasks or build alerts using Power Automate and Power Virtual Agents. As you get to grips with building these digital solutions, you’ll also be able to understand when to consider upgrading from Dataverse for Teams to Dataverse, along with its advanced features. Finally, you’ll explore features for administration and governance and understand the licensing requirements of Microsoft Dataverse for Teams and PowerApps. Having acquired the skills to build and deploy an enterprise-grade digital solution, by the end of the book, you will have become a qualified citizen developer and be ready to lead a digital revolution in your organization.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction to Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
Section 2: Deep Dive into Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
Section 3: Application and Environment Life Cycle Management
Section 4: Enterprise Readiness and Licensing

Adding images and related records to your application

In this section, first, we will see how to add the profile picture to the employee's scan records and then see how to get related detailed records of the employee on the linked screen, which has a list of employees needing attention:

  1. On Home Screen, for the Edit form control, edit the field under EditForm1 properties and add the Profile Picture field, as shown in the following screenshot:

    Figure 4.19 – Adding an Image field to the form

  2. Next, using the three dots () on the field property, you can move this newly added Profile Picture field and related control to the top of the form, as seen in the following screenshot:

    Figure 4.20 – Adding an Image field within the Edit Form control

  3. Once this is done, you can test this control and navigation by using the Preview option. In the following screenshot, you can see that I was able to add a profile picture for an employee, using the control, and...