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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)
1
Section 1: Introduction
3
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
11
Section 3: Power Apps
15
Section 4: Automation
19
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
22
Section 6: Integrations

Connecting stages

When you add a condition, the business process flow will link back to the main path, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 13.16 – Branching after adding a condition

You can change how the stages are linked by removing and adding connectors using the Connector button in the action bar, as shown in the following figure:

Figure 13.17 – Connector button

You can loop a business process flow back by adding and removing connections between stages.

Using the connector functionality can be tricky at first. To change the branching shown in the preceding screenshot to connect to a stage later in the flow, as shown in the following screenshot, you will need to perform the steps listed beneath this screenshot:

Figure 13.18 – Branching after adding a connector to a later stage

To make these changes as illustrated, you need to perform the following:

  1. Select the Source stage, Set Due date.
  2. Click on Connector and then click Disconnect.
  3. Select...