Retrieve Metadata of a Boolean (Two Options) Attribute in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

Posted: October 2, 2012 in Code Snippets, CRM 2011

Get Metadata of Two Options Attribute

Here is the code to retrieve the boolean (Two Options) attribute metadata in CRM 2011. You need to pass the boolean value to get the Text.

        public static string GetBoolText(IOrganizationService service, string entitySchemaName, string attributeSchemaName, bool value)
            RetrieveAttributeRequest retrieveAttributeRequest = new RetrieveAttributeRequest
                EntityLogicalName = entitySchemaName,
                LogicalName = attributeSchemaName,
                RetrieveAsIfPublished = true
            RetrieveAttributeResponse retrieveAttributeResponse = (RetrieveAttributeResponse)service.Execute(retrieveAttributeRequest);
            BooleanAttributeMetadata retrievedBooleanAttributeMetadata = (BooleanAttributeMetadata)retrieveAttributeResponse.AttributeMetadata;
            string boolText = string.Empty;
            if (value)
                boolText = retrievedBooleanAttributeMetadata.OptionSet.TrueOption.Label.UserLocalizedLabel.Label;
                boolText = retrievedBooleanAttributeMetadata.OptionSet.FalseOption.Label.UserLocalizedLabel.Label;
            return boolText;

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