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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

Duplicate detection rules

The duplicate detection rules define the entities and fields to compare when performing duplicate detection. Each rule defines the entity that wants to find duplicates. The rule then has one or more fields to match together with the criteria for matching values.

Clicking on Duplicate detection rules in the Power Platform admin center opens a new page showing the list of rules already in the environment, as shown here:

Figure 7.4 – Duplicate Detection Rules

There are rules for Account, Contact, and Lead included. You can edit these rules and create new rules. To create a new rule, click on New in the toolbar. This will open a new window, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 7.5 – Duplicate Detection Rule

The duplicate detection rule first defines the entity, or record type, to check duplicates against. Select the entity from the drop-down list. The entity will automatically be selected as the matching record type.

If your entity does not...