Dynamics 365 – Inline Editable Grid Views

A very overlooked (and I think it’s safe to say ‘underutilised’) piece of functionality in Dynamics is the ability to make lists for most entities inline editable, Ie. the ability to provide an ‘Excel-like’ experience for your users.

This can aid greatly in data entry and modification allowing users to work their way down a list updating records without the tedium of the opening, editing, saving, closing workflow most users have come to expect.

In this article, I am going to cover how to set up the Editable Grid View for accounts and list some of the limitations.

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Dynamics 365 – Populating Test Environments with Sample Data

An often overlooked feature of Dynamics CRM is the ability to quickly and efficiently add sample data and to remove said sample data once you’re happy with your setup, which is a great help to any form of testing.

In this short article, I’ll go over adding and removing Sample Data from your deployment.

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Dynamics 365 – Email ‘From’ Field Grayed Out/Locked/Read-Only

With new updates come’s new bugs and this one certainly caught us off guard when we realised that we could no longer set the ‘From’¬†field of emails in our Dynamics system. This article will go over the details of a workaround to this issue until the problem is resolved with a future update.

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Dynamics 365 – Web Service Error Codes Cheat Sheet

This is a rather long list of just about every single error that Dynamics 365 can generate which is useful when debugging errors using Dynamic’s built in trace logs. This is as much for my own use as others so use it how you will and the original list can be found at –¬†https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/gg328182(v=crm.8).aspx

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Dynamics 365 – Error -2147218683, At least one system user or queue in the organization must be a recipient

There’s an awful lot of questions about this issue online with very few answers and it’s, unfortunately, something I came across earlier today when we realised that suddenly our support desk in CRM had stopped receiving any emails.

In this article, I’ll go through some things to check that fixed the issue for me and will hopefully help anybody else experiencing this.

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Release of ‘Get Total Records Count Solution’ Dynamics 365 Solution

Although I created this some time ago in order to get an accurate count of important records in our system it’s taken me some time to tidy it up and get it ready for release to the public.

The project and all source code are available on GitHub, feel free to use it in any manner you see fit, however, I’d appreciate being credited and hearing about whatever you do with it.

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Dynamics – ‘First Response By’ & ‘Resolve By’ not being Populated

I’ve seen quite a few people asking why the ‘First Response By’ and ‘Resolve By’ fields found on the cases CRM forms and within the Engagement Hub aren’t populated. I’ve seen people often assume this is a bug however that’s not the case.

Below I’ll go through a few reasons why these may not be getting filled in.

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