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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

Creating a many-to-many relationship

To create a new many-to-many relationship, you edit your solution, select the entity, click on the Relationships tab, click on + New relationship, and, from the drop-down list, select Many-to-manyas shown in Figure 3.11. A pane will open where you can select the other entity for the relationship.

When you create a many-to-many relationship, a hidden intersect entity is created to hold the data for the relationship. 

Many-to-many relationships suffer from some important limitations:

  • You cannot describe the relationship by adding fields.
  • Classic workflow and Power Automate flows cannot be triggered when records are associated.

Instead of creating a many-to-many relationship, you should consider either of the following options:

  • Creating a custom entity with two many-to-one relationships
  • Using connections