Tip #1379: App People vs. Flow People

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The wand picks the wizard Nick Doelman Too tired to read? Why wouldn’t you listen instead – t.j. It’s been my observation that with a few notable exceptions, people in the Power Platform community primarily focus on Power Apps or on Power Automate. Lots of people will use both, but generally people are more “app […]

Tip #1374: Safely remove search box from subgrid

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Today’s tip is from AK. (Be like AK, and send your next awesome tip to jar@crmtipoftheday.com). Adding a subgrid to model-driven form in the maker portal brings the search box which takes an extra row. If you want to hide it, you may tempt to switch to classic and clear the Display search box. Don’t […]

Tip #1372: Synchronous Power Automate Flow on create/update of a record

Today’s tip is indirectly from Alex Shlega. Alex is very thorough in his writing so I was a bit surprised that his answer to running a synchronous flow from a webhook was a ‘no’. The reason cited was that CDS “execution pipeline” won’t wait for the Flow completion. Well, it will indeed not, but only […]

Tip #1365: Dynamics 365 App for Outlook checker

Checkers are everywhere. It used to be a game immortalized for me by Segura and Wormold in Our Man in Havana. Nowadays it’s ubiquitous software that just keeps poking their nose into the intricate world of citizenmanship. We have Power Apps checker, Flow checker, Solution checker, Portal checker, Power BI checker (phew, got carried away […]

Tip #1332: Open forms as a dialogs in model-driven apps

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Today’s tip comes from Eric Regnier. You can send your tips to jar@crmtipoftheday.com. One of the small but awesome new features in 2020 Wave 1 are the modal dialogs. In many implementations, common feedback we hear from customers is around UX with too many clicks or navigation between screens. With this new feature, it enhances […]