<Groups> (RibbonDiffXml)

 

Updated: November 29, 2016

Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

Contains a collection of Group elements.

<Groups
 Id ="String"
 >
 <Group />
</Groups>

Attributes and Elements

The following table lists the attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

Attribute

Description

Type

Usage

Id

Specifies a unique identifier for the definition of a ribbon element. The strongly recommended naming convention is to use a period to separate the parts of the name like so: [solution identifier].[entity].[ribbon].[function].[element name]. For example: MyISV.account.form.SendToOtherSystem.Button.

Use the {!EntityLogicalName} token in the Id attribute when you define a ribbon element that will be used for multiple entities. This inserts the entity logical name into the Id value to make sure that the Id value is globally unique.

For example, if you use MyISV.{!EntityLogicalName}.form.SendToOtherSystem.Button with the account entity, the Id will be MyISV.account.form.SendToOtherSystem.Button. For the contact entity, the Id will be MyISV.contact.form.SendToOtherSystem.Button.

System_CAPS_importantImportant

If you don’t set a globally unique Id value, the ribbon might not display.

String

Required

Child Elements

Element

Description

<Group> (RibbonDiffXml)

Specifies a group of controls within a tab that share a common layout template.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

<CommandUIDefinition> (RibbonDiffXml)

Specifies the visible Ribbon elements to be included within a CustomAction element.

<Tab> (RibbonDiffXml)

Specifies a tab in the ribbon.

Element Information

XPath

//RibbonDiffXml/CustomActions/CustomAction/CommandUIDefinition/Groups |
//RibbonDiffXml/CustomActions/CustomAction/CommandUIDefinition/ContextualGroup/Tab/Groups

Schema Name

GroupsType

Validation File

RibbonWSS.xsd

Can be Empty

Yes

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