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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

How scope controls the running of business rules

Business rules have an option called scope that you set in the action bar in the business rule designer. The scope defines under which circumstances a business rule is applied.  

The scope is set in the designer using the action bar, as shown in the following figure:

Figure 4.32 Business rule scope

The previous screenshot shows the scope set to Entity. This is the default when using the maker portal.

The scope defines the situations in which a rule is applied. The options are as follows:

  • An individual named form
  • All forms
  • An entity

An entity can have multiple forms with different users accessing different named forms. If you choose a named form for the scope, then the business rule will only be applied when users are in that form. The business rule will not be applied to the other forms.

A restriction of the scope selection is that Microsoft only lists Main forms. You cannot have a business...