Category Archives: Microsoft PowerApps

Execute Different Web API Operations using PowerApps Portals (Preview)

Introduction In the recent release, Microsoft has provided the ability using which we can perform different CRUD operations using Portals WEB API. The operations will run at server-side and are similar to Dynamics Web API Operations but the difference is in the way it is written and called in PowerApps Portals. If you have a… Read More »

isRTL property of UserSettings API in PCF Control to Determine Language within Dynamics 365 CRM

Introduction As we know, PCF control can be run in multiple languages. Each language has a script to be written and it will be written with a direction. Some languages are written in the left-to-right direction, whereas some are written in the right-to-left. For example, English language script is written left-to-right, whereas Arabic language script… Read More »

Check whether the current logged in Dynamics 365 CRM user has necessary security privileges for a specific entity in PCF Control

Introduction In this blog, we will get the idea on how we can check if the current logged-in user has Read/Write/Update access to any specific entity or not. Scenario We have one Boolean type PCF control on the Account entity. Based on the Yes / No value of PCF control, we want to create a… Read More »

Webinar – Quickly move work from ‘Doing’ to ‘Done’ visualize Dynamics 365 CRM/Power Apps data in Kanban View or Mind Map view

A Big Thank You to all our Dynamics friends for making our latest Maplytics webinar a huge success! Riding on this success, we are excited to invite you to our upcoming webinar on Visualization apps for Dynamics 365 CRM/Power Apps. Kanban Board and Map My Relationships are two of our popular visualization apps which will… Read More »

Format input values using Formatting API in PCF Control within Dynamics 365 CRM

In our past projects, we created a PCF Control in which we had a requirement to format the input values like strings/numbers to the user currency/decimal format according to the user personalized settings set in Dynamics 365 CRM. To achieve this, we used a new Formatting API of Power Apps. This API makes our code… Read More »

Open Lookup Field Form in the same context of the Main Form within Dynamics 365 CRM/Power Apps

Introduction With the recent wave release of Microsoft, there is a new enhancement added to enrich the adding of New or editing the Exiting Lookup Record from the main entity record. This feature is called Main Form Dialog (MFD). In this, if we have any lookup field on the form and we want to add… Read More »

Using Entity Extraction AI Model within Dynamics 365 CRM / Power Apps – Part 2

Introduction In our previous blog, we have learned about the Prebuilt Entity Extraction AI Model. In this blog, we will see how to create an Entity Extraction model with custom entities. Generally, in Custom Entity Extraction AI model, we can create our own custom entities to classify the data based on our business requirements. It… Read More »

Using Entity Extraction AI Model within Dynamics 365 CRM / Power Apps – Part 1

Introduction: What comes in your mind first when you think of the Entity Extraction AI model? You might relate this with entities of Model Driven apps. However, this is not something related to it. Entity here does not demonstrate the entities we see in Model Driven Apps in Dynamics CRM but they are nouns like… Read More »

Using Environment Variables in Dynamics 365 CRM – Part 1

Introduction It’s quite often we come across scenarios where we require some configuration settings to accomplish a requirement in Dynamics 365 CRM/Power Apps. To overcome this requirement we create a custom entity with few fields in it and then we create a record to store the required configuration details. For example, let’s say we want… Read More »

Locational Intelligence Simplified: Unpacking latest enhancements in Maps integration within Dynamics 365 CRM/Power Apps December 2020 release!

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”On that note, it’s time to welcome another step towards excellence with the latest Maplytics December 2020 release! In this webinar, we will navigate the latest enhancements made to the most popular features of Maplytics – Auto Scheduling, Territory Management, PCF controls, and… Read More »