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Entity attribute metadata messages

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

An entity attribute is a container for a piece of data in an entity. In the Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK documentation the term “attribute” and “property” (class property) are often used interchangeably with the term “entity attribute.” The Microsoft Dynamics CRM application uses the term “field” when it refers to entity attributes.

The following table lists the messages that you can use to perform actions on entity attributes.

 

Message Description

CreateAttributeRequest

Creates entity attributes.

DeleteAttributeRequest

Deletes entity attributes.

DeleteOptionValueRequest

Deletes an option from PicklistAttributeMetadata or StatusAttributeMetadata attributes.

InsertOptionValueRequest

Adds an option to a PicklistAttributeMetadata attribute.

InsertStatusValueRequest

Adds an option to a StatusAttributeMetadata attribute.

OrderOptionRequest

Changes the order of the options presented in an PicklistAttributeMetadata attribute.

RetrieveAttributeRequest

Retrieves entity attributes.

UpdateAttributeRequest

Updates entity attributes.

UpdateStateValueRequest

Updates a label for a StateAttributeMetadata attribute.

See Also

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
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