Implement advanced logic in Power Automate for desktop

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Functional Consultant
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Automate

Learn how to work with system flows, control flows, mimic mouse actions, as well as operations used to manipulate text, date, and time in Power Automate for desktop.


  • Basic familiarity with Power Automate for desktop

Modules in this learning path

Message boxes can be used to interact with a user to either request input, or to provide output.

The ability to alter the order in which actions and functions are implemented is called flow control. Power Automate for desktop enables flow control through the flow control actions.

Power Automate for desktop provides actions to help you manipulate text and datetime values. These text and datetime actions help you adopt a standardized data format in your flows.

Learn how to create flows that simulate mouse movement and clicks, as well as typing and key presses. This module also describes how to select and locate a specific image or area on the screen with the mouse.

Power Automate for desktop supports the automation of miscellaneous tasks, which are fundamental to the Microsoft Windows operating system, through the system, workstation, and services actions.