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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 field

To create a new field relationship, you edit your solution, select the entity, click on the Fields tab, and then click on + Add field, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 3.21 – Add field

A pane will open on the right-hand side, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 3.22 – Field properties

When creating a field, start by specifying the following properties:

  • Display name: The name of the field. 
  • Name: This is the internal name used for the field. It will have the publisher's prefix.
  • Data type: Choose from the list of data types.
  • Required: Whether the field must be entered when a record is created.
Depending on the Data type selected, other properties are displayed; for example, text fields have a maximum length and numeric fields have minimum and maximum values.

To create the field, click on Done