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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 main form

The main form is used when creating and editing records. It is the form most users will interact with in a model-driven app. Forms are an asset of an entity. Each entity has at least one main form.

The same form definition is used for web applications, Outlook clients, and the mobile apps for tablets and phones. The form automatically adjusts to the screen's orientation and size. The form can be rendered very differently in different clients.

You edit a form in the maker portal from within the entity. To edit a form, click on Solutions, open your solution, and select the entity, and then click on the Forms tab. You will see a list of forms, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 9.6 – Forms

In the previous screenshot, you can see three forms, including the main form. To edit a form, click on the name of the form. The form editor will open, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 9.7 – Form editor

In the form editor shown...