Category Archives: Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 1

Obtain OrganizationService using Application User in Dynamics 365

Introduction: The Application User is the concept that allows us (developers) programmatic access to Dynamics 365 data and entities. Prior to the introduction of Application User concept we were using licensed user account’s User Name and Password to authenticate to CRM and perform operations. As a developer, you may have come across with the situation… Read More »

Using External Fonts in Dynamics 365

Introduction There are various scenarios where we need to develop client extensions in Dynamics CRM to achieve our task. HTML web resources can make a huge difference in Dynamics CRM when we want to create custom web pages to extend our business logic. Web pages with custom fonts give us that added advantage needed to… Read More »

Customization Preview Enhancement in Dynamics CRM 2016

Introduction: In Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Form customization is where we customize our form, change the form properties, and change settings of fields. After doing changes in form customization, we can preview changes done in the form without saving and publishing changes. This can be done just by clicking on the preview button and selecting the… Read More »

Show Dynamics CRM Data Publicly Using Power BI

Introduction: We have already shown how to integrate Dynamics CRM and Power BI in our previous blog. Since Power BI has proved to be a powerful visualization tool for Dynamics CRM users, we can use Power BI in multiple ways to analyze our business data. Consider a scenario where we want to generate a chart… Read More »

UrlRewriteModule error while Installing Dynamics CRM 2016 On-premises

Introduction: Anyone would imagine Dynamics CRM installation to be a task as simple as downloading and executing the setup file and stepping through the wizard and its done!! But No!! It’s not always done 🙁 While it would work smoothly on some systems, it would error on others and this was one of the errors… Read More »

Display Survey Questions Conditionally for Voice of Customer in Dynamics CRM 2016

Introduction: Voice of the Customer is a new feature, which was introduced in Dynamics CRM 2016. We have already discussed on how to create survey and survey activity in one of our previous blog. In this blog we are going to talk about how we can display Survey Questions conditionally using Response Routing in Voice… Read More »

Execute the Global Action Using Web API in Dynamics CRM

Introduction: We have already discussed how to perform entity specific custom action using Web API in one of our earlier blog. But when we want an action to be performed on multiple entities, we need to create a global action. Create global action:- Go to Settings → Processes → Click New then select category as “Action” and entity… Read More »

Different Areas in Dynamics CRM Where Users Can Access External Pages

Introduction There could be different scenarios where client may want to view, access, or pass data to external pages from within Dynamics CRM. External pages refer to the pages that are not part of Dynamics CRM. It can be defined as pages that you can access via an internet (with an extension like .aspx, .html,… Read More »

How to Delete Component from Managed Solution in Dynamics CRM 2016?

Introduction How can we remove unwanted component from managed solution, which is installed at client environment? This question can strike you when there is a requirement to delete component, which you think is either no longer usable or should not be part of managed solution. Suppose you provided your managed solution to client and there… Read More »

Set Email Signature using Workflow in Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 1

Introduction: Email signature is an integral part of every email that we exchange. It adds a professional touch to our Emails. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 1 introduced Email Signature as an out of the box entity.  So that user can save time and be consistent in response. Previously, to add signatures in their emails user… Read More »