Dynamics CRM–getClientUrl

  This article is to inform you that the function getServerUrl has been deprecated by the Dynamics CRM Product Team. To replace it, you can use Xrm.Page.context.getClientUrl() method. This will return following: 1. For IFD, you get following URL format: https://OrganizationName.DomainName.com 2. While, when retrieving an Internal URL (http or https) the format is the…


Dynamics CRM 2013 Update Rollup 3

  This short article is to provide information regarding Dynamics CRM 2013 On Premises and with Update Rollup 3 (6.00.0003.0106). CRM 2013 UR3 is supported by the Dynamics CRM Team but it is correct that CRM 2013 product defect fixes will only be applied to CRM 2013 SP1 and beyond. The reasoning for this is…


Dynamics CRM 2015 – How to start with SDK

  We’ve seen that in the past there were a lot of threads raised asking how to start using the CRM SDK, what resources to use and what tools are needed. This blog article has the goal to cover following areas, with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015: 1. What is the Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK? 2….


Dynamics CRM “Could Not Load Type” errors

  Ever experienced errors of such like: “Could not load type ‘Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Workflow.ICustomActivityExecutionContext’ from assembly ‘Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Workflow, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’”? Whether it refers to a custom dll or to a CRM internal one as in the above example, sometimes this kind of issue occurs and are not sure where it is coming from. Here are a few…


Dynamics CRM Bulk Delete – General Support Questions

  This article is to provide you with an overview of some of the most common questions & issues raised to Dynamics CRM Support for Bulk Delete. The below tips should helpful to you in finding an answer in a lot of Bulk Delete areas before the need to raise a support case on the…


Manually Uninstall & Install Dynamics CRM 2015 for Microsoft Office Outlook including Offline functionality

  This article is to provide Dynamics CRM 2015 users with full steps to manually uninstall & install Dynamics CRM 2015 for Microsoft Office Outlook including Offline functionality 1. Close outlook 2. Use the Configuration Wizard and delete the CRM for Outlook configuration 3. Go to Program s and Features and uninstall the following components:…


Dynamics CRM Workflow "Execute as" automatically changes to "the owner of the workflow" when you change the "start when" field

  This article is to detail what happens in Dynamics CRM 2013 Update rollup 3 for SP1 and CRM 2015 Update rollup 0.1 regarding workflow’s "Execute as" automatically changing to "the owner of the workflow" when a user changes the "start when" field. Create a Synchronous workflow with the "Execute as" set to "the owner…


Dynamics CRM How to access a QuickForm component via Jscript in Turbo Forms

  In Legacy forms we used to have the possibility of getting the primary contact’s email address of an account by using a syntax like this:   The syntax is documented in this article: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg334266.aspx This sample code would prompt the following field in an alert dialog, which belongs to the primary contact of the…


Dynamics CRM 2015 Outlook Synchronization

  This blog is to summarise some key areas in the Outlook Synchronization in CRM 2015 white paper, which can be downloaded in full from here Appointments, contacts, and tasks The following table presents the synchronization behaviour for a primary client’s appointments, contacts, and tasks. For your reference, an “Inspector” is any form inside of…


Dynamics CRM with Scribe for a CRM/GP integration, the Submit Order button stops working

  Customers using Scribe for a CRM/GP integration may have seen that the Submit Order button stopped working correctly after upgrading to CRM Online Update 1. This is a known issue that has been investigated at Microsoft CRM Support and a fix in place for a future release. For more information on this fix, please…