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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Application Design by Mahender Pal

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Creating/customizing entity fields:

We need to create and customize entity fields; based on the data model we just saw, let's create candidate entity fields. Use the following steps to create fields:

  1. Open our HRModule solution.
  2. Navigate to Entities | Candidate | Fields.
  3. Click on New to create a new field.
  4. Enter the following field properties:
    • Display Name: Text that you want to show to the user on the form.
    • Name: This will be populated automatically as we tab out from the Display Name field.

      Tip

      The Display Name field is used as a label in Microsoft CRM 2011 entity form and views, whereas the Name field is used to refer to the field in code.

    • Requirement Level: Used to enforce data validation on the form.
    • Searchable: If this is true, this field will be available ...

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