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Enable plus button for subgrids on disabled forms

Several weeks ago I got a question from my customer – when record is inactive it’s not possible to add associated records from subgrids located on entity form – is it possible to bring back “plus” button to the subgrid even if record is deactivated?


Microsoft CRM 2011/2013: Colorizing Service Calendar

This is how standard service calendar looks like: Today I was asked by a customer if it is possible to change the colorizing schema of Service Calendar. I started to look for information about it and found the following article – Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to understand how to do it on my first …


Microsoft CRM 2013: Adding standard Bing Map control to forms of custom entities

In CRM 2013 Microsoft released a really great feature – OOB integration with BingMaps. Unfortunately, the list of entities that support BingMaps control is limited to Account, Contact, Lead, Quote, Order, Invoice, Competitor, and System User. I did a little investigation into how this control is organized and I can confirm that it is possible …


MS CRM 2011: How to override standard dialogs

My client wanted to remove (or hide) “Total Time” and “Billable Time” fields in the Case Close dialog window: Of course, I knew that it is possible to open the file CRM_Installation_Directory\CRM\Web\CS\cases\dlg_closecase.aspx, add several lines of code, and hide fields and labels; but this, the most obvious and easiest way out, had 2 disadvantages: 1. …


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.