CRM 2011 – Set IFRAME Loading screen

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in CRM 2011, Customizations, JavaScript |

So we needed to set an IFRAME loading screen before loading our custom webpage from Sharepoint instead of the blank white page while the sharepoint app pool is starting up.

iframe loading

These are the javascript functions I used:


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CRM 2011 – Get Entity Type Code using Javascript

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in CRM 2011, Customizations, JavaScript |

So while developing a solution for a customer I had hard-coded the etc codes for each entity not realising that once deployed on the new system the entity/object type codes for each entity may change on the destination system.

Real life saver!



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CRM 2011 – Popup a Lookup window from a Ribbon Button

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in CRM 2011 |

Below is a snippet of code to allow you to popup a lookup window for the entity of your choice. Use this on a form or from a ribbon button



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SharePoint 2010 Developer Dashboard

Posted by on Jul 10, 2011 in Sharepoint |

Developer Dashboard is one of the hidden features in SharePoint 2010. It is turned off by default.

Enabling this feature will help you get critical information such as Execution time, log ID, critical events, database queries, service calls, SPRequest allocation and webpart events.

Developer Dashboard Modes:

‘On’ Mode:


on Powershell:

When in this mode, it stays on be default:


‘On Demand’ Mode:


You will have to click the icon for the developer dashboard to show:

Disable Developer Dashboard:


Dashboard not shown or enabled.

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