Perform custom updates in a Power Apps canvas app

Intermediate
Functional Consultant
App Maker
Power Platform
Power Apps

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

With some Power Apps canvas apps a form is not the solution. This module will focus on how to perform custom updates when your data is not in a form.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Use the Patch function to update your data
  • Understand how the Defaults function is used to create new records with Patch
  • Utilize the Remove and RemoveIf functions to delete records
  • Determine whether to use Clear and Collect or ClearCollect in their scenario

Prerequisites

A basic understanding of how to create a Power Apps canvas app.