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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

Exporting to Excel in model-driven apps

Export to Excel is available from the action bar in most views. This import tool allows you to export the data in the view to an Excel file. Clicking on Export to Excel shows the export options as shown in the next figure:

Figure 6.29 – Export to Excel options

The options for exporting to Excel include the following:

  • Static Worksheet: A snapshot of the records in the view. The data is copied to a worksheet on your local computer. 
  • Static Worksheet (Page only): Only the records on the first page of the view (up to 250 records based on the setting in your personal options) are copied to the local computer.
  • Dynamic Worksheet: Creates an Excel worksheet on your local computer with a query based on the current view definition. No data is stored. When you open the worksheet, a connection is made to Common Data Service and the latest data is loaded into the spreadsheet. The query respects your security access. Another user opening a...