Author Archives: Mahender

Update entity from Canvas App with Power Automate

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Introduction This is third article about using Bing maps in Canvas app. In earlier articles we discussed about how we can show event organizer data in the gallery control and render them in the Bing maps. Today we are going to discuss how to update entity data from canvas app. Canvas app with Bing Maps in Dynamics 365 CE –… Read more »

Duplicate lookup reference was found -{Quick Tip}

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Introduction While importing data into Dynamics 365 with lookup fields, sometime we get duplicate reference found error, if you are getting same error then here is the quick tip for you . Details While we are importing data into Dynamics 365 CE with lookup field, Dynamics try to relate lookup records based on the primary field name by default. So… Read more »

Canvas app with Bing Maps in Dynamics 365 CE -2

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Introduction This is second article about using Bing maps in Canvas app. In the first article we discussed about how we can show event organizer data in the gallery control and render them in the Bing maps. In this article we are going to show event as well as event organization details in Bing maps. Details In last app we… Read more »

Canvas app with Bing Maps in Dynamics 365 CE -1

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Introduction Sometime back I wrote Show child accounts on Bing Maps using client side code, today in this this article I will be discussing how we can show Bing maps in Canvas app and embed it in Model driven app. In this sample app we are going to show Event organizers on the Bing maps and it will look like… Read more »

Getting Current User Details in Canvas Apps

Requirement While working on the Canvas app sometime we want to get user details like name, email or other details. We can use this details depending on the requirement. Today we are going to discuss how we can fetch user details using 3 ways. Details This article assume you basic knowledge of Canvas app, if you are new to Canvas… Read more »

Selected entity is read only for this client error- Dynamics 365 CE UCI

Issue Recently while trying to create record for warehouse entity, I got following error Details Dynamics 365 CE entity can be enabled or disabled for the Unified client. If entity is enabled for Unified client we can also make it read only if required. These setting is are available under Outlook and Mobile. When I checked in warehouse I found… Read more »

An error occurred while importing a Solution – Dynamics 365 CE

Issue Recently I faced this issue while importing Dynamics 365 CE solution , I got following error: Solution As you can see in the above, there is no error details, but when I tried to look based on the error code, I found below link https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4464324/input-string-was-not-in-a-correct-format-error-occurs-when-importing-s But it seems this KB is not updated as currently Dynamics 365 CE supports… Read more »

Create Order Button is Missing on Quote Dynamics 365 CE

Introduction Recently faced one issue where Create Order button was missing from Quote entity form in one of the sandbox environment, I am going to provide step here how I fixed it. Details When we faced this issue in Sandbox environment, first thing I checked if it is available in production or not, and it was there, next thing I… Read more »

Getting Share Point Document URL in Dynamics 365 CE

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Introduction Sometime we required to get full path of the image which we have uploaded to Share Point document for specific entity. In this article I am going to demonstrate how Microsoft Flow can be used to implement this requirement. Feel free to comment if there is another easy of doing this. This article is assuming you have basic understanding… Read more »

Configure Model Driven App Visibility

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Introduction This article is about configuring security of model driven app, you can refer details section to make your custom app visible to other users. Details When a new model driven app is created only System Administrator and System Customizer have access to the app. In order to provide access to new app to other users we need to make… Read more »