Tip #326: Defaulting to “Existing” Opportunity Products

In Dynamics CRM 2013 and 2015, if you use the opportunity line item (opportunity products) subgrid, when you click the + sign, you get the choice to add an existing product or a write-in product. But sometimes you don’t want users to use write-in products. If the users must sell something from the price list, […]

Tip #323: When Outlook attacks

The contact synchronization in CRM for Outlook is pretty powerful, but in rare occasions, you may find that duplicate contacts are being created in Outlook from the synchronization. This is sometimes caused by corruption in a user’s offline Outlook data (OST) file. Look at the duplicate contact records that have been created. Look at the […]

Tip #318: Don’t hack the button

In a comment for Tip #33, a reader asked why I recommend creating a new command bar button, rather than modifying the action of the standard ribbon button. The reason I recommend creating a new button rather than modifying the standard button is for several reasons: The recommendation was technically unsupported, as the multi-action button […]