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Dynamics 365: Find and Use the New View Designer

There’s a sneaky new way to design and modify system views, and it’s hidden in the solution!  With the new view designer, you can drag and drop columns, easily modify the column width, and actually publish your view right from the view editing window.  It’s a bit tricky to find, so follow along to check it out for yourself.

Please note that system administrator or customizer privileges are required to follow along with this tip, but Microsoft will be rolling this feature out for all users (to create/edit personal views) over time.

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Dynamics 365: Early Adoption of 2019 Release Wave 2 in Power Platform Admin Center

Did you know that the 2019 release wave 2, scheduled for October, is actually available right now?  It must be enabled manually and the other “preview features” in system settings.  Instead, you can find the option to check out the new release in the new Power Platform Admin Center (https://admin.powerplatform.microsoft.com/). Keep reading to learn how to opt-in!

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Dynamics 365: Three Default Themes

In the past, Dynamics came with one default theme, and creating a new theme was a bit of a pain–especially if you were trying to just differentiate between a sandbox and production environment.  Microsoft now has three out-of-the-box themes for you to choose from and copy/customize. Read more

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Office 365: Different Calendar Views in Teams

Microsoft recently added different calendar views to Teams that really improve the calendar experience.  Speaking of Teams Calendars–an out-of-the-box solution for group calendars has been confirmed and is currently in testing! I am hoping that the new calendar views are also hinting toward the group calendar feature rolling out soon.  In the meantime, check out the new views for your personal calendar below.

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Office 365: Prevent Teams from being Hidden

For a long time, Microsoft Teams allowed you to select “Favorites” in your Team menu by selecting the “…” button, then selecting “Favorite”.  The Team would appear in a “Favorites” section in Teams. This has recently changed to “Show” or “Hide”. Read more

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Office 365: The Beauty of Conditional Formatting in Excel

Maybe I’m the odd duck here, but up until recently I ignored the “Conditional Formatting” options in Excel.  Boy, was I missing out! Conditional formatting is great, and Excel actually offers some really helpful options.  Below, we will walk through highlighting blank cells in Excel, but I encourage you to check out the other possibilities as well.

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