A glance of the “OnLoad” event on a Model Driven App form (Async OnLoad event)

This blog will discuss a potential upcoming feature that is related to the "OnLoad" event of the forms for a model driven app. The goal is to look at the process of turning this event from synchronous to asynchronous using the "app settings" component. Also, some benefits of implementing an asynchronous logic on the "OnLoad" … Continue reading A glance of the “OnLoad” event on a Model Driven App form (Async OnLoad event)

How to execute a JavaScript function on all forms without registering it manually?

Model-driven apps provides a rich set of client APIs to interact with form objects and events to control what and when to display on a form. The JavaScript functions react to different events so that the code gets executed when the event occurs on the form. The process of associating a function to an event is done … Continue reading How to execute a JavaScript function on all forms without registering it manually?

How to set up complex conditions for business process flow ?

Business Process Flow (BPF) is a very useful tool to standardize data entry on a model driven app. In simple cases, a linear BPF is a good option. However, in more complex scenarios, a BPF can be enhanced by using branching. I will discuss on this blog the limitations and workarounds concerning branching conditions.I was … Continue reading How to set up complex conditions for business process flow ?

How to bulk change main forms header density using Cloud Flows ?

As announced by Microsoft, the low-density header option will be deprecated on October 2021. As an impact, any current form that is configured as “low-density” will be automatically updated to render in a high-density with flyout mode in a model driven app. I will present on this blog a way to change in bulk the "high-density" option … Continue reading How to bulk change main forms header density using Cloud Flows ?

I’m lazy, I don’t want to manually change the view names anymore, thanks Cloud Flows!

We will discuss on this blog the possibility of changing the view name using the Power Automate Cloud Flows. This idea comes from the fact that I am frequently asked to change the naming of the views. In fact, one of my clients tags all his views with division names. So, when changing the division … Continue reading I’m lazy, I don’t want to manually change the view names anymore, thanks Cloud Flows!

Bulk Business Process Flow switching using Power Automate (Cloud Flows)

Sometimes we create a new business process flow, which needs to be applied to existing records. Today I will present you a way to do it using the Cloud Flows in Power Automate. The approach presented is a proof of concept that can be significantly improved, you will get the general idea that you can … Continue reading Bulk Business Process Flow switching using Power Automate (Cloud Flows)

How do I know what permissions a user’s security role requires to perform an operation?

The problem: A member of the community recently asked what privilege should be added to a security role in order to revise a quote. In effect, it explains that the role seems to have sufficient privileges to perform this action, but an error message shows up when the quote is revised. Below is the security … Continue reading How do I know what permissions a user’s security role requires to perform an operation?