SharePoint – Can’t edit user email address using “My Settings”

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Sharepoint, SharePoint 2010 Foundation, SharePoint 2010 Server, SharePoint 2013 |

Came across this problem while testing some workflow approvals on my SharePoint 2013 instance, needed to change the email addresses of my test users.

edit settings



The fix:

Run this powershell script to programmatically update the email address of the SPUser object.




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CRM 2011 – Set the Email regarding field to the contact in the recipient address

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in CRM 2011 |

Scenario: An email gets sent out and copies in the Queue Email Address. The Email router picks up the email and sticks it in the queue. Client wanted to automatically track the the email against the contact in the recipient address automatically (note: all contacts getting emails sent to already exist as contacts in the system). There was no way to do this using the workflow engine since the Recipient field and the Regarding field are two different types (partylist vs entityreference). I created a  plug-in to do the job. Register the plugin on pre-operation and this should do the job.


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CRM 2011 – Show Group Titles using the SiteMap

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in CRM 2011 |

In Dynamics CRM 2011 I created a new area with new groups however they are not grouped by the Title (i.e:. Title is not showing). Navigate to the Area Element in the SiteMap and add the ShowGroup=”true” 


Heres the modified XML file

This will now display the group headings.


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CRM 2011 – Notes Aggregator. Get notes from Account, Leads and Opportunities

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in CRM 2011, JavaScript |

We have developed a notes aggregator control that gets all the associated notes and Activities against the Account, Opportunity and Originating Lead. This was developed in AngularJS framework along with the datatables jQuery plugin.  Contact me for more information or details.



Filtering notes only for the related Lead and Opportunities against the account.


Filtering only against the Originating Lead from the Opportunity.


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