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How to create a SettingsKey manually in MS Dynamics

Sometimes you may be asked to create a new settingskey for one of our products (e.g. if we developed a customization for you or if a special configuration is needed, etc.).
To do so, please follow the six easy steps below.

Add-ons: AutoMerge, DocumentsCorePack, TelephoneIntegration

How to create a SettingsKey manually in MS CRM 2013 or CRM 2015, step-by-step description

1. Open CRM in the InternetExplorer.

2. Navigate to Settings within the CRM navigation. 

Figure 1: CRM Settings in the navigation

3. Within the settings, navigate to Products in the Extensions-area of the sitemap.

Figure 2: Products in the CRM settings

4. Open the product record for which you need to create a new settingskey for with a double-click on it.

Figure 3: View of Products

5. A new window opens. Within this new window, navigate to the settingskeys in the menu on top (see Figure 4) and click on the [Add New Settingskeys]-button (see Figure 5).

Figure 4: View of settingskeys-menu

Figure 5: View/add settingskeys of/to products

6. A new window opens. In this window, you have to define the name of the settingskey in the Name-field and the value (true) in the KeyValue-field. Once done, save and close your settings. 

Figure 6: Create a new settingskey for products

Please note: If the new key is intended for a client application like DocumentsCorePack or TelephoneIntegration, you need to restart the Client application. Otherwise, the setting will not be applied to the Client.

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