Tip #431: Avoid Silverlight when living on the Edge

If you ever wondered whether the move of CRM development team under Scott Guthrie is a good idea, now we have the proof. That’s right, details about the support for the upcoming versions of OS, browser and Office have already emerged. Some vigilantes, like Jason “Scintillating” Lattimer, have kept their cool heads and pointed out […]

Tip #418: 3 ways to find the blocking attribute

Shan “Smoke ’em” McArthur wonders during another mini truck stop if there is any way to find a blocking attribute using nothing but its id. The error message usually looks like this: A managed solution cannot overwrite the Attribute component with Id=e7840116-dead-beef-a5e5-8b5cb27e9509 for the CRM org noneofyourbusiness.crm.dynamics.com That said, I have no way of looking […]

Tip #407: Some things are irreversible

Truck goes wherever it pleased. For example, US Patent Office. Andrhe “I’ve got 88 in my handle” Margono could not make up his mind, kept adding then deleting attributes and got himself into a pickle: Recently I was migrating some data from my Dev environment to Test environment and I noticed that there are 2 […]

Tip #380: Sort the chart by aggregate

Another mini truck stop. It seems that Adam “I bought the truckstop” Vero has become a regular despite his tendency of giving the answer first, asking the question later. Our own Joel “Pretend I know nothing” Lindström asks: Scenario: You have a chart of number of opportunities by opp type. How do you sort/order by […]

Tip #327: Listen to the tipsters almost live

If you are ever bored reading and would rather listen to the soothing voices of CRM tipsters, conferences and webinars are the best places to do so. For the conferences such as CRMUG or eXtremeCRM we always put our best tip forward and come out swinging with the selection of the choicest tips. If Joel […]

Tip #313: Change labels on composite controls

Composite Address

Mini truck stop, folks. That’s when someone asks a question and receives a very straightforward answer. No discussion, just business. Today’s Roles Inquisitive Interrogator: Feridun “Best Twitter Handle for CRM MVP” Kadir Pantomath: Adam “Hip Is The Best Source For The Answers” Vero Omniscient Narrator: Carsten “I Can Spell ‘Tipp’ ” Groth The Dialog I.I.: Does […]

Tip #308: Turn off that tracking

There is no limit to how unusual the discussion topics can get at the Tipping Truckstop. Blake “Windy City” Scarlavai started this round with this question (but hey, customer is always right, right?): Hello all, A client is wondering if it is possible to turn off the Track button in Outlook for emails? Hoping there might […]