Solutions are hidden behind the scenes when building Power Apps in a Teams environment. While you can use them, there are some gotchas to be aware of.
Modern advanced find test drive
How does the new 2022 wave 1 feature for Model-driven Power Apps pefrorm when compared to the classic Advanced Find tool from the XRM era?
How to control the lookup view columns for a customer field
The customer lookup column in Dataverse has special behaviors that you need to know when configuring fields for Model-driven Power Apps form.
Find contact’s LinkedIn profile with Power Fx & custom command bar button
Adding a low-code button for the contact form in Power Apps Model-driven app to search for a matching LinkedIn profile.
Clone records with Power Fx & custom command bar button
How to copy an existing record in Model-driven Power Apps, along with its child records, using the modern command designer & Power Fx formula.
Reopen tasks with Power Fx & custom command bar button
Virtual Dataverse tables with no code, via Connectors
How to bring external data from SQL Server tables into your Model-driven Power Apps with the new Virtual Connector Provider. This blog posts demonstrates how you can transparently combine the virtual & physical data onto a single screen for the users to work on.
One-to-one relationships and forms within forms
Splitting data into multiple tables for security purposes and still providing a nice UX to work with business records on a single form. You can achieve both goals with Dataverse and Model-driven Power Apps!
Relational data on Model-driven forms, part 2: Form Component Control
How to make fields from a related table editable on a Power Apps Model-driven app form with the new “forms within forms” PCF control. This second part shows how to go beyond Quick View Forms and create a seamless data entry experience.
Relational data on Model-driven forms, part 1: Main Form Dialog
How to improve the user experience of Power Apps forms that reference data from multiple related tables in Microsoft Dataverse. In the first part we’ll explore the use of Quick View Forms together with Main Form Dialogs.