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Dynamics CRM 2011 How To

How to get and set the value of a field (JavaScript)

A field is accessed via the getAttribute function:

var field = Xrm.Page.getAttribute("fieldname");

Then to get the value of the field:

var value = field.getValue();

to set the value of the field:


These are normally done on a single line rather than broken down into steps, i.e.:

var oldValue = Xrm.Page.getAttribute("someField").getValue();


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These notes have been tested with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, and may apply to other versions as well.

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