When we develop, debug or administer Dynamics 365 (CRM) solutions , a handy tool that we all come across is the “XRMToolBox” . It offers many tools that can make our consulting  life very easy .  I recently came across another fantastic tool that we can use in our day to day CRM work. With this article I am going to give an introduction to it , look at how we can get it up and running.

The tool is called “Levelup-for-Dynamics-CRM” and it is a Google Chrome Add-in/ extension . The Add-in is built by a well known MVP in Australia “Natraj Yegnaraman” .

So, let’s look at the Add-In, how get it installed and what are its features.

What is Levelup-for-Dynamics-CRM ?

Basically, this tool provides a list of shortcuts to a variety of actions that we usually perform when Developing, Debugging or Administrating CRM environments. e.g.

  1. Get the logical names of all the fields in a form
  2. Get the Record ID or URL
  3. Look at all the Workflows & Business Rules associated with the current entity.

Below is a table of the detailed functions the Add-in provides

Detailed Functionality

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What do we Need?

  1. A CRM instance for obvious reasons 😊
  2. Google Chrome Web Browser.

 How to Install It?

  1. Navigate to Chrome Web Store (https://chrome.google.com)
  2. Search for “Level up for Dynamics CRM/365”
  3. Click on the “Add to Chrome” Button
  4. A new Button will be added to the Google Chrome Web Browser.
  5. Click on the button and all the available features will be displayed

Hope this article will help you in your day to day consulting work . If there are any questions please feel free to email or comment.

Sahan Wijayasekera