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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

Using Import from Excel

In the unified interface, Import from Excel is available from the action bar in most views. This import tool allows you to import Excel workbooks, CSV files, and XML files.

Import from Excel has many similarities to the Import Data Wizard but has a more modern user interface. Clicking on the Import from Excel button gives the two options shown in the following figure:

Figure 6.18 – Import from Excel 

Instead of a separate window, this wizard opens in a pane on the right-hand side of the screen. You can browse and select a file. The rest of the steps are similar to the Import Data Wizard; for instance, the mapping of columns to fields is shown in the next figure:

Figure 6.19 – Import from Excel mapping

An import job is created, and you can monitor this job in the same way that you did for the Import Data Wizard.

You can import only one file at a time. To import more files, you need to run the wizard again.

If you have other data...