Category: Dataverse

  • Power Automate: Get Dataverse file URL (show file content)

    Today, let’s explore a unique need from a client of mine using a Power App, who want to view Dataverse file contents in new browser tabs via a URL. The goal is to avoid the need of users downloading from Dataverse and storing sensitive files locally before viewing it. While this is easily achieved through…

  • Dataverse: Setup Service Principal Access for Environment

    Today’s blog I’ll quickly show how to setup a Power Platform service principal account for Dataverse and use it with Power Automate flows. A service principal is a non-interactive “user account” that can perform tasks for Dataverse or other applications with elevated permissions and better security. The tutorial consists of four primary steps

  • Dataverse: Web API Actions and Functions

    Power Automate and the Dataverse Web API often cross paths. But there’s more to this relationship than meets the eye. If you’ve used Power Automate, you’ve likely come across the Dataverse connector. They primarily include basic functions, actions, and operations on entity sets/types. You can also perform some other advanced actions through the connector. These…

  • Arctic Cloud Developer Challenge 2024 (Hackathon)

    In February 2023 – Thomas Sandsør reached out to me and asked if I would like to join the ACDC competition (Arctic Cloud Developer Challenge) and got me hooked in to the event. This was something that I have had in the back of my mind since and not been able to decide, but when…

  • Dataverse: Remove decimal format from numeric columns

    In a recent project, I had a use-case where the number formats for all tables needed to be displayed without any separators as default in order to prevent confusion for the users. This prompted me to create a guide for how to change the default formatting of the number columns. Note! this will change for…