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31 May, 2022

How to create columns of different data types using Plugin

Posted on 31 May, 2022 by Admin, Posted in Dynamics 365 Dataverse Power Platform

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How to create columns of different data types using Plugin?

Introduction

In this blog, we will learn how to create text and integer type of fields using plugin.

We all know how we can create fields using entity customizations but not many of us know to do that using code.

Example

We will create a text field named Employee ID and integer field named Age on Employee entity  using Plugin.

  1. Create a Plugin with Execute method as below:

2. Add function named “CreateFieldsonEmployee” and add below code:

  • For creating Employee ID (text) field creation:

  • For Age (integer) field creation:

3. Build and register the plugin on Pre-Validation stage on create of Employee entity.

Result

  • Before fields creation:

 

 

  • After the fields creation:

 

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