Category Archives: Controls

How to create simple Lookup using PCF Control

Introduction: With the new updates of PowerApps Component Framework, now we can develop the PCF control for lookup field. Earlier, there was no supported way to develop the PCF Control for lookup field. However, with the new update, we can do this by using the lookup type property. In the below example, we have created… Read More »

How to Read and Set Date Format of Logged-in User in PCF Control

Introduction Recently in our PCF control, we got the requirement that when the user selects a date from the calendar control then that date format should be of logged-in user. In this blog, we will check how to achieve the same. Scenario: Here is my current user settings in Dynamics 365 CRM. As you can… Read More »

How to Add PCF Data-set Control in Dynamics 365 CRM

Introduction: PCF (PowerApps Component Framework) are used to create Field type and Data-set type code components and provide an enhanced user experience for the users to view and work with data in forms, views, and dashboards. In this blog, you will be given information about how to add Data-set control and where you can see… Read More »

Create Records quickly in Dynamics 365 CRM by using new Microsoft Wave 2 feature – Business Card Scanner

Introduction: With the growth of machine learning and artificial intelligence in our day to day life, Microsoft is also embracing ML and AI in Dynamics 365 CRM. With the recent Wave 2 general availability release, Microsoft has added some really good features and one them is – Business Card Scanner. Microsoft has combined its latest… Read More »

How to Detect Dataset PCF control is set for Home grid or Sub grid

Introduction In this blog, we will see how to identify whether the current Dataset PCF control is used for home grid or sub grid of Dynamics 365 CRM. Problem: Create one Dataset PCF control and set that control on Account entity home grid. In this control read the current entity home grid records using view… Read More »

Add Linear Slider Mobile Control in Microsoft Dynamics 365 v9.0

Introduction Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 introduced features for mobile and tablet to increase user interaction, user convenience and for user friendliness. This control is available for Mobile, Tablet application and on the v9 version of D365 (UCI). Linear Slider Control This control is used to represent field values in linear manner. To add value in… Read More »

Controls in Dynamics 365 for Mobile App: Bullet Graph

Introduction: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 introduced additional controls for mobile and tablet to increase user interaction, user convenience and for user-friendliness. These controls are available for Mobile, Tablet application depending on the field type. Today in this blog we will discuss about Bullet Graph Control. Bullet Graph Control: This control is used to represent field… Read More »

Difference between Xrm.Page.getControl(‘xyz’).getValue() and Xrm.Page.getAttribute(‘xyz’).getValue() in Dynamics 365 CRM

Many times while working in Dynamics 365 CRM we found small clues tips which sometimes becomes life saver for us. Today in this blog I will share one of such small tip. If we enter special characters like # $ % & ( ‘ in text input the GetControl & Getattribute will give different result.… Read More »

Controls in Dynamics 365 for Mobile App: Flip Switch

Introduction: In our previous blogs of the ‘Controls in Dynamics 365 for Mobile App’ series, we discussed Input Mask, Multimedia, Website Preview, Auto-Complete, Option set, Star Rating controls and Contract Calendar. The Contract Calendar Control may help you to view the time table in order to understand what time the task needs to be performed on weekly basis. Contract calendar Control can… Read More »

Controls in Dynamics 365 v9.0 for Mobile App: Contract Calendar

In our previous blogs of the ‘Controls in Dynamics 365 for Mobile App’ series, we discussed Input Mask , Multimedia, Website Preview, Auto-Complete, Option set and Star Rating controls. Star Rating control allows users to add star ratings on entity records to rate it on a scale of 1 to 5 in Dynamics 365 Mobile and Tablet app. Today we… Read More »