Bulk Edit Entity Records using new Model-Driven App experience


Introduction:

In the new 2021 release wave 2, Microsoft has removed the dependency on web client hybrid experience and introduced a Unified Interface dialog experience using which users will be able to edit multiple rows easily. It is also supported on the mobile experience.

So, let’s see how it looks!

  • First, go to the table’s home grid and select the rows for which you need to edit columns in bulk. For example, I have selected Account table rows as shown in the below screenshot:

Bulk Edit Entity Records using new Model-Driven App experience

  • On the Click of the “Edit” button, you will be able to see the new unified interface dialogue box where you can edit any columns which will be applied to all the selected records. Here, you can also see the count of rows selected for bulk editing as well at the top of the dialogue box, as shown in the below screenshot:

Bulk Edit Entity Records using new Model-Driven App experience

  • You can update the data in the required columns that you want to reflect on the selected rows. For example, I am trying to bulk update the “Parent Account” and “Relationship Type” columns values on selected accounts.

Bulk Edit Entity Records using new Model-Driven App experience

  • And you can edit the fields added in the form header from the last tab added on each form i.e. “Header” tab as shown below:

Bulk Edit Entity Records using new Model-Driven App experience

  • Once you click on Save, you will see the updated values on the selected accounts rows.
  • Also in the old web experience on click of the Edit button, the default form was getting displayed based on the form order but now in the new UI, you have provision to select the form and edit the columns on the respective form as shown below:

Bulk Edit Entity Records using new Model-Driven App experience

Conclusion:

By using the Unified Interface dialog experience, users will be now able to edit multiple rows quickly.

Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform-release-plan/2021wave2/power-apps/new-model-driven-app-experience-editing-multiple-records

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Inogic is one of the leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 ISV since 10+ years. Its flagship product Maplytics™ is a market leading certified (CfMD) geo-analytical mapping app. Maplytics empowers Dynamics CRM users across industries with the power of geographical data visualization, route optimization and along the route search with turn-by-turn directions, appointment planner, locational search by radius and shapes with drill-down filters and color-coded pushpins, heat maps, shape layers & territory management.   Inogic is renowned for its high quality and low-cost offshore development services and productivity apps like InoLink: QuickBooks + Dynamics CRM, User Adoption Monitor, Attach2Dynamics, Alerts4Dynamics Click2Export, Click2Clone, Kanban Board, SharePoint Security Sync, Lead Automation & Distribution, Map My Relationships, Auto Tax Calculator, Subscription and Recurring Billing and Marketing4Dynamics.

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