CRM 2011 Useful JScripts

Posted: May 12, 2012 in CRM 2011, Jscripts

Get the value from a CRM field
var value = Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“CRMFieldSchemaName”).getValue();

Set the value of a CRM field
Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“CRMFieldSchemaName “).setValue(“New Value”);

Get the value from a CRM OptionSet field
var value = Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“CRMOptionSetSchemaName”).getValue();

Get the text from a CRM OptionSet field
var text = Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“CRMOptionSetSchemaName”).getText();

Set the value of a CRM OptionSet field
Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“CRMOptionSetSchemaName”).setValue(“1”); // OptionSet Value

Get the selected text of a CRM OptionSet field

Get the selected value of a CRM OptionSet field

Get the text and value of a CRM Lookup field
var lookupObject = Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“CRMLookupSchemaName”).getValue();
lookupObject[0].name; // text of lookup
lookupObject[0].id; // Guid of lookup

Set the value of a CRM Lookup field
var lookupData = new Array();
var lookupItem = new Object(); = “4A2A54CB-349C-E111-8D26-1CC1DEE8DA78”; // Guid of record = “New Contact”; // Entity record name
lookupItem.entityType = “EntitySchemaName”;
lookupData[0] = lookupItem;

Disable CRM field

Hide CRM field

Hide a Tab in CRM

Hide a Section in CRM
var tab = Xrm.Page.ui.tabs.get(“tabName”);

Set the Requirement level in CRM

Set Focus on a field in CRM

Cancelling Onsave Event in CRM
event.returnValue = false;
return false;

Check IsDirty in CRM field
var isDirty = Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“CRMFieldSchemaName”).getIsDirty();
alert(isDirty); // returns true if the field is dirty

Check IsDirty for all the fields in CRM
var isDirty =;
alert(isDirty); // returns true if any of the field is dirty in the entire form.

Force Submit a read only field in CRM

Preventing an attribute to be saved in CRM form

Get Unique Organization Name in CRM

Get Server url in CRM

Get the record Id in CRM;

Get the User Id in CRM

Get the Entity Schema Name in CRM;

Get the UserRole Id’s in CRM
var userRoles = Xrm.Page.context.getUserRoles();
for (var i = 0; i < userRoles.length; i++)
var userRole = userRoles[i]; // returns the Role Id

Get the Form Type in CRM

Form Types in CRM
Is the user creating a new record?
Xrm.Page.ui.getFormType() == “1”

Is the user updating an existing record?
Xrm.Page.ui.getFormType() == “2”

Is the user unable to update this record?
Xrm.Page.ui.getFormType() == “3”

Is this record deactivated?
Xrm.Page.ui.getFormType() == “4”

Is the user using the Quick Create form?
Xrm.Page.ui.getFormType() == “5”

Is the user using the Bulk Edit form?
Xrm.Page.ui.getFormType() == “6”

Save a record in CRM; // for saving a record“saveandclose”); // for save and close“saveandnew”); // for save and new

Close the form in CRM

  1. patafb80 says:

    Hello. I’m using the following code to go through all the controls in the form and set the submit mode:

    for (var i in attributes) {

    but I need to avoid setting the submit mode on some fields based on their name, how can I get the field name from the attribute?, thanks.

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  3. Casper says:

    great page, helped me heaps already – thanks!!

  4. Paddy Byrne says:

    Excellent post, I’ll be using this as a quick reference.

    Thanks for sharing.

  5. XT says:

    Hi Lakshman,

    I want to Save the Form while Clicking on the Save button irrespective of modification or dirty form

  6. karunakar says:

    thanks u
    I need if condition for lookupfield and optionset fields

  7. hayercrm says:

    Great, thanks for sharing. I have this bookmarked this blog and don’t know how many times I have visited this in last one year.

  8. Bharath says:

    hi sir…
    i tried the same coding what you written tin this blog.. But i am not get the output….
    i got confusion. please can you tel me how to write the coding

  9. Bharath says:

    Hi sir,

    i try to disable the field so i am using this code Xrm.Page.ui.controls.get(“new_registernumber”).setDisabled(true);
    in form properties added this coding
    in Event Handlers what i chose onload or onsave
    if i chose onload i can’t create new record
    if i chose on save on the time only it show disable
    after i can reopen and change the value
    but i need after reopen also i dont want to change the value
    so how to write the coding

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