Tag Archives: PCF Control

How to create simple Lookup using PCF Control

Introduction: With the new updates of PowerApps Component Framework, now we can develop the PCF control for lookup field. Earlier, there was no supported way to develop the PCF Control for lookup field. However, with the new update, we can do this by using the lookup type property. In the below example, we have created… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Match theme of Dynamics 365 App in Power Apps Control Framework – Part 2

In the last blog, we saw how we could match the theme of the Dynamics 365 App in PCF when we know what should be the color scheme at the time of designing. In this blog, we will see how we can apply the theme to the Fluent UI component dynamically based on the main… Read More »

Match the theme of Dynamics 365 App in Power Apps Control Framework – Part 1

Power Apps Control Framework is what we are using these days for creating re-usable and configurable custom UI or components in Dynamics 365 Modal driven apps. When it comes to designing a component, the Fluent UI is another Microsoft’s tool that empowers developers to use built-in controls like Button, Date Picker, Label, Slider, Textbox, etc.… Read More »