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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

Using quick create forms

Quick create forms are designed to appear on the right-hand side of the screen to create new records without having to navigate away from the current form or view. The purpose is to quickly create a new record without the user having to navigate back to continue their work.

Quick create forms appear when you click the + button in the application bar at the top of the screen or when you click on + New when creating a new record from a lookup field or subgrid. 

A quick create form is not created when a custom entity is created. You need to create a new form.

Quick create forms have a simple structure. They have a single three-column tab, each with a single section. You cannot add further tabs or sections. Only fields and spacers can be added to quick create forms.

To use Quick Create, you must first enable the entity for Quick Create in the properties for the entity and create a quick create form.

The card form is the last type of model-driven app...