Data import is equal parts science and magic, but leaning heavily towards the magic side. Sometimes the errors you receive make sense, sometimes they do not. Let’s take this message for example: The file specifies a list value that does not exist in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Here is the actual error you will see when […]
We got this error while trying to import a managed solution to our TEST. The error was because of one error during import we had removed the parent solution from the solution, but we forgot to remove the child report. So this child report during import was trying to update or lookup for the parent … Continue reading "Managed solution cannot update reports which are not present in solution package. Report 98b86a45-1dbb-e411-b283-d89d6765a2e4 is not part of current solution."
We got this error recently while trying to import a managed solution. As it turned out the we had few OOB reports in our managed solution that was getting imported to TEST. Removing those OOB reports from the solution, exporting it and importing it again fixed the issue for us and we were able to … Continue reading "Invalid Operation: Trying to update an attribute in Live, which is not allowed while importing solution in Dynamics 365"
Originally posted on Bernado Nguyen-Hoan's Blog - Coding Stories from an IT Mercenary: There are many benefits of using early-binding when coding against CRM. There are times however when you need to fall back to late-binding, for example when you need to query relationships, or when you need to call Retrieve to optimise performance (as…
We had a requirement to delete few of the components from the solution and we followed the new feature that is now available for this in product, starting from CRM 2016 Update 1. https://nishantrana.me/2016/10/16/how-to-delete-components-from-managed-solution-in-dynamics-crm-2016-without-using-holding-solution/ However, we ran into the following error while trying to apply solution upgrade i.e. Solution with ID does not exist. First … Continue reading "Solution with ID doesn’t not exist
I ran into a situation yesterday where a customer was seeing this very scary error message: This is very odd, considering they were already logged into Dynamics CRM 2016 Online and everything was working – until it wasn’t. After a bit of digging around, I ran into this forum post, which outlined a […]
We recently upgraded to CRM 2016 Update 1 and there seems to be noend to the different product issues that we are facing. The latest ones are missing scroll bar in BPF when a particular stage has large number of fields in it and the other one being “Click to enter” info appearing at wrong … Continue reading "Few more interesting issues in New Form Rendering in CRM 2016 Update 1"
Yesterday the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Team announced that Learning Path Authoring was now available. In this article, I’ll walk through the few steps required to start creating your own learning paths. Step 1: Enable Learning Path Authoring The first step is to enable Learning Path Authoring, using these steps: 1. Navigate to Settings, Administration, System […]
Recently we were working on a requirement wherein we wanted to add a hyperlink to the Notification that we were showing on the form. For this we can use the following Jscript library https://notifyjs.codeplex.com/ The JScript code: Output: Clicking on Details opens the page specified in the callback function. The other option is to show … Continue reading "Add hyperlink (and button) in Form Notification in Dynamics 365 (CRM 2016 and earlier)"
For inviting existing contact records as user of the portal we can follow the below steps. Open an existing contact record and click on Create Invitation button This creates the invitation record along with the invitation code. Select and run the Send Invitation workflow. The steps for the workflow are as below. The contact\user receives … Continue reading "Inviting existing Contacts to Portal in Dynamics 365"
Continuing with our posts regarding the release of Dynamics 365, next up is the new Email Engagement functionality Microsoft has added to the core product. Additionally, head over to the CRM Roadmap site, or the CRM What’s New site to see more of the features that have recently gone live. Email Engagement is the ability to see tracking statistics about emails that are created in, and sent out of Dynamics 365. Or in other words, Email Engagement enables monitoring of
Applies to: Dynamics 365 (online) In Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update 1, we introduced Learning Path, which delivers contextually-rich training, walkthroughs, videos, and articles right in the app at just the right time. Watch a short video (1:50) about Learning Path. We’re excited to announce that you can now use Learning Path to create your...