In this blog, we will discover a new addition to the Client API. This event is the "OnOutputChange" that allows triggering a handler after a PCF control has notified the change of its outputs. This event is valid for controls that live in model-driven app forms. The use of this event creates communication between PCF … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – Client Scripting] How to interact the client API with a PCF control in a form using the OnOutputChange event?
You will see in this blog how we can initiate a Ms Teams call or a Whastapp chat from a Canvas app. Also, we will use the new concept "Named Formulas" to implement this scenario. Of course, we don't have to use named formulas to implement this use case, this will give a first overview … Continue reading [Power Apps – PowerFx] Let’s try to deep link a Power apps to WhatsApp and Ms Teams using Named Formulas
Have you ever needed to open a form with a focus on a tab or a section dynamically from a url ? This blog explains in detail an approach to implement this functionality. You'll need a few lines of JS code, don't worry the API client will do all the work for us. Scenario: We … Continue reading [Model-driven apps] Deep link a MDA to open on a specific form tab
Microsoft has recently introduced a virtual table called AAD User. This table allows to retrieve any user in an organization’s Azure Active Directory. This feature is available on all environments, no action is required to use it. One possibility is to create lookup columns of type AAD User. This will allow to create relationships between … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – Virtual Tables] How to resolve the AAD User’s lookup issue in MDA forms before Microsoft’s fix?
As you know, Model-driven apps can be used on different clients, like Android smartphones and tablets or iOS iPads and iPhones. Recently, I had the opportunity to test Custom pages with the Native player from Microsoft on Android and iOS. This worked perfectly on Android, but not on iOS. Indeed, an error message is displayed … Continue reading [Model-driven app – Custom Pages] How to fix the UserNotLoggedIn error when loading a custom page on the iOS native player?
In-app notifications for model-driven apps is a feature that has historically been highly requested by the Dynamics 365 community for the past few years. To meet this long awaited need, Microsoft has introduced this feature for Dynamics 365 CE but not only, also for model driven applications, a Power Apps license is enough to take … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – In-App notifications] Only System Administrators can view notifications, What about the other users ?
According to the roadmap published by Microsoft, Power Fx commands for model-driven apps will go into general availability from May 2022. This blog will discuss an example using modern commands, and I hope it will encourage you to adopt this new way to customize the command bar and buttons. As mentioned in the blog title, … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – Power Fx] How to open multiple rows in new tabs using Power Fx commands ?
Dataverse list rows connector allows to retrieve rows from a Dataverse table. This connector can filter rows using OData expressions or fetchXml queries. Unfortunately, the connector does not support all fetchXml requests. This blog will discuss an approach to execute this kind of unsupported queries. Let's look at what the documentation says:The distinct operator and aggregation … Continue reading [Power Automate – Dataverse] How to execute a fetchXml query that includes options not supported by the List rows action?
Power Apps Canvas Apps offers the Distinct function that returns unique values from a table or data source. Unfortunately, this function may not work as expected if the data source contains a large data set. Let's look at this with an example by reproducing the issue: Let's take the Dataverse table 'Contact' and its column … Continue reading [Canvas Apps – Dataverse] How to get distinct values from datasource ?