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Related records navigation not showing for records in CRM 2013

05 May 2014

I came across an issue where the related records navigation dropdown was not showing for records with long names.

Researching the issue revealed this to be a problem with Internet Explorer 8 and fixed in Update Rollup 2.


CRM 2013 by the numbers

28 Apr 2014

Many areas in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 have limits, this table collates some of them.

ADFS Supported Configurations

09 Mar 2015

CRM 2011 and 2013 uses Active Directory Federation Services for Internet-facing deployments.

The folowing table describes the supported configurations for combinations of ADFS an CRM versions.

    CRM 2011 CRM 2013 CRM 2015 Notes

ADFS 2.0

For Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2

Must be downloaded and installed

SQL Joins

03 Jul 2017

Note: The word Outer is optional

Join Type Description Example Code
Inner Join

Rows that are in both tables (by id)

select * from tblA

inner join tblB


Full [Outer] Join All rows from both tables even if there isn't a match

select * from tblA

Chart Reference

21 Mar 2014

Chart XML

The chart XML defines the following:

fetchcollection Data to be charted, the query expressed using FetchXML
categorycollection Contains a <measurecollection> for each series 
presentationdescription Defines the chart types to use, chart legend, axes, axis properties