Power Query Builder updated – now supports FetchXML to get your Dynamics 365 Views into Power BI

The latest version of the Power Query (M) Builder for the XrmToolBox has been updated and it now supports FetchXML. Used for creating data models for Dynamics 365 in Power BI, the Power Query (M) Builder accelerates the development of the Power Query (M) code, that retrieves the records, change column names and their data … Continue reading Power Query Builder updated – now supports FetchXML to get your Dynamics 365 Views into Power BI

Duplicate Detection Rules Chart in Dynamics 365

I always thought that the duplicate detection rules in Dynamics 365 were a bit of a nuisance. Not because of the rules themselves, but because they are difficult to keep an eye on. The rules will unpublish automatically if you make any configurations to the entity the rule is for. That's fine as long as … Continue reading Duplicate Detection Rules Chart in Dynamics 365

Use the FetchXML Builder to help create charts in Dynamics 365

When creating charts for Dynamics 365, the Advanced Chart Editor in the XrmToolBox can handle most of the presentation and formatting of the chart. The work with the data happens in the fetch part of the chart XML, which still needs to be edited manually. Especially if you create charts that utilize relationships and N:N … Continue reading Use the FetchXML Builder to help create charts in Dynamics 365

Chart your Security Roles in Dynamics 365

Sometimes it can be a little difficult to get a quick overview of who has got what security role in Dynamics 365. You either need to view the roles for each user manually, run one of the reports, or use a tool from the XrmToolBox. However, charts can also be used to get a quick … Continue reading Chart your Security Roles in Dynamics 365

Update: Custom Properties grouped in Advanced Chart Editor for the XrmToolBox

A new version of the Advanced Chart Editor for the XrmToolBox was just released, so make sure you have the latest version. (1.2018.1.14) A couple of bugs around pie charts has been fixed, so all the custom properties for pie chart should now display correctly. An issue with spaces in the custom properties section caused … Continue reading Update: Custom Properties grouped in Advanced Chart Editor for the XrmToolBox