Posts Tagged MSCRM2011

Upcoming Webinar: JavaScripting with Dynamics CRM 2011

JavaScript allows an administrator to enhance the functionality of Dynamics CRM 2011 in order to better fit your business processes. This Lunch and Learn session delivers an introduction to JavaScript development and will cover the following topics: Setting up your development environment Introduction to the form editor […]

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CRM Migration Assistant 1.3.3 Released

We have released a small update to the CRM Migration Assistant which includes the following updates: Added 0 and 1 as supported Submit Options Fixed issues with converting .AddOption to .addOption method. Conversion alerts were added for the following JavaScript properties: .title .vAlign .contentEditable .innerText Any .style […]

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Converting to CRM 2011 JavaScript: Form Elements

One of the most fascinating things I found during the creation of the CRM Migration Assistant is the different methods developers use to access CRM form fields, and other form elements. Normally, people access a form field using the following style of JavaScript: crmForm.all.name This is the […]

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Converting to CRM 2011 JavaScript: The basics

I thought that I would outline some of the conversion techniques that we use in the CRM Migration Assistant to convert JavaScript from the CRM 4.0  object model to the CRM 2011 object model. Many of the techniques we used in CRM 4.0 were technically unsupported.  But […]

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Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #6: Clean up deleted records

Full disclosure: I am blatantly stealing this idea from Joel Lindstrom at Customer Effective, as outlined in this article: Preparing for CRM 2011: How to Make your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Upgrade Faster Run the deletion service. In CRM 4.0, if you deleted records, the records were […]

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Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #5: Remove unsupported database changes

As you used your Dynamics CRM 4.0 database you may have had occasion to add "unsupported" objects to the database.  These could be anything from indexes ( fairly supported ) to triggers ( pretty unsupported ) to custom stored procedures. You need to consider removing all of […]

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Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #4: Clean up old Synch table entries

If you are using the CRM Outlook client you will find two sets of tables in the CRM database beginning with: SubscriptionStatistics and SyncEntry. Like the AsyncOperationsBase table containing old and useless information, these tables present the same sorts of issues. Luckily, the Microsoft UK Dynamics Support […]

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Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #3: Clean up the System Job and Workflow Job Tables

In CRM 4.0 the system jobs table, otherwise known as the AsyncOperationsBase table, could expand to the point that normal CRM operations were affected.  That’s a worse-case scenario. Regardless of current system performance, an abnormally large number of records in this table can slow down the upgrade […]

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CRM Migration Assistant 1.3.1 Released

We’ve made a couple of changes to the CRM Migration Assistant this week. You may download the trial version here.   Navigation Element Conversion The conversion of navigation elements ( navActivities, navActivityHistory, etc. ) was initially added to convert code like this: var myvar = document.all.navOpps.style.display;   […]

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Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #2 Know your plugins

One of the most important aspects of the CRM 4.0 upgrade is what will happen to your plugins. The first question to ask yourself is: Do I have any plugins installed? That may seem like a strange question but what if CRM was installed 4 years ago […]

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