Tip #1214: Add “what’s new” to unified interface

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We use activity feeds and the “what’s new” dashboard in D365 classic UI to see a feed of posts in the system. This doesn’t show up in unified interface–how can we use the activity feed wall in unified interface? Keep me posted Dear posted, The activity feed wall is replaced in unified interface by the […]

Tip #1210: Getting to settings from unified interface

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One objection to switching to the unified interface is that some users need to access functionality in the settings area (create workflows, manage users, system settings) and we want to have a consistent user experience for all users. With recent updates to the unified interface, you can now easily get to the settings area from […]

Tip #1208: More entities now work from Unified Interface

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Until recently the list of entities that didn’t work on unified interface included goals, connections, campaigns, and marketing lists. With recent updates, these entities can now be accessed from unified interface model driven apps. This is great news if you use one of these entities–I’m especially excited about marketing lists, as there are many great […]

Tip #1206: View any Dynamics 365 record on a calendar

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I want to see a calendar of my opportunities based on estimated close date (or other date field on the opportunity record). Can I do that, or do I need to license a third party add-on? Sales Manager If you use unified interface, you can display any record in a calendar view via the calendar […]

Tip #1204: Export marketing lists with more information

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Is there a way to export a marketing list and include email addresses and other information? When I export a marketing list, I just get the lead or contact’s name. Reader Yes — you can get email address, phone number, address, and any other information from the contacts or leads who are members of the list. […]

Tip #1202: Editable grid control not working in subgrids

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I enabled the editable grid control on a subgrid, but after publishing, I still see the read-only grid in the subgrid in classic UI. The grid is editable in unified interface. What’s up? Gridless reader Chances are you have legacy form rendering enabled in your environment system settings. Disable legacy form rendering and your subgrid will […]

Tip #1201: Working with integer variables in Microsoft Flow

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In tip 1199, Leon Tribe talked about the power of using variables in Microsoft Flow. Leon astutely pointed out that using variables can simplify process development by allowing reuse of values between steps in Flow, and they can also be used for calculation purposes and building strings. One challenge with working with integer type variables […]

Tip #1195: Your D365 V9 On Premise Questions Answered

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We had a chance to check out Dynamics 365 v9 On Premise, and in the process answered some of our lingering questions. Does v9 On Premise have Unified Interface? Yes — Unified Interface is included in V9OP. You can create new model driven apps and select between web and classic UI. Note it is the […]

Tip #1194: When the App for Outlook shows a random dashboard

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You provision the Dynamics 365 v9 App for Outlook and click the Dynamics 365 button in Outlook, but what you see is a random dashboard from Dynamics 365, not the Outlook App pane with the set regarding options. The thing you need to know is that the Outlook app pane is a dashboard in Dynamics […]