Category Archives: Customization

How to Add SharePoint Document Files Tab to a Dynamics 365 Custom Table (Entity) Main Form

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Custom Table (Custom Entity) supports Document Management with SharePoint. The Main Form on the Custom Table (Custom Entity) however DOES NOT have the Files tab available by default. WORK for Out of the Box Tables too. The … Continue reading

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How to Update an Existing Dynamics 365 Custom Report RDL

Dynamics 365 supports custom reports built using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) report definition language (RDL). When the situation calls for updating an existing Microsoft Dynamics 365 custom report (.RDL) but you no longer have access to the original code/solution … Continue reading

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Dynamics Mobile App Activities Error “part of the form can’t be displayed”

I had encountered the following Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM) Mobile App Activities Error “This part of the form can’t be displayed.  Please contact your administrator”when trying to access the Activities from Mobile App menu: Clicking on the Error details provided … Continue reading

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How to Resolve SQL Server Error on a Microsoft CRM 2015 Rollup field Delete

I had encountered the following SQL Server Error when trying to delete a Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 rollup field.  This is deleting the actual rollup field from the entity and not simply removing the field from a form or view … Continue reading

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Build the Microsoft CRM 4.0 Plug-in Registration Tool with Visual Studio 2013

I had a recent CRM project where I needed the Plug-in Registration Tool for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0.  I have the Plug-in Registration Tool for Microsoft CRM 2011, CRM 2013 and CRM Online readily available.  However, these versions of the … Continue reading

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CRM 2013 Dashboard Design Difference for Outlook Client and Web Client

I had an interesting design observation while working on a Microsoft CRM project – the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 or CRM Online Dashboard behavior has slight differences between the CRM Outlook Client and Web Client. One of the differences that … Continue reading

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How to enable CRM 4.0 API support in Microsoft CRM Online – HTML component HTC support – resolve errors after the December 2012 Service Update “Polaris”

Our Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online organization was updated to December 2012 Service Update “Polaris” Release last week.  One thing we immediately performed was to enable CRM 4.0 API support since our CRM customizations contain both Microsoft CRM 2011 and CRM … Continue reading

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How to Remove the Activity Feeds Solution from Microsoft CRM Online

Recently – I needed to setup a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online test environment to mimic an existing Microsoft CRM Online production that didn’t have the Activity Feeds installed.  For reference – Activity Feeds solution is installed on all CRM Online … Continue reading

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How to Enable Queues to support Contacts and Use Workflow to add Contacts to a Queue in Microsoft CRM 2011

Recently, I have been involved with how Microsoft Dynamics CRM could help with the education sector.  One interesting scenario is how to reach out to each student at least once a month by a pool of different department representatives (Teachers, … Continue reading

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CRM Offline New Activity Error – “Record Is Unavailable”

For Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 organizations (Online or On-Premise) that were upgraded from CRM 4.0 – if your CRM Users receive the following error message when creating/saving a new CRM activity (Appointment, Task, Phone Call, etc.) while using the Microsoft … Continue reading

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