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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
Book Image

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)

Creating reusable components

App makers build their canvas apps using a set of controls and components that are already available within Power Apps Studio.

Reusable components are a good way to create your own set of controls to be used within your app with custom parameters and behavior. It makes it easier for app makers to quickly create, maintain, and share their building blocks across screens and apps.

The anatomy of a reusable component

A reusable component is a set of existing controls reorganized and grouped in a container that can contain input and output properties, which will be responsible, respectively, for receiving data from outside and sending data from the inside:

Figure 12.14 – Building a reusable component

When adding a custom property, you can select whether it will be an input or output property, and then define the nature of this property so that your app understands what it should receive/send: