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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.

https://github.com/acieslik/CRMCustomizationToolForExcel

The original code was taken from Microsoft’s discontinued Codeplex platform:

https://archive.codeplex.com/?p=crmcustomizationtoolforexcel

I 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.

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