Tip #324: Open a record using just ID

Joel recently has explained how to find a record using id. Cute, very cute. Text editors. What’s next, vim?

Want to be a real developer? Repeat after me:

  1. Open CRM in IE
  2. Press F12
  3. Click Console tab
  4. Type Xrm.Utility.openEntityForm("entity name","record GUID")
  5. Press <Enter> and behold

Is this hands down the best method? Let’s see what CRM has to say:
Open CRM record using console

One thought on “Tip #324: Open a record using just ID

  1. Henrik says:

    That’s real cute guys, but there is an even easier way: Create a bookmarklet with the content below, click it and enjoy.

    javascript:var nm=prompt(“Enity Name?”, “”);var id=prompt(“ID?”, “”);Xrm.Utility.openEntityForm(nm,id);


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