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MS CRM 2011: Embed context report to left navigation pane

Idea of this blog post is how to embed report to left navigation pane of Crm editing form. I have found this brilliant post which describes how to embed report into IFrame located on Crm editing form and I took this post as basis for current post.

CRM Extensions

MS CRM 2011: Import of marketing list members using standard import with small extensions

Unfortunately at the moment it is impossible to import Marketing Lists Members to CRM with out-of-box import. My friend, former MVP and employee of Microsoft Artem Grunin provided good approach how to eliminate this problem with small customizations and plugin.

Development

MS CRM 2011: Error during creation of Account record – System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): Cannot insert duplicate key row in object ‘dbo.EmailSearchBase’ with unique index ‘ndx_for_forward_update’

Today I have got this issue during creation of account. I have googled and found the same issue at CRM Development forum.

Development

MS CRM 2011: Extended handling of Save events in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

About 1.5 ago I wrote post which describes how to work with additional parameters during save of form. I decided to go through all available standard forms and create extended list of available parameters.

CRM Extensions

MS CRM 2011: Bulk refresh of user details from AD

When you create user in CRM all the available information is populated from AD into CRM user form. But in case information was changed in AD (email box, phone e.t.c.) – information will remain unchanged till the moment you will open form of user and change it. In case a lot of information was changed …

CRM Extensions

Rollup activities for custom entities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

Everybody who works with Microsoft Dynamics CRM knows that it is possible to see activities for special entities like contact, account or opportunity but not for custom entities. I had task to develop such kind of functionality. I proposed easier solution – report but customer wanted to have all activities in standard grid.