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RetrieveEntityRibbonRequest Class

Dynamics CRM 2013

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

Contains the data that is needed to retrieve ribbon definitions for an entity.

Namespace: Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages
Assembly: Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy (in Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy.dll)

public sealed class RetrieveEntityRibbonRequest : OrganizationRequest

The following example shows how to use this message. For this sample to work correctly, you must be connected to the server to get an IOrganizationService interface. For the complete sample, see the link later in this topic.

//Retrieve system Entity Ribbons
RetrieveEntityRibbonRequest entRibReq = new RetrieveEntityRibbonRequest() { RibbonLocationFilter = RibbonLocationFilters.All };

foreach (System.String entityName in entitiesWithRibbons)
 entRibReq.EntityName = entityName;
 RetrieveEntityRibbonResponse entRibResp = (RetrieveEntityRibbonResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(entRibReq);

 System.String entityRibbonPath = Path.GetFullPath(exportFolder + "\\" + entityName + "Ribbon.xml");
 File.WriteAllBytes(entityRibbonPath, unzipRibbon(entRibResp.CompressedEntityXml));
 //Write the path where the file has been saved.

Message Availability

For this message to work, the caller must be connected to the server.


Pass an instance of this class to the Execute method, which returns an instance of the RetrieveEntityRibbonResponse class.

Privileges and Access Rights

To perform this action, the caller must have the required privileges, as listed in RetrieveEntityRibbon Privileges.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 (All Versions), Windows 8 (All Versions)

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, ,Windows Server 2012, ,Windows 7 (All Versions),

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