Tip #1316: Do form embedded charts work in unified interface?

A cool 1950s retro gauge located in a nuclear power plant in central Idaho. I have no idea what it is, how it works, or what measurement they were taking, but it sure looked cool.

I heard that you can’t put charts on form in Dynamics 365 unified interface. Is that correct? Tip Jar We’ve received this question from several readers, so I decided to check it out. I did this in Dynamics 365 Online v 9.1. I don’t know if this works in on premise 9.0. Add a subgrid […]

Tip #1235: Create personal charts in Unified Interface

Neon sign "personal space" on black background

Nasty rumors (and this official page from Microsoft) claim that you cannot create personal charts from Unified Interface. This is not true anymore. From any view in your unified interface model-driven app, click “show chart” then under the more options (…) menu, click “+ new.” This will launch the classic chart builder in a new […]

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

The Broad museum building architecture in Los Angeles

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 […]