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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Testing your flow

Every solution that is built needs to be validated against a set of test cases to ensure that it does what it was created to deliver. Power Automate offers a very good platform to test the flow logic. The testing process actually runs the business logic, and so you shouldn't test flows on your production (live) system. The flow user interface (as demonstrated in the How to do it...section) can be used to observe inputs and outputs, as well as investigate errors.

Presently, the feature only lets you test the last five flow runs.

Getting ready

Only the flow owner can test the flows, which means that you will need to be added as a co-owner if you want to test the flow.

How to do it...

  1. Go to the Power Automate landing page.
  2. Select the flow that you want to test and click Edit.
  3. Click on the top right-hand corner to test the flow:

  1. This...