Implement advanced logic in Power Automate Desktop

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Learn how to work with system flows, control flows, mimic mouse actions, as well as operations used to manipulate text, date, and time in Power Automate Desktop.

Prerequisites

  • Basic familiarity with Power Automate Desktop

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.

Message boxes can be used to interact with a user to either request input, or to provide output.

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.

The ability to alter the order in which actions and functions are implemented is called flow control. Power Automate Desktop enables flow control through the flow control 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.

Power Automate Desktop provides actions to help you manipulate text and DateTime values. These Text and DateTime actions help you adopt a standardized data format in your processes.

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.

Learn how to create processes that simulate mouse movement and clicks, as well as typing and key presses. This module also describes how to select and locate a specific image or area on the screen with the mouse.

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 supports the automation of miscellaneous tasks, which are fundamental to the Microsoft Windows operating system, through the system and services actions.