Tag Archives: PowerPlatform

How do we pass configuration settings to the virtual entity plugins?

When configuring a data source in the plugin registration tool, there is this note which implies that we should be able to supply configuration settings to the data provider plug-ins: There are a few more details in the docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/data-platform/create-edit-virtual-entities Which is encouraging, but it’s still not clear how do we read those configuration settings… Read More »

How to: verify principle object access directly from the Flow

If you ever tried using “List Records” action with the POA table (principalobjectaccess), you might have noticed it’s not showing up in the dropdown list: However, it’s easy to solve. You just need to know the “set” name for that table (which is “principalobjectaccessset”), and, then, you can enter that name as a custom value:… Read More »

Add intelligent File Download button to your model-driven (or canvas) apps

How do we add file download button to the model-driven apps? To start with, why would we even want to do it? There can be some interesting scenarios there, one being to allow your users to download PowerAutomate-generated word templates (see my previous post). That, of course, requires some custom development, since you may want… Read More »

Using flow-generated word documents in model-driven apps

Document Templates have been available in model-driven apps for a while now – they are integrated with the model-driven apps, and it’s easy for the users to access them. They do have limitations, though. We cannot filter those documents, we can only use 1 level of relationships, on each relationship we can only load 100… Read More »