{Issue Resolution}Solution Compatibility: CRM 2013 to CRM 2015

Recently an old colleague of mine was Upgrading from CRM 2013 to CRM 2015, some of the solutions he wanted to try for 2015 trial online. When he was trying to upload CRM 2013 solution there he was getting the error:

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This is because, solution upgrade is not allowed.

Although unsupported here is a resolution:

Step 1: Extract the zip file to your computer.

Step 2: Open solution.xml file and change the first line to this:

<ImportExportXml version=”7.0.0000.3544″ SolutionPackageVersion=”7.0″ languagecode=”1033″ generatedBy=”CrmLive” xmlns:xsi=”http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance”&gt;

WordPress does not let me paste closing ‘>’ tag but this needs to be put to the end of above line instead of &gt;

Step 3: Zip the file and import again. You will be able to import the solution to CRM 2015 online now.

Note: This should only be tried for trial/testing purposes, not for live systems. If you have a live system with this issue, contact Microsoft support and they will give you a way.

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Hope it helps!

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{Happy milestone} Celebrating a Century of Dynamics CRM blogs

Today, I am posting my 100th article on Dynamics CRM. To celebrate, I’m going to analyse the content of my first 100 articles.

In July 2013, I started writing some articles on Dynamics CRM, developing some tools in my spare time. Getting involved with various kind of experiences on Dynamics CRM. This blog has over time been a keen source of inspiration for myself to keep learning and sharing ideas. I did not have much information to start with but my objective was to write something which is new and innovative.

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When you keep writing, you develop some thoughts and I have been lucky enough to keep having the motivation, I hope it will continue.

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Here is a list of my best blogs, all time:

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Hope it helped you!

{Scripting} Opening Print preview through JavaScript for Dynamics CRM 2013/2015

Recently I was going through some CRM forums and found out that there is a way to open print preview via JavaScript as well.

Add following function and call it from wherever you want on form:

1. function PrintPreview() {

2.

3. window.open(Xrm.Page.context.getClientUrl() + “/_forms/print/print.aspx?allsubgridspages=false&formid=” +

4. Xrm.Page.ui.formSelector.getCurrentItem().getId() + “&id=” + Xrm.Page.data.entity.getId() +

5. “&objectType=” + Xrm.Page.context.getQueryStringParameters().etc);

6. }

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{Zero code Development}Dynamics CRM 2013/2015 Charts for Business Process Flow Stages

Requirement: Show charts by Business process stages.

Visualization:

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Implementation:

IF you think it is straight forward, no it is not – there needs to be work done before it is possible to achieve this. The reason being CRM only stores staged and processeid (Not the actual stage and process names). So Part 1 of this task is to

Part 1 Set Text fields for Current Process and Stage: Workflow

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Look at image above, in my case I added two text fields in Opportunity to store Business process stage and Business Process selected.

Workflow below:

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Should run on change of following fields:

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Update Opportunity Step:

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Part 2: Now start working on charts:

Refer screens below to configure charts:

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Now this can be added to Dashboards, to get an overview of Business Process stages.

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Hope it helps!