Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

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Didn’t you wish there was some expert that would just explain how to use Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technologies? Purvin Patel brings his firehose of information to the community every Monday at 10am (Pacific) as part of a weekly webinar series.  You should expect deep dives, special guests, MVPs talking about cool things they…Read more

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August 2019 update of Dynamics 365 Layout simplifies room-scanning process 

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Applies to: Dynamics 365 Layout (build 110.1908.13005.0) The Dynamics 365 Layout team is pleased to announce the August 2019 update, which makes it quicker and easier to scan a room when you start creating a layout. The previous process required that you scan a ceiling to start the layout design process. This can be an…Read more

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July 2019 update of Dynamics 365 Layout provides locked layouts, improved HoloLens 2 experience 

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Applies to: Dynamics 365 Layout (build 109.1907.10002.0) The Dynamics 365 Layout team is pleased to announce the availability of the following features and improvements in the July update: Locked layouts Improved experience for HoloLens 2 Localization support on HoloLens 2 Locked layouts Now you can lock a layout to prevent unintentional changes. To lock a…Read more

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June release of Dynamics 365 Import Tool (Preview) adds five new file formats 

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Applies to: Dynamics 365 Import Tool (build 111.1906.20006.0) We’re pleased to announce that with the latest update of Dynamics 365 Import Tool (Preview), in addition to GLB files, you can now import FBX, OBJ, STL, PLY, and GLTF files. This update makes it easier to import your CAD files for use with Dynamics 365 Layout,…Read more

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May update of Dynamics 365 Layout provides new learning features, other improvements 

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Applies to: Dynamics 365 Layout (build 108.1905.17002.0) The Dynamics 365 Layout team is pleased to announce the availability of the following features and improvements in the May update:  Teaching moments  Demo layouts  Hologram fade setting  Teaching moments  Use the new teaching moments feature to quickly understand how to do common Layout tasks such as measuring,…Read more

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March 2019 update to Dynamics 365 Layout provides performance, precision, and measurement tool improvements 

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The March 2019 update to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Layout includes the following improvements: ·         New file format for Mixed Reality headsets = faster saves ·         New precision tools for placing assets ·         Measurement tool improvements New file format for Mixed Reality headsets = faster saves We updated our save file format so that saves happens…Read more

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March 2019 update for Dynamics 365 Layout adds free 90-day trial! 

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With the March 2019 update of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Layout, we’ve made it nearly effortless for customers to try out the app without any obligation. To get a free 90-day trial, install the Layout HoloLens app and the Import Tool PC app from the Microsoft Store, and then sign in with an Azure Active Directory…Read more

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January 2019 Update for Dynamics 365 Import Tool (Preview) greatly improves asset import process 

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We’re starting the new year with a bunch of exciting updates to the Import Tool. We’ve heard our customers and are taking steps to make the experience of importing 3D models more seamless and intuitive. Improved control with Microsoft Cloud Service You now have more control over the model optimization process when using the Microsoft…Read more

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Dynamics 365 Import update for December 2018 

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We’ve heard our customers and are making the required changes to help them import their assets without any restrictions when using the PC option. Unclamping limits on Assets imported using PC We heard from many of our customers that they wanted the ability to import large assets without having to process them through the cloud…Read more

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Dynamics 365 Layout update for December 2018 

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Performance Mode We have heard from many of our customers that in certain scenarios, they prefer to visualize their asset in any color or texture possible, so they can make special decisions. Other times, they cannot compromise the textures and colors and need to be able to view the asset in its original form. To…Read more

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Dynamics 365 Layout update for November 2018 

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We’re excited to announce the first update to Dynamics 365 Layout! This update (version 104.1810.26001) is entirely focused on features requested by our customers. Measurements We heard from many of you that you would like to have the ability to use basic measurement tools for more effective space planning. With the new Layout Measurement mode,…Read more

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Using Azure Active Directory groups to manage a user’s app and data access 

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Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x Applies to Common Data Service The administration of app and data access for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and Common Data Service has been extended to allow administrators to use their organization’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) groups to manage access rights for licensed…Read more

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