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Dynamics CRM 2011 How To

How to get type of regardingobjectid entity (JavaScript or C#)


To retrieve the logical entity name of the entity referenced by regardingobjectid you can use the following JavaScript:

var regardingObjectID = window.Xrm.Page.getAttribute("regardingobjectid").getValue();

var logicalEntityName = regardingObjectID[0].entityType;


Or to retrieve the logical entity name using C#:

EntityReference entityReference = (EntityReference)entity["regardingobjectid"];

string logicalEntityName = regardingRef.LogicalName;

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

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