Tip #230: Ban the browse button

Adding assembly references

I like German words. Take, for example, Spießrutenlaufen. If you like me, and don’t speak a word of German, you know, just by looking, that the word means business, the word means corporal punishment. I often wonder if ignorance of the developers can be cured by introduction of Spießrutenlaufen for coders. Function is longer than […]

Tip #227: View desktop version of CRM in IOS 8

Dynamics CRM hides some links when the application is opened in a mobile browser, like IOS Safari. This includes admin functions that are not designed for mobile browsers, like run report, Advanced Find, and the Settings area. If you still would like to have these buttons appear on your tablet, third party browsers like Google […]

Tip #225: When CRM makes ye say “Arrrrrrgh!”

Friday, September 19 International Talk Like a Pirate Day 2014 If ye be usin’ Dynamics C Arrrrrrrrrrrr M fer several years, ye may spy wit’ ye eye that CRM starts runnin’ like a scallywag. Here be several thin’s ye can do to swab th’ deck ‘o ye CRM system, hoist performance, ‘n spit shine th’ cobwebs […]

Tip #223: Firefox and a message box

Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs

Browsers are on a war path. First, in case you were wondering why editing emails in workflows no longer work, that’s because Chrome disabled showModalDialog, breaking bucketloads of CRM functionality relying on that. See this good summary for a comprehensive feature list and a temporary workaround. Firefox has been much sneakier than that. It kind […]