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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 managed properties

By using managed properties, the developer of a managed solution can control whether a solution component can be customized once it has been imported. The developer of the solution can restrict the level of change that can be made to the component in the target environment.

You can set managed properties when you're editing a component from the Solutions Explorer, as shown in the following screenshot: 

Figure 20.5  Managed properties for an entity

Here, we can see the managed properties for an entity. The following screenshot shows the managed properties for a field that contains fewer properties that can be restricted:

Figure 20.6 – Managed properties for a field

A developer would set a property to false to prevent that setting from being edited once it's been imported. For example, a developer might have some processing that is dependent on a field that they have set to Business required. The developer does...