Tip #1116: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Documents are Open Source

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This tip is from Aron Fischman from xRM Edge.  (You can be a tipster too, just send your revelation to jar@crmtipoftheday.com) This topic may be old news for you but I just found out about it. Today as I was researching a development topic I was pleasantly surprised to find out that Microsoft has open-sourced the […]

Tip #1113: Bing Maps disappearing act

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This tip is from Miquel “Third musketeer” Julien (who runs an excellent http://www.guidemicrosoftdynamics.com/ French Dynamics 365 tipping site). If your Bing Maps integration is disabled (under Settings > Administration > System Settings > General tab) then any section containing Bing Maps control will be hidden, regardless of any controls it may contain. 1,000 words™   […]

Tip #1102: Use hatch style in your charts and dashboards if you have color blind employees

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One of the silent minorities in business are color blind people. Since dashboards rely on color coding to tell the different series apart, decoding those charts can be challenging for some users. Now, the palette of colors that comes out-of-the-box are generally chosen so people who have a form color blindness will still be able […]

Tip #1098: Dynamics 365 Connected Field Service Demo Builder

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We interrupt the chart week fortnight by Ulrik “CRM Chart Guy” Carlsson to bring you the all important message from “Hey, look, kids: Big” Ben Vollmer. Installing and configuring Connected Field Service for Dynamics 365 can seem confusing to some customers and partners. With the “hard” work done in Azure, it takes some getting used […]

Tip #1097: Change chart labels on currency values to show in Millions or Thousands

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The chart week by Ulrik “CRM Chart Guy” Carlsson continues! Do you think it’s relevant to know if the pipeline for a given sales person is USD 2,878,345.13 or is a simple USD 2.88M in a big font just much quicker to read. The chart XML allow you to modify the number formatting as above […]

Tip #1096: Apply Power BI theme to regular charts

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The chart week by Ulrik “CRM Chart Guy” Carlsson continues! Let’s be real. Everyone loves Power BI, but did you know that it is mostly because of the fancy colors. Well, your regular old real-time charts, that updates way way faster than a DirectQuery Power BI visual can have fancy Power BI colors too. Open […]