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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

Adding steps to a process

The options to add steps are in the bottom half of the editor. The following screenshot shows how you can add a step:

Figure 5.10 – Adding steps

Click on Add Step and then choose the condition or action you require. As you select a step, it is added to the canvas underneath the currently selected step.

Once added, the steps must be configured. Conditions and actions have different configuration options.

If you have used the Advanced find tool, you will be familiar with the condition editor shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 5.11 – Adding a condition

The following screenshot shows the Set properties window for creating a record, with Form Assistant in the right-hand pane:

Figure 5.12 – Creating record properties

You can use Form Assistant to select and add fields to the form. Shown next is a screenshot of a simple completed workflow with a condition step and a create record step after setting the properties...