Category Archives: Dynamics CRM 2016

Accept Signatures on Mobiles and Tablets using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016/365

With the world moving towards Mobile and tablets and using touch enabled controls and accepting signatures on the apps directly becoming the norm, it was time for Microsoft to start support for such controls for their tablet and phone apps. With Dynamics CRM 2016 / 365 many new controls were introduced to create a more… 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 »

Insufficient Permissions Error on Assigning a record in Dynamics 365

Introduction While working on one of our client requirement, we came across with one interesting scenario about security roles access level setup for Read and Assign privileges, which leads to errors on Dynamics CRM forms. Scenario: The requirement was to allow a user with specific security role in Dynamics CRM say “Salesperson” to assign lead… Read More »

Execute Workflow using Web API in Dynamics 365

Introduction: In every release, Microsoft comes up with some new and interesting features. With this Dynamics 365 release, the WEB API platform has been enhanced further. Microsoft has introduced many actions using Web API. Here we will see one of those new actions introduced in Dynamics 365 i.e. “ExecuteWorkflow”. Until Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 1… Read More »

Missing Reports from certain users in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales aka Dynamics CRM

Issues: Ever been in a situation when you have deployed a report, made sure it is available for the organization and yet you have a user complaining of the missing report. Cause: You have users that use different languages as their UI language. While uploading the report, it was uploaded with a specific language set.… 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 »

Found an integer attribute with unrecognized format: new_customeridtype – Solved

Introduction: Microsoft introduced the customer type field in Dynamics CRM 2016. To know more about it, you can refer this blog to explore it more. In this blog, we will focus on one of the error, which is caused while retrieving entity metadata for customer field. Problem: In one of our examples, our requirement was… Read More »