Create and manage columns within a table in Dataverse

Functional Consultant
Dynamics 365
Microsoft Power Platform
Microsoft Dataverse
Power Apps

Do you want to create new data columns or use existing standardized columns for your business solutions? This module shows you how to manage or create new columns within a table in Dataverse.

Learning objectives

This module explains:

  • What a column is in Dataverse.
  • The types of columns that are available in Dataverse.
  • How to add a column to a table.
  • What a primary name column is in Dataverse.
  • How to identify restrictions that are associated with columns.
  • How to create an auto-numbering column.
  • How to create an alternate key.


A basic understanding of what a database is and its role within a software solution.