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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

Viewing all your execution logs and organizing them

You have probably used logs already, and we have also talked in this chapter about the history of executions so you can see the steps your flow went through and what happened within each action. The general flow details screen demonstrates a short history of the executions of the flow (Figure 11.17). However, we can go further and really understand how Power Automate works.

Figure 11.17 – The main screen of a flow

With all the connectors automated, Power Automate undertakes constant checks to establish whether there is something new. For example, in the When a new email arrives connector, Power Automate constantly goes to Outlook and checks whether there are any new emails so it can start the flow. This is an execution, but it does not appear in the initial history screen!

This execution is done every 3 minutes or less (depending on your license), and it is through that execution that the flow is...