You are a Dynamics 365/CDS developer. How you build your FetchXML string in JavaScript/C# code?

Are you use the function: Download Fetch XML in the Advanced Find window?

Advanced Find

Wow, look like you have a lot of tasks 😰 after you Download Fetch XML

  • Open the xml file with the text editor
  • Find " and Replace with '
  • Edit, join to make a correct string, also with a dynamic parameter
  • …..

Instead click the button Download Fetch XML in the Advanced Find window, you can click the button View FetchXML near it by install the solution View-FetchXML

Advanced Find With View-FetchXMl

Ok, What is the difference ? Check the demo

Demo View-FetchXML

The solution View-FetchXML help you

  • Easy copy/paste with 3 types of string: FetchXML, JavaScript and C#
  • Easy edit the dynamic values with fetchData (object JavaScript) or (Anonymous Types C#)