Category Archives: PCF

Customize Booking Template on Schedule Board with Dynamics 365 Field Service

Introduction The Dynamics 365 Field Service schedule board allows users to manage bookings, resources, resource requirements, etc. Users can schedule their resource requirements by using simple drag and drop to a particular resource which creates Booking entity record. User can review the bookings on the schedule board as shown in the below screenshot. Within the… Read More »

How to Read and Set Date Format of Logged-in User in PCF Control

Introduction Recently in our PCF control, we got the requirement that when the user selects a date from the calendar control then that date format should be of logged-in user. In this blog, we will check how to achieve the same. Scenario: Here is my current user settings in Dynamics 365 CRM. As you can… Read More »

Expanding scope of business and field productivity using geo-analysis & locational intelligence within Dynamics 365 CRM / Power Apps

Maplytics has been one of the pioneers that saw the curve of data analysis and intelligence moving towards the geographic domains and jumped at the opportunity because of its potential. Today, we proudly sit in the Microsoft AppSource arena with a 5-star review and a Preferred Solution badge because we spent countless hours pinpointing the… 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 write, whereas Arabic… 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 current if the 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 »

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 »

What is PopupService in PowerApps Component Framework?

Introduction While creating PCF control, we have mostly encountered difficulties to create popups and dialog boxes. We use external UI libraries like Fluent UI that enables us to manage popups in our PCF control. Have you heard of PopupService in PowerApps Component Framework? Let us find out what the PopupService is. PopupService is a native… Read More »

Get Subgrid Information from the PCF Context

Introduction Recently we were working on a PCF dataset control that can be configured on the Home grid as well as on the subgrid. So while developing the control there were few queries such as what data can we get from the context object regarding the Subgrid. For example, the Subgird label, View ID, Relationship… Read More »