Because we all know that maintaining two on-premise environments (e.g. dev & production) can be a pain, sometimes checking certain entities before solution import can be a time saver! To check the data type differences between the attributes of the same entity, on two different organizations, you can use the following SQL statement: — USAGE:… Continue reading Attribute Type differences
Any importable CRM solution holds within the *.zip file a component named solution.xml. In order to edit this, you need a better understanding of the <RootComponent> nodes (type attribute). For a complete list of root component types, you can use the following SQL statement: SELECT AttributeValue as Type, Value as [Root Component] FROM StringMap WHERE… Continue reading Solution Component Types
In order to add a ribbon button in Dynamics CRM on all entities, simply use the Application Ribbon in your solution, then edit it with the Ribbon Workbench. For more details, please read this article.
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Sometimes inspecting all the elements with Developer Tools or clicking over and over again on the CRM form, attribute by attribute can be irritating. There for, I propose the following approach to all the CRM Consultants and Developers out there who need the attributes’ schema names fast. The JS library is stand-alone and all that… Continue reading SchemaName JS exposer for CRM
Upon creating a custom entity as Activity Entity and not checking the “Display in Activity Menus” option, there is no supported way to alter this. However, here is the unsupported approach (in SQL): UPDATE Entity SET ActivityTypeMask = 1 WHERE EntityId = (SELECT EntityId FROM Entity WHERE Name = ‘custom_entity_schema_name’) After this minor adjustment, a… Continue reading Activity typed Entity – Display in Activity Menus
Sometimes, making an $.ajax request to a web service might return the “No Transport” error, if the web service is hosted in a different domain. To solve this issue, you need to set the CORS support on true: $.support.cors = true; before you make the $.ajax request and the following property on the request level:… Continue reading Fixing Ajax “No Transport” error