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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

Adding steps to your flow

The first step in a flow is the trigger that initiates the flow. To control the logic and structure, and to perform actions, you need to add steps to the flow.

To add steps to a flow, do the following:

  1. You can click on the + New step button under the last step, or hover your mouse between two steps and click on the + icon that appears:


Figure 12.7 – Add step
  1. You then need to select a connector and an action:

Figure 12.8 – Choose an action
  1. You can select the same connector as the previous steps or any other connector. You may need to sign in to the service of the connector and provide your credentials if you haven't used this connector before.
You don't need to select a connector; selecting an action implicitly selects the connector. It is, however, easier to select the connector first as then only the actions for that connector are displayed.

The selected action is added to your flow. You need to provide the...