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 will show you how to manage or create new columns within a table in Dataverse.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn what a column is in Dataverse.
  • Learn about the types of columns that are available in Dataverse.
  • Add a column to a table.
  • Learn what a primary name column is in Dataverse.
  • Identify restrictions that are associated with columns.
  • Create an auto-numbering column.
  • Create an alternate key.


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