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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

Other entity properties

There are other properties for the entity that you can configure. These properties can affect the user interface in model-driven apps, such as controlling a button on the action bar or adding functionality. Throughout the rest of this book, we will enable some of these properties when investigating the functionality of the Power Platform. For example, in the next chapter, the Duplicate detection property will be enabled.

In the Maker portal, the entity properties are grouped into four sections:

  • Entity type and ownership: These two properties were discussed previously in this chapter.
  • Collaboration: This section includes many options, including connections and queues.
  • Create and update settings: This section includes duplicate detection, quick create forms, and change tracking.
  • Offline: This section is for offline access with mobile devices and the Outlook client.
Some properties have a dagger symbol, †, next to them. The dagger symbol signifies that once...