CRM 2011 and Silverlight – SDK Samples

Hopefully this post will save you the many hours I spent messing around with the Silverlight SDK samples in the CRM 2011 SDK. I was not able to get the Silverlight SDK samples to run. However after some simple changes I was able to get them to go. Here are the code changes I made…


CRM 2011 Custom Form Notification

The notification area on the CRM Form is a nice place to put information, warnings and critical information. This can be easily done with the following javascript function: addNotification = function (message, level) { var notificationsArea = document.getElementById(‘crmNotifications’); if (notificationsArea == null) { alert(‘div not found’); return; } if (level == 1) { //critical notificationsArea.AddNotification(‘mep1’,…

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CRM 2011 Sub Grid Refresh

In CRM 2011 there is the new native feature of being able to place a sub grid in a form. It is very common that on the form you have a total or summary field that you want updated when data is added, updated or removed from the sub grid. The following code worked nicely…

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Silverlight SDK Samples won’t open

So you want to check out the SilverLight samples in the CRM 2011 SDK but you get an error when you open the solution like “Microsoft.Silverlight.CSharp.targets was not found”. This is likely because you don’t have the Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010. You can donwload it here. http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=18149  


Account does not have performance counter permissions – CRM 2011

When installing CRM 2011 if you come across the following error: Then you need to update the domain account that you selected for the CRM services. To fix this do the following: 1) Logon to the CRM application sevrer. 2) Open the Computer Management tool. 3) Select Local Users and Groups -> Groups 4) Select…

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