Category Archives: MS CRM 2013

Re-adding accidently deleted statusreason option- Quick Tip

Requirement: Have you been in a situation where you accidently deleted status reason option from quote entity and now want to add it back as soon as possible?? If yes then this article is going to help you. Solution: While adding options to option set, it’s value is generated automatically based on the option value prefix (You can find this… Read more »

Track Security Role Changes using Auditing

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Requirement: Track security role changes in Dynamics 365/CRM or earlier versions. Have you been in a situation where client is complaining about sudden access to unwanted entities/not required for their process or suddenly they are not able to perform some set of actions? If yes this article is going to help you. Solution: This is very common in CRM implementation… Read more »

Form and Fields Notification in Dynamics 365 Part 1

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Dynamics 365 provides different ways to implement client side notifications, we can implement them in different level. In this article we are going to provide different methods which can be used to work with notifications. setNotification This method is used to work with individual control over entity form. We can make use of this method to implement our client side… Read more »

Using PickFromQueue in Dynamics CRM -Sample Code

I saw one question in CRM community forum today where user was looking for help to use PickFromQueue message, so I thought of writing sample code for the same, so that it can help others as well. Let’s first understand the message, why we need it. As name suggests this message is used to pick item from queue and used… Read more »

Stop User from creating activities for Closed Records – Quick Tip

We can associate activities with entity records even though they are closed (in inactive state) because CRM setup 1:N relationship with activity and other activities related entities if Activities checkbox is selected under entity definition. But let’s say we have business requirement to stop this behavior. There is no out of the box setting to disable it, but we can… Read more »

Adding View Shortcut in SiteMap

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Sometime while working on CRM implementation, your client may ask you to add a direct shortcut to some view in SiteMap, let’s say, a shortcut of imports view. If you want to see imports view, you need to navigate to Settings->DataManagement->Imports. So if we need to add shortcut to this view, we can use SiteMap editor for this. In our… Read more »

Three pillars of Getting Started with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Very common question that we face in Microsoft Dynamics CRM community forums, “How to get started with Dynamics CRM?” Personally I feel that Microsoft Dynamics CRM is always a very hot topics in .Net developers and it totally make sense because after putting little more efforts you can add a new skill to your resume and can increase your career… Read more »