Populate a CRM 2011 Lookup or PartyList Field Using JavaScript
February 22, 2013

There are many benefits to using JavaScript with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, including achieving on screen automation. In today’s blog, we’ll discuss how to use JavaScript on the field type

Creating Unique Behavior on Role-Based Forms in Dynamics CRM 2011
February 21, 2013

There are a lot of benefits to working with role-based forms in Dynamics CRM, as listed in our blog on pros and cons of role-based forms. But one challenge comes

WPF Paging Control for WPF Applications
February 19, 2013

When displaying large amounts of data in a custom application built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, it can be beneficial to use paging to improve user experience and the speed of

Good to Know JavaScript / CRM Date Time Difference
February 8, 2013

Here at PowerObjects, we use JavaScript frequently. It’s a powerful tool for Microsoft Dynamics CRM customizations. Now and then, we observe a funny quirk about how JavaScript and CRM work

Passing Parameters Between Forms in CRM 2011
February 6, 2013

Did you ever wish you could scoot some data from one form to another and then immediately start working on the new record? If so, then maybe passing parameters from

Turning On CRM 4-style JavaScript for the Polaris Update / UR 12
January 28, 2013

The Polaris / UR 12 updates have brought some changes to Dynamics CRM 2011, many of which you have to turn on. We’ve covered a lot of this in our

Use JavaScript to Update Price Per Unit When Selecting a Unit in Dynamics CRM 2011
November 29, 2012

This blog will review the JavaScript you can use to allow the user to see the ‘Price’ from the Price List for a selected Unit. If you use the Product

Use Javascript to Update Price Per Unit When Selecting a Product in Dynamics CRM 2011
November 28, 2012

If you enter a lot of products in Dynamics CRM, this JavaScript tip will save you time. We’ll review the JavaScript you can use to allow the user to see

Cross-Browser Solution to Replace ActiveXObject with SOAP Messaging (JavaScript)
October 29, 2012

While Dynamics CRM is becoming cross-browser compatible, some technologies used to customize CRM are not. For example, the use of ActiveX within CRM code will never be compatible with browsers

Pros and Cons of Role Based Forms in CRM 2011
September 24, 2012

It’s been over a year since Microsoft introduced the concept of Role Based Forms in CRM 2011. In that year we’ve run into scenarios where they make a lot of

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

CRM 2011 Date and Time: Prevent CRM from Displaying Incorrect Dates between Time Zones
September 11, 2012

We’ve already covered some basic truths about CRM 2011 date and time. In this post, we’ll focus on how to avoid date-only fields from showing different dates in different time