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Recently Visited List and Sitemap Menu

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 has some cool new features that allow for a more efficient navigation. There is the Recently Viewed List, the Sitemap menu and the List Navigation. I love them because they make me more productive navigating CRM. Curious? Read on! Recently Visited List One of my favorite end user productivity features in...

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Measuring the Impact of Innovation for the Customer

Lots of companies, particularly those in the software industry, are fond of touting their products’ newest and glossiest features and the number of new bells and whistles all in the name of customer acquisition.  And truth be told, we are guilty of this practice from time to time as well.    What we should really...

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Fetch-Xml based Reports: Bits & Pieces

With Fetch-xml based reports in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, users can now create custom reports in Microsoft CRM Online. The CRM Report Authoring extension for BIDS provides a rich authoring experience for creating such custom reports. Abhijit Gore has a great introduction post on authoring and updating fetch based report using BIDS. In this post,...

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How to Specify Range Values on a Query in a AX SSRS Report

The steps below outline how to specify range values for a query that is used by an SSRS report and AX. 1.  In AX in the AOT model a query adding the tables you would like to specify as data sources.  For example, add the CustTable. 2.  To the data sources add your range fields.  Add...

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Documentation “How to: Add a URL Drill Through Action” confusing

Recently we found an “Invalid Range” error to logged when using drill through on an AX SRS Report we created for a custom table following the documentation at the link below:     “How to: Add a URL Drill Through Action” http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/cc582049.aspx From further investigation we found the the hardcoded 1 at indexFields.Add method from the code...

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Planning does not respect reservations against stock with “Order” item

Have in mind the following scenario: “Order” item with a sales order reserved against stock and sales order shipment date in frozen zone. Under these circumstances, we need to consider this scenario should only occur exceptionally in rare occassions: ·         Having an “Order” item with stock should be considered as an exception ·         Having a sales order...

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