Category Archives for "Dynamics CRM"

Help get your Dynamics CRM Case Solved Faster using Diagnostics

Dana Martens of Microsoft posted an article on the CRM Team Blog about some tools and techniques that will help you help the support team when you open a support case. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crm/archive/2011/12/13/help-get-your-case-solved-faster-using-diagnostics.aspx If you submit cases through CustomerSource or PartnerSource, it’s worth reading and is something that I try to do whenever I open a […]

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1 What is inside a CRM 2011 Solution file anyway?

Dynamics CRM 2011 introduced us to Solutions, which are self-contained packages of components, customize CRM 2011 to add specific features and/or entities. Like the exported customizations in CRM 4.0, a solution file is a ZIP file, but it can contain a variety of information.  Here is a sample of the contents: Files: [Content_Types].xml customizations.xml solution.xml […]

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CRM 4.0 Developers: Unsupported JavaScript usage question

Hi Everyone, I’m adding some new conversion points to my JavaScript conversion tool, CRM Migration Assistant, and I am curious if anyone has used any of the following internal CRM 4.0 objects or methods: crmForm.detachCloseAlert(); crmFormSubmit.crmFormSubmitSecurity.value crmFormSubmit.crmFormSubmitId.value crmFormSubmit.crmFormSubmitObjectType.value   If you have, I’d love to see some sample code to see how you were using […]

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CRM 2011 Debug Information Page

An excellent post today from EMEA Dynamics CRM Support that is worth sharing: CRM Debug Information Page Each CRM installation has an out-of-the box ASPX page that contains basic information regarding your CRM (verified for CRM 4.0 and CRM 2011) installation. If you refer to the following URL: http://ServerName:Port/OrgName/home/home_debug.aspx     (replace ServerName, Port and OrgName to […]

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1 Web Resource Naming

I found something quite interesting while working on my CRM Migration Assistant JavaScript conversion tool. We you create a web resource, you, the developer, are responsible for prepending the name of the web resource with the proper Customization Prefix. The second rather interesting fact is that CRM doesn’t care what that prefix is. It seems […]

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