Tip #1329: Video Guide to 2020 Wave 1: Adding Images to Knowledge Articles

In today’s video tip, we cover how to add images to knowledge articles in Dynamics 365 in 2020 Wave 1. Traditionally, if you wanted to include images in knowledge articles, you had to host them externally and link to the external image file. Starting with 2019 wave 2, you can enable a setting that allows […]

Tip #1328: Video Guide to 2020 Wave 1: Customize the Case Resolution dialog

I wish we could customize the fields that appear on the case resolution dialog Every D365 Customer Service user ever Dynamics 365 2020 Wave 1 introduces a new setting that lets you use a quick create form instead of the standard dialog for case resolution. This means that you can change the fields that appear […]

Tip #1312: View process history from Unified Interface forms

Tipster note–this tip is an unsupported tip. It’s not going to damage anything, but it is unsupported and may stop working with future updates. Proceed at your own risk. So you have moved to unified interface, but you want to be able to see the process and workflow history for a record. Microsoft has not […]

Tip #1302: Should I recreate the account entity?

When deploying Dynamics 365, there are frequently multiple types of companies and organizations that you will be tracking in the system. Some represent customer/client organizations, some may be support and advisory organizations like accountants and legal firms, and some may be miscellaneous types of organizations, such as trade associations. How should you manage multiple categories […]

Tip #1301: When Dynamics 365 for Marketing segments disagree with Advanced Find

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Today’s tip is from marketing superstar Allison Fierce. Got any tips? Send them to jar@crmtipoftheday.com. Are you trying to reference a custom lookup field on your contact record when building Segments in D365 for Marketing? Are you not getting any members? It might be because of you haven’t enabled the entity for segments. Enabling an […]

Tip #1300: CDS vs Dynamics 365 instances

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Dynamics 365 Apps are built on top of Common Data Service Citizenship in IT, 2019 edition If that’s the case, we should be able to install/uninstall Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Apps at will, right? Yes. In theory. In the future. Decoupling Dynamics 365 CE from the underlying platform is a long and painful process. Our […]