Office Flash Friday Broadcast for December 21, 2018

Show Notes

Flow Updates for December
https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/december-2018-updates/

* New inputs for Flow buttons, can now do text yes/no, file, email, number, and dates.
* Flow button inputs can also be optional
* Less noise for Flow notification failures
* Improved help in Flow designer
* Flow APIs for management/governance
* New connectors

Power BI Premium Capacity Metrics App Update
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-premium-capacity-metrics-app-makes-navigating-and-viewing-metrics-at-workspace-level-easier/

* Shows report refresh time
* Support for cross-highlighting and aggregation for dataset and workspaces; makes it easier to understand workspace resource consumption.
* Query Waits are now bucketed

PowerApps Delivers New WYSIWYG Model-Driven Form Designer
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-new-wysiwyg-model-driven-form-designer-public-preview/

* Live WYSIWYG preview
* Switch between different screen sizes
* Field searching/filtering
* Property updates are instantly reflected
* Save/Publish are now one button click

PowerApps Bar Code Scanner Update
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-barcode-scanner-control/

* New control now relies on native device capabilities on iOS and Android
* Can use old control if you need bar code scanning in a web browser

Power BI Workspace Management in Admin Portal
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/workspace-management-in-the-admin-portal/

Giving you a GUI option for what you could do in the Power BI Admin PowerShell
cmdlets.

PowerApps Canvas App Coding Standards and Guidelines
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-canvas-app-coding-standards-and-guidelines/

This whitepaper is designed to bring together information and best practices that might have already been available, but not necessarily in one place.

ONENOTE FOR WINDOWS CUSTOM TAGS
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-365-Blog/Custom-tags-available-soon-in-OneNote/ba-p/302898

Mak’em, search’em, tag’em!

NEW – OFFICE APP FOR WIN 10
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2018/12/19/introducing-the-office-app-for-windows-10/