Tip #128: Are you confusing your users?

Bulk editing fields properties

Don’t leave your end users scratching their heads due to the number of unused fields listed in Advanced Find.  Ensure you set the Searchable characteristic of all “unused” attributes to No.  Unused attributes are those fields that do not show up in Views or on Forms.  From an end user perspective, they are not used since […]

Tip #126: Removing an entity from “Quick Create”

One of the new features of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 is the ability to use Quick Create: The Quick Create menu contains multiple entities out of the box but you can remove an entity the organization is not using by following these 3 simple steps – we will remove the “Competitor” entity in this example: 1. Navigate […]

Tip #101: Can you transate this please?

So just how many languages does Microsoft Dynamics CRM speak?  Is it 10, 15 or maybe 25?  Dynamics CRM speaks a whopping 41 languages.  It’s a translating machine. Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (PRC), Chinese (Taiwan), Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (International), Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Estonian, Galician, Hindi, Kazakh, […]

Tip #84: What a difference a date makes

At Convergence 2014, the tipsters participated in some “Ask the MVP” sessions. There were many great questions, but one question kept coming up time and time again, no matter whether the session was for administrators or developers. That’s right: how to deal with timezones when date-only field is used. Since our tipping truck is a […]