How to Sort, Filter, Configure and more tips on PCF Control in Dynamics 365 CRM

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM / Power Apps keep rolling out exciting updates every release and it becomes challenging to keep track of all the features. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Inogic have been providing tips and tricks on these updates and their features like Power Automate, PCF, Dataverse, Power Apps, Power Platform, etc. on our Inogic Blog. Last time we had created a guide on ‘How to use Custom APIs’ which was a hit. Hence, we are out with yet another post and this time on your favorite Power Component Frameworks.

With the introduction of Power Apps component framework, Microsoft has enhanced the user experience for users working with data on forms, views, and dashboards. PCF Dataset Control has empowered professionals and app makers to add reusable field type code components in model-driven and canvas apps.

In this blog, we have compiled tips and tricks to get the most of this feature from Microsoft.

In this blog, along with a short introduction of Power Apps Component Framework, we have given a step-by-step process of replacing OOB grid with PCF grid and also shown the benefits of PCF. For easy user experience, we will be using Fluent UI’s DetailList Control for the same.

In this blog, we will learn to create configurable PCF Dataset Control where few parameters would be taken from the user that we will use in our control. If you want to show records in the form of cards then this blog will help in doing so.

When working with large datasets, filtering the data becomes a tricky and time-consuming task. Here, to ease our task, we can use set Filter method to filter the data as per our requirements. In this blog, we will see how to set filters in PCF Dataset Control using this method.

With the help of Fluent UI’s DetailList Control, we have given a step-by-step guide to sort records in the dataset in PCF Control. We will use the ‘sorting’ property of the Dataset object to sort records in ascending or descending order according to a particular column.

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