{Code tip} Open entity form with set values for multi select option set in Dynamics 365

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Dynamics 365 has introduced multi select option set field. In one of the recent requirements, it was needed to open a form with pre-set values for multi select option set field.

Following steps are required:

1. For example, Contact entity has a Multi select option set field called Category which has values as following:

Label Integer Value
A 1
B 2
C 3
D 4

2. Following URL can be triggered to open the contact entity form with set values for Category field with A,C and D:

/main.aspx?etn=contact&extraqs=dyn_category%3D%5B1%2C3%2C4%5D&pagetype=entityrecord

3. The dynamically generated URL can then be opened using window.open method to open CRM contact form with pre-set values for multi select field:

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Hope it helps and happy 365ing!

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