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Issue with SLA fields with lower case schema names

On a customer tenant we had the issue on some orgs that with SLA feature enabled on the entity work order the transferred solution created on the target system fields with lower case schema names:DEV-System with proper schema names:Exported as managed solution and then imported to a Dynamics 8.2.2.x Online system:=> now with wrong lower case schema namesMicrosoft confirmed in our support case that this is a bug and it was fixed in this version:Microsoft Dynamics 365 Version 1612 ( (DB online

Auto Number Workflow: Lessons learned with decimal separators

I read several blog articles how easy it is to use realtime workflow based auto number solution with a new auto number entity.In one of the recent project I thought I will use this approach instead of a third party solution.
It worked fine but I struggled with this issue:As you can see the value has decimal separators.
So I was upset and thought about how to solve it.
A blog article wrote about how we could change the user and the global format settings to work around this issue.
I did not like this approach neither would my customers like it.Finally, I smart tip was found on this blog article written by Prashant Shukla:
“To remove the comma from the Auto-Number field (whole number), copy it to a calculated field of Single Line of Text.”
Only thing after the creation of this new field I had to update the workflow to reference the new calculated field which ended in this per…

Personal language setting flips back to base language

If you recently updated your CRM environment and CRM users approach you with complains about their personal language settings, not being able to set their desired language -you might have forgotten to install the required update for the MUI language pack(s) as well.if you see this behavior go to Settings –> Administration –> LanguagesThere you go => we forgot to update the language pack to the latest update version

Revival of Dynamics CRM Customization Tool For Excel

Recently I used this tool for a Dynamics 365 project. I made a few fixes and rebuilt it with support for Dynamics 365 v.8.2.x. original code was taken from Microsoft’s discontinued Codeplex platform: thought it would be worth to continue this nice project and tool on Github.Its very intuitive, easy to use, and got some potential to be improved, also for V.9.x features.

Field Service On Premise 6.2.1 Setup

PreconditionsSupported Operating Systems: This install will work on Operating Systems that support the fall 2016 release of Dynamics 365 Server.The process:1. Download the SetupFieldService-OnPrem-6_2_1_38-5ea54f2c17.exe2. Unzip the Setup3. Start the PackageDeployer.exe4. Login to your target instance5. Go through the wizardLogin with user of Dyn365 Online that has Dual Use Right License like Plan 1 or Customer Engagement assigned:Final result:Field Service and Resource Scheduling is now available.