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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By : Julian Sharp
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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By: Julian Sharp

Overview of this book

The Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate (PL-200) exam tests and validates the practical skills of Power Platform users who are proficient in developing solutions by combining the tools in Power Platform and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem based on business needs. This certification guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the PL-200 exam so you can prepare effectively for the exam. Written in a clear, succinct way with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with detailed explanations of solutions, this book covers common day-to-day activities involved in configuring Power Platform, such as managing entities, creating apps, implementing security, and managing system change. You'll also explore the role of a functional consultant in creating a data model in the Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service). Moving ahead, you'll learn how to design the user experience and even build model-driven and canvas apps. As you progress, the book will show you how to manage automation and create chatbots. Finally, you'll understand how to display your data with Power BI and integrate Power Platform with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the essential concepts and techniques required to prepare for the PL-200 certification exam.
Table of Contents (34 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
Section 3: Power Apps
Section 4: Automation
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
Section 6: Integrations

Configuring the site map

The site map controls the left-hand navigation pane in a model-driven app. You can specify how this navigation pane is organized and the order of the entities in the app.

To edit the site map, click on the pencil icon next to the site map tile. This opens the Sitemap Designer page, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 9.3 – Sitemap Designer

A site map has three elements:

  • Area: Areas are the top level of the site map. If you have more than one area, the user can switch from one area to another from the bottom left of a model-driven app.
  • Group: Groups are the second level of the site map and belong to an area. Groups are simply a way to combine subareas together into common groups and have a title that appears in the navigation.
  • Subarea: Subareas are the components that can be displayed, such as entities and dashboards.

When you edit a new site map, a single area, group, and subarea are included. To edit these, simply click on them and the...