Category Archives: Dynamics 365 CE Online

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 »

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 »

Copy Share Point Document From One Entity to Another

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Introduction In earlier article we discussed how we can create Document Location Record using Flow, now let’s say if after creating document location record we also wants to copy document from one entity to another, in our case we are creating contact from account and let’s say we want tot copy Share Point document from accounts to contact. In this… Read more »

Creating Document Location Record using Flow

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Introduction When we create entity record manually and upload document to that entity under Document grid, Dynamics 365 CE creates Document Location record and setup folder in Share Point for that entity, but if we are creating entity record using other option and want to attached document to entity, first we need to create Document Location record and Share Point… Read more »

Resend Pending Emails After Editing

Problem Recently we got one requirement to resend some pending emails after changing from, In this article I am going to share steps to the same. Solution Pending emails are read only so we can’t edit them, incase you want to perform any changes to these emails you can use following below steps. 1. Change Email stage to draft so… Read more »

TypeError: Cannot read property ‘value’ of null

Problem Recently got one issue reported from old code where FetchXML request is executed with XrmServiceToolkit. It was throwing “TypeError: Cannot read property ‘value’ of null”. Solution We are already in process of upgrading all the old code to new Xrm.WebApi code but this was kind of showstopper as custom html web resource was not loading because of this issue…. Read more »

Overriding out of box command button behavior – Step by Step UCI

Requirement: Sometime back we published a post for overriding out of the box command button behavior which works fine for the web client but one of our blog reader reported through twitter (Power of Social media ) that this customization is not working with UCI, so I thought of re-writing the same for the UCI. Details: Let’s see how we… Read more »

Downloading Notes Attachments using Paging

Introduction This article is about downloading Notes attachment from Dyanmics 365. If you have large number of records from where you want to download attachment, you can face different issues like timeout, slow downloading etc. Here I am going to provide sample code which you can use to download attachments from small set of data. Details To download attachment from… Read more »

Implementing Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement

Happy to share news that my 3rd book is published now. This book will help you learn about Dynamics 365 Customer engagement implementation options as well as you will learn about how to customize and extend Dynamics 365 CE. This book is divided into following 12 chapters: Introduction to Dynamics 365 CE This chapter will help you to understand basic… Read more »