I would like to share my recent experience with loading a CSV file via Dataflow to Dataverse with you. Today, I downloaded the list of leads from the conference we sponsored last week. There is no better way to load it to my sales app on Dataverse - it's a Dataflow way! At least for… Continue reading Dataflows for PowerApps: loading data from CSV file without copying it to OneDrive in advance. 💖😎👍
Dataflows for Power Apps: run import from the app
As you know I am a very big fan of Dataflows. The biggest ask from me was always the ability to trigger the Dataflow refresh on demand from a Power App. Initially, Dataflows you could only run from the maker portal. You need all sort of "powerful" security roles and permissions to do so. Dataflows… Continue reading Dataflows for Power Apps: run import from the app
Simple Azure Invoice OCR Tutorial
We are exploring OCR capabilities for invoice processing. This is the article which may help you to understand how it work if you want to train a custom model to use it then with Power Automate. Do you want your own OCR which costs less than a coffee? All credits go to Nick Grischenko. https://microsoftbusinessappsfordummies.wordpress.com/2021/07/21/simple-azure-invoice-ocr-tutorial-that-costs-less-than-a-coffee/
Power Automate with Dataverse: Saving API calls to Dataverse. Expand or Link-Entity?
Within Power Automate I am trying to make SINGLE(paginated) call to Dataverse to get the list of Work Orders with the particular status linked to Account but not directly but via extra layer. Also, I can retrieve extra lookup tables which are required by logic. All in a single call because making extra API calls… Continue reading Power Automate with Dataverse: Saving API calls to Dataverse. Expand or Link-Entity?
Power Automate with Dataverse: “Apply to each” current item/previous item
Recently I was working on the solution and in the middle of the development discovered that I desperately need to refer to the previous item in the loop. Let's say, I iterate through the list of items I received via List Rows (Dataverse). I check a condition in the next iteration and based on the… Continue reading Power Automate with Dataverse: “Apply to each” current item/previous item