Category Archives: CRM 2011 Online

How to get the QueueItem details for an Object – CRM 2011/CRM 2013

If you have noticed, in CRM 2011/2013, it is common that when you click on an QueueItem record in any of the Queue Item views, it always opens the Actual Object i.e. the case record or activity record or Lead … Continue reading

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How to make CRM 2011/2013 OData RetrieveMultiple call from Java Script

though I have mentioned that this code will work for both CRM 2011 and CRM 2013, but only in one place we have used getClientUrl() call, which is CRM 2013 specific, for more details on this please see my previous blog … Continue reading

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CRM 2013 New and Beautiful getClientUrl() method instead of getServerUrl()

In CRM 2013 Microsoft has introduced this new client context method called “getClientUrl” This is the replacement to the previous method called “getServerUrl” that was present in CRM 2011. This method was faulty because it always returns the server name … Continue reading

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How to pass CRM 2011/2013 Custom Lookup attribute extraqs Parameters in openEntityForm utility method from java script

While trying to pass a custom lookup field value as an extraqs parameter,, using the Xrm.Utility.openEntityForm method from my java script, I came across this rule that their is a difference in the way we should set value of a … Continue reading

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How to get the team members details from a team ID in Dynamics CRM 2011/2013 Using OData Call

Recently I had the requirement to display the list of team member details like User Name, Full Name etc. in java script. I was using the Odata designer tool found at http://crm2011odatatool.codeplex.com/ but since team members is a many to … Continue reading

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Dynamics CRM Linq Query error “The method ‘Count’ is not supported”

As I was trying to Bind a Dynamics CRM Linq Query result to a DataGrid, I was in need to check the total result returned from the query. My initial sample looked as below, gave me the exception saying “The method … Continue reading

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The LDAP server is unavailable Error while running crm 2011 sdk sample for o365

whil trying to run one of the sample from the recent crm 2011 sdk v.5.0.13, i was repetedly getting exception with error message as The LDAP server is unavailable the below blog helped me http://mscrmshop.blogspot.in/2012/09/error-message-on-running-sdk-samples.html

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Hiding the Due filter drop down in crm 2011 Online

recently, we came across a very pressing requirement from customer to remove the Due filter drop down from Activities Home page. There is no supported way of doing this. neither through code nor through java script. but the trick worked. … Continue reading

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CRM 2011 Events to Entity mapping

 In CRM 2011 there are nearly 1000 support CRM SDK events/messages that can be registered against various entities in a plugin registration tool. The attached excel sheet lists all those events. Using the excel data filtering ,sorting and searching behavior … Continue reading

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Get Option set Value from Text in crm 2011 using CRM SDK c# code

it happens while performing migration we get the string values for the option sets as input, but while updating in crm using SDK code we need the Optionset Numeric value. the below code show cases how to handle any optionset … Continue reading

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