• Running a Microsoft Flow from a Business Process Flow in Dynamics 365

      Ronelle Raath, 29 November 2019

      Microsoft Flow can be configured to easily automate tasks which use a range of different applications and services. Not only can you connect to Dynamics 365 from Flow to work with records – you can also run Flows from within Business Process Flows in Dynamics 365.Create Flow:In this example I create

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    • Clarifying Power Apps Push Notifications via Power Automate Flows

      Sean Roque, 28 November 2019

      Power Automate provides us with a connector that allows for sending Push Notifications to your Canvas Power App. Most of the details can be found here.Here are a few of our findings while implementing this Power Automate functionality.The link above mentions that a known limitation of the Push Notif

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    • Dynamics 365 Data Migration - how to keep the original Modified On date

      Nick Chin, 27 November 2019

      When moving from a legacy system to Dynamics 365, sometimes it’s important to maintain the “Modified On” date for records, such as Activities. The Timeline control displays Notes and Activities in the order that they are modified.Setting the “Modified On” field in a data migration isn’t possible as

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    • Disable High Density Header Feature in Dynamics 365 Unified Interface

      Jordan Hohepa, 26 November 2019

      With the recent Wave 2 Release for Dynamics 365 there has been a slight change to how the header works on a Form, which is known as the High Density Header. With this change, users can add more than four fields to a form header while sacrificing the ability to edit the fields without using a dropdow

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    • Security and Restrictions for Microsoft AI Builder

      Ronelle Raath, 25 November 2019

      Before we start, what is the AI Builder?In a nutshell, it is a Power Platform capability that puts awesome Artificial Intelligent capabilities at your fingertips.While I’m writing this blog, it is currently available to you in a Preview released only to Environments in the US and Europe regions. Cer

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    • Error Comparing User Local Date Time Fields with Date Only Format in Dynamics 365

      Sean Roque, 22 November 2019

      We encountered a situation when comparing Date Time fields in Date Only format in Dynamics. For a particular Calculated Two Options field, the condition is checking whether one Date Time field is greater than the other In situations where the Expiry Date is the same as the End Date, most of the time

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    • Dynamics CRM - Workaround for Access Issues with Deleted AD User

      Roshan Mehta, 21 November 2019

      One of our clients ran into an interesting issue where a user (let’s call her Sally Jones) could not log into Dynamics CRM (on-premise). Sally had left the company, and her CRM user account had been disabled and her Active Directory user account (DOMAIN\sj1) deleted. She then returned to the company

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    • 3 Tips for Starting with Power Virtual Agents

      Gayan Perera, 20 November 2019

      Microsoft recently announced a very neat feature allowing customers to deploy AI-driven virtual agents. You can create and deploy these agents using no-code/low-code WYSIWYG editors!If you want to give it a try, head over to https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/ and sign up for a trial. On

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    • Configure Power Automate Flows for Easier Deployments

      Adam Murchison, 19 November 2019

      While creating Power Automate Flows (previously known as Microsoft Flow), I learnt a lot about deploying and constructing them efficiently and effectively. There are many ways to improve your Flow so that it runs better and it’s easier to deploy. This is how I make deployments of my flows easier usi

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    • Using Microsoft Power BI Report Builder to create Power BI Paginated Reports

      Colin Maitland, 18 November 2019

      In this article, I briefly describe the steps for creating a Power BI paginated report, connected to a published Power BI Dataset, using the Microsoft Power BI Report Builder.The following image shows the top level of a multi-level paginated report built using the Power BI Report Builder.You can dow

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    • New Customization Experience in Dynamics 365

      Nick Chin, 15 November 2019

      You may have noticed a few years ago the Power Apps logo was added to the Dynamics 365 Solution Customization page. This was a sign of things to come.Microsoft has redesigned the way customizations are done in Dynamics 365.You can view the new Customization experience by clicking the “Try New Experi

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    • Hidden Relationships in Dynamics 365 Advanced Find

      Ronelle Raath, 14 November 2019

      I recently needed to create a many-to-many relationship between two entities for a project. However, when I wanted to use this entity relationship in a View, I could not find it available in Advanced Find. It was like the relationship between these entities did not exist.I thought that setting the r

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    • Microsoft Flow will fall under the brand name Microsoft Power Automate

      Gayan Perera, 13 November 2019

      If you’re playing in the Microsoft Business Applications space you’re probably saying to yourself ‘not again!’ We all know there have been many naming changes, licensing changes, announcements that were recanted etc etc. Hard to keep up…I know!So, a bit of an explanation as to what was announced at

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    • Dynamics 365 Model Driven App new navigateTo API

      Jared Johnson, 12 November 2019

      In early October a new method was added to the Xrm.Navigation client api documentation, navigateTo. While we already had the openForm method to open a form with Javascript, we had no way of opening a view the same way. This new method now allows us to do that but is only supported in the Unified Int

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    • Add More than Four Fields to a Dynamics 365 Form Header

      Jordan Hohepa, 11 November 2019

      With the recent Wave 2 Release for Dynamics 365 there has been a slight change to how the header works on a Form. The new change is known as the high density header. Basically, it allows you to add more than four fields within the header, which was the previous maximum amount. Take the Contact Form

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