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Learn how to use Power Automate Desktop to work with Power Automate, OCR technologies, and scripting.

Prerequisites

  • Basic familiarity with Power Automate Desktop
  • Fluency with technologies involved

Modules in this learning path

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.

This module describes how to combine a Power Automate Desktop flow with a Power Automate flow. It demonstrates how to call an existing Power Automate Desktop flow from Power Automate to enhance its functionality and save time when designing large, complex flows.

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.

Databases are vital components of every organization, and efficient data handling is necessary for their effective operation. Power Automate Desktop provides organizations with the ability to automate databases through the database actions.

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.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is a directory service that enables administrators to manage permissions and access to network resources. Power Automate Desktop provides Active Directory actions to automate all related tasks.

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.

Power Automate Desktop enables you to automate complex scenarios using scripts in VBScript, JavaScript, PowerShell, and Python.

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.

Power Automate Desktop enables users to read, extract, and manage data within an assortment of files through OCR actions.