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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

Consuming a model using canvas apps

Canvas apps can use prebuilt models and custom models to enhance data. You could use an AI Builder model to analyze text that a user has entered. You can take a picture with a canvas app and use an AI Builder model to extract the text from the image or to detect objects in the image. 

You can use AI Builder models in two ways:

  • By adding AI Builder model controls to a screen
  • By using AI Builder models through the formula bar

The following screenshot shows the AI Builder models you can add as controls to a canvas app screen:

Figure 18.7 – AI Builder controls in Power Apps Studio

These controls are easy to use. The outputs from the controls can be referenced like any other canvas app control. 

The following screenshot shows the screenshot from Figure 18.7 analyzed with the Text recognizer control. The control has identified the text instances in the screenshot and drawn a rectangle around them, as shown in the following figure...