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Power Platform Dev Weekly #164
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Jonas identified a nice improvements made by Microsoft that saved a lot of capacity in Dataverse. Check out his post on LinkedIn where he shared what he observed.
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🥇 Cover Story
A common question Nick have gotten over the years is if it is possible to build a Power Pages that can surface and interact with data that is stored in a different database than Dataverse. The new answer is Yes. Read his post to know more.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
by Nishant Rana
The due open activities control shows the activities due today or overdue. It is added by default in the Enhanced Case form but can be added in the forms of other tables.
by Debajit Dutta
In this Debajit shows how to insert a new Area to navigation in a model-driven apps designer.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
by George Cusworth
New to the blog George shows off a lovely method of zooming on images within a canvas app.
by Matthew Devaney
Matthew shows you how to use the new Power Apps PDF Function to generate a PDF document from any screen or control. It makes the task of creating PDFs very simple and only requires a standard license.
😎 Power Automate
by Temmy Raharjo
As you know, working with DateTime is never an easy task. Especially if you also combine your Power Automate flow with Dataverse (which by default support showing DateTime based on the System User > Time Zone setting). Temmy shares his knowledge on how to do this with a Power Automate Flow.
by Matt Collins Jones
We all have that situation, where someone leaves the business, and a Power App or Flow is under their user. Matt shows this super easy way to share a Flow or Power App in this situation.
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