PowerPlatformTip 8 – ‘automate export and import flows/powerapps/solutions’
Currently, there is no standard way to restore a flow. So my recommendation is to export (and import if needed) flows/#powerapps/solutions using a simple flow. How it works: Safeguarding Your Workflow with Power Automate: How to Create and Restore Backups for Your Flows
PowerPlatformTip 7 – ‘UNION and FilterArray’
Manipulating data is one of the most frequently used functions of #PowerAutomate. UNION and FilterArray are particularly powerful. Union merges everything once and filter array searches for the things we want. If you take 2x the same table at UNION, it behaves like a distinct.
PowerPlatformTip 6 – ‘formatDateTime in utcNow’
‘Format data by examples’ has been available in #PowerAutomate for some time and is intended to help format dates. Often formatDateTime is also used in conjunction with uctNow. What is not directly obvious is that in utcNow the date can be formatted directly.
PowerPlatformTip 5 – ‘Less Variables’
Often we use ‘Initial Variable’ only for the one-time storage of a parameter. i.e. we set the value at the beginning of the flow and do not change it later. The idea of a variable is that it changes during the flow. If you really want to set only one parameter, just use ‘Parse JSON’.…
PowerPlatformTip 4 – ‘JSON Viewer’
When we work with data in #PowerAutomate it may happen that it cannot be displayed correctly. Especially when we use ‘List Rows’ or ‘Get Items’. However, we can display the data in a new tab. Unfortunately, it comes as simple #JSON. My recommendation: Just install a ‘JSON Viewer’ for the Chromium based browser and let it display the…
PowerPlatformTip 3 – ‘Filter Array’
The ‘Filter Array’ can not only use filtering as it looks at first sight, but in ‘Advanced Mode’ you can add expression as you like. And it does the complete filtering as desired.
PowerPlatformTip 2 – ‘Set New App Owner’
Often it happens that e.g. the employee who created various #PowerApps quits the job. To change the app owner easily or to share the apps with others, I recommend you this great #TemplateApp ‘Admin – Set New App Owner’ https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Community-App-Samples/Admin-Set-New-App-Owner/td-p/328887
PowerPlatformTip 1 – ‘Community’
Let’s start right away with the great community. Here you will not only get help for your problems, but also #TemplateApps from other #PowerAddicts. https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Community-App-Samples/bd-p/AppFeedbackGallery