Tooltips for Disabled Ribbon Buttons in CRM 2011
September 14, 2012

In complex implementations, we often have very lengthy requirements regarding custom ribbon buttons and when they are enabled and when they are disabled. The challenges of implementing such rules has

How to Change an Icon in Dynamics CRM within a Custom Entity
September 7, 2012

CRM 2011 allows you to customize your environment. We cover many of the ways to personalize Dynamics CRM in our How-To Portal. In this post, we’ll focus on how to

Adding New Report Category in CRM 2011
July 25, 2012

Have you ever wondered how you can create new report categories and add reports to the new category in Microsoft Dynamics CRM? If you did then you are reading the right

CRM 2011 Online ModifyMaxExportTool
July 13, 2012

We often see a request to increase the amount of records that can be exported from CRM at one time. The default value is set to 10,000, so the maximum

Adding PowerGlobalSearch to a Different Area in CRM 2011
July 12, 2012

PowerGlobalSearch adds value for each and every user of CRM 2011 by providing the ability to earch any entity and any field from one window.  By default, PowerGlobalSearch is added under the Workplace Module in the

The How-To Guide for CRM 2011 Ribbon Customization
July 9, 2012

In this post, we’re going to cover how to effectively approach Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 ribbon customization using Scott Durow’s Ribbon Workbench.  For this tutorial I am going to create

Rapid View Forms in CRM 2011 R8
June 8, 2012

A short, slick yet very powerful functionality comes in the Avatar of Rapid View Forms. So what exactly is this Rapid View Form in CRM 2011, what is its business

Labeling CRM 2011 Forms Meaningfully
April 13, 2012

One of the great features of  Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 is the role based form or the ability to create multiple forms for the same entity and exposing them based

Error Customizing CRM 2011 Entity Form
March 8, 2012

While working on a Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011 upgrade we encountered this error while trying to customize the CRM 2011 entity form: Error: Exception of type ‘System.Web.HttpUnhandledException’

A Tip for Notes When You Create a New Dynamics CRM Entity
March 6, 2012

When you create a new Dynamics CRM entity, you have the option to select Notes and Activities to add to each record. If you aren’t sure if you want to

Auto Populate Name Field of a Custom Entity with Javascript
February 23, 2012

If you’ve created a custom entity in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (or CRM 4 for that matter) you’ve noticed the “Name” field of this entity is a required field. What

How to Hide Tabs in Reading Pane for Dynamics CRM Outlook Client
January 31, 2012

At PowerObjects we are always trying to make the Microsoft Dynamics CRM user experience the best it can be. We recently encountered an issue with the Outlook Reading Pane displaying