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managed Solutionimport failed due to unpublished changes

We had some trouble updating a managed solution within crm. The hint after solutionimport was: A managed solution cannot overwrite the LocalizedLabel component with Id=<some guid> which has an unmanaged base instance. The most likely scenario for this…
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How to avoid impacts when reusing a CRM organization

resco mobile crmIn many CRM projects SAP is used as ERP system connected to Microsoft CRM. Many of our customers refresh their systems periodically. It means they deploy a backup of their productive SAP system in their consolidation environment. As result they get…
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DQ Issues powered by formscripting

I had an interesting discussion with a customer lately, which triggered a discussion on dataquality with a friend of mine: How do you ensure dataquality? Are you aware of some subtle issues on dataquality when using formscripting? What is the challenge? The customer…
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Do not read – this is about unsupported customizing and lookupinfo.aspx returnvalue change in RU12

So, nobody uses something like var win = window.showModalDialog(prependOrgName("/_controls/lookup/lookupinfo.aspx"), "lookup", 'dialogHeight=600px,dialogWidth=500px,toolbar=no,directories=no,status=yes,linemenubar=no,scrollbars=no,resizable=yes,modal=yes',…
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Cheat Sheet for CRM 2011 JavaScript programming

This is a valuable shortcut for me and my colleagues: a blogentry for sheet, which combines most of the Dynamics CRM 2011 form features in one page. Thanks to Daniel Cai for this compilation. The sheet is already a little older, but still valid. Find the pdf directly…
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Plugin failure due to sandbox registration

Hello everybody. Got a strange issue today. My colleague passed me a plugin, which is registered as a sandbox plugin by the delivered solution. This plugin worked on many systems, but not on mine. It died with the Message “The plug-in execution failed because…
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MS CRM 2011: Hide sidemap entries

Hallo Zusammen, falls in Euren Projekten mal die Frage aufkommt: Wie können rollenbasiert Sitemap-Einträge (bezogen auf eine Webresource) ein- ausgeblendet werden? Da im CRM eine Konfiguration der Sitemap analog der Ribbon Bar leider nicht möglich…
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How to export the default solution

Hi folks, did you know, how to export the default solution of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. It’s quite simple: Go to the ‘ettings Area Choose Customizations Click at the left side the Customize the System button and (now you are entering the world of pain) …
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Deserializing XML in JavaScript with nearly no pain

We love to have software a little bit flexible. Therefore we have the need to store setup data in any place. Usuallly, in JavaScript, one would use JSON to store the data. Obviously, this is very easy to read for a JavaScript program. But there are 2 disadvantages for…
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Consider inline data for images

Buried in my mind, an old information came up: images do not have to be loaded as files, there is the possibility of inline images in the internet explorer. So, it came back to my mind, that I do not have to upload resources for pictures in my solutions, small pictures…
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