Tip #476: Make your lookup pretty and useful

Add extra columns to lookup view

Bonjour, comment ça va! CRM Tip Of The Day is going international and today’s guest is Clément “Bienvenue chez Lagny-le-Sec” Marty Clément continues our stream of tips about lookups and, being French, succinctly explains how to make them prettier and more useful at the same time. If the principal attribute (the name of the record, […]

Tip #475: Keep CRM form tidy with hidden OneNote sections

OneNote section group in OneNote Online

After the very detailed OneNote introduction by Pablo “CRMGamified” Peralta, the only features that are left to cover are undocumented or pure bugs. I’m not quite sure which category the discovery belongs to. As you know by now, sections in OneNote notebook map quite nicely into the list of sections in Dynamics CRM. However, if […]

Tip #474: OneNote in Dynamics CRM for Dummies, Part 3: Annotation Killer?

¡Como estas amigos! Our good friend Pablo “CRMGamified” Peralta with another bunch of tips for dummies the rest of us. If your Español is good, read the original, nothing to see here. Otherwise, read Part 1 then Part 2, and enjoy the rest. Face to Face: Annotations vs. OneNote Notes Sometimes it’s useless to compare, […]

Tip #472: OneNote in Dynamics CRM for Dummies, Part 2: Setup

OneNote - Enable SharePoint Integration Step 1

¡Como estas amigos! Our good friend Pablo “CRMGamified” Peralta with another bunch of tips for dummies the rest of us. If your Español is good, read the original, nothing to see here. Otherwise, read Part 1 and enjoy the rest. How to Set It Up Requirements This feature is only available on CRM 2015 Online […]

Tip #471: What will stop your form from closing

Failed import using business rule

tl;dr Setting data validation error on the form level with Xrm.Page.ui.setFormNotification call will NOT stop form from closing, setting errors on individual controls with Xrm.Page.getControl(arg).setNotification, on the other hand, will. To achieve even better results, use business rule instead of the javascript. Slightly longer version Friend of mine pinged me to help with the script […]

Tip #468: Tipster guide to Unified Service Desk installation

It’s Friday and this week the video subject is on something closely related to and built on top of the Dynamics CRM. USD, which stands for United States Dollars Unified Service Desk. In the first video in our USD series, we walk you installing Dynamics CRM’s USD desktop client as well using package deployer to […]

Tip #467: Bulk unblock the XRM Toolbox

If you have ever downloaded the fantastic XRM Toolbox, you will know that the .dll files need to be unblocked before you can use the application. Donna Edwards referred me to a PowerShell command suggested by Andre Margono that will bulk unblock all the files in the XRM Toolbox folder. The syntax goes like this: […]