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How to update contact address in Dynamics CRM with Javascript  when account adress parent changes?

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Rikin ShahMicrosoft Dynamics CRM ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

We have similar question asked some time back... Have a look-
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Applications/Microsoft_Dynamics/Q_27684931.html

Let us know if you find any issues.
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Rikin ShahMicrosoft Dynamics CRM ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

On request of one of the moderators I am adding full answer in one post. Let me know if you find any issues.

You can use following script to update the address. This script contains reference of account where you can use contact instead of account.

//debugger;
var AccountLookUp = crmForm.all.parentcustomerid.DataValue;
if (AccountLookUp != null && AccountLookUp != "undefined") {
    var AccountID = AccountLookUp[0].id;
    var Accountxml = "" +
"<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"utf-8\"?>" +
"<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap=\"http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/\" xmlns:xsi=\"http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance\" xmlns:xsd=\"http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema\">" +
GenerateAuthenticationHeader() +
" <soap:Body>" +
" <RetrieveMultiple xmlns=\"http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2007/WebServices\">" +
" <query xmlns:q1=\"http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2006/Query\" xsi:type=\"q1:QueryExpression\">" +
" <q1:EntityName>account</q1:EntityName>" +
" <q1:ColumnSet xsi:type=\"q1:AllColumns\" />" +
" <q1:Distinct>false</q1:Distinct>" +
" <q1:Criteria>" +
" <q1:FilterOperator>And</q1:FilterOperator>" +
" <q1:Conditions>" +
" <q1:Condition>" +
" <q1:AttributeName>accountid</q1:AttributeName>" +
" <q1:Operator>Like</q1:Operator>" +
" <q1:Values>" +
" <q1:Value xsi:type=\"xsd:string\">" + AccountID + "</q1:Value>" +
" </q1:Values>" +
" </q1:Condition>" +
" </q1:Conditions>" +
" </q1:Criteria>" +
" </query>" +
" </RetrieveMultiple>" +
" </soap:Body>" +
"</soap:Envelope>" + "";    var xmlHttpRequest = new ActiveXObject("Msxml2.XMLHTTP");
    xmlHttpRequest.Open("POST", "/mscrmservices/2007/CrmService.asmx", false);
    xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader("SOAPAction", "http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2007/WebServices/RetrieveMultiple");
    xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader("Content-Type", "text/xml; charset=utf-8");
    xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader("Content-Length", Accountxml.length);
    xmlHttpRequest.send(Accountxml);
    var resultAccountXml = xmlHttpRequest.responseXML;
    var entityNodes = resultAccountXml.selectNodes("//RetrieveMultipleResult/BusinessEntities/BusinessEntity");    for (var i = 0; i < entityNodes.length; i++) {
        var entityNode = entityNodes[i];
        var TelephoneNode = entityNode.selectSingleNode("q1:telephone1");
        var Telephone = (TelephoneNode == null) ? null : TelephoneNode.text;
        var Line1Node = entityNode.selectSingleNode("q1:address1_line1");
        var Line1 = (Line1Node == null) ? null : Line1Node.text;
        var CityNode = entityNode.selectSingleNode("q1:address1_city");
        var City = (CityNode == null) ? null : CityNode.text;
        var StateNode = entityNode.selectSingleNode("q1:address1_stateorprovince");
        var State = (StateNode == null) ? null : StateNode.text;
        var ZipNode = entityNode.selectSingleNode("q1:address1_postalcode");
        var Zip = (ZipNode == null) ? null : ZipNode.text;      
    }

if (crmForm.all.telephone1.DataValue == null)
{crmForm.all.telephone1.DataValue = Telephone;}

if(crmForm.all.address1_line1.DataValue == null)
{crmForm.all.address1_line1.DataValue = Line1; }

if (crmForm.all.address1_city.DataValue == null)
{crmForm.all.address1_city.DataValue = City; }

if (crmForm.all.address1_stateorprovince.DataValue == null)
{crmForm.all.address1_stateorprovince.DataValue = State;}

if(crmForm.all.address1_postalcode.DataValue == null)
{crmForm.all.address1_postalcode.DataValue = Zip;}
   
}

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As the script is written for Dynamics CRM 4.0 you need to convert it to CRM 2011. You can use the following tool to convert-
http://crm2011scriptconvert.codeplex.com/


Option 2:
If you want to populate it without writing a single line of code you can use relationship mapping. But yes it will only work when you create the record.

Option 3:
Check this walkthrough. It uses a tool SoapLogger from CRM 2011 sdk.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg594434

You can download latest Dynamics CRM 2011 sdk from http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=24004

You just need to add equivalent programming code of c#/vb and you will get it converted to javascript.
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armitchouAuthor Commented:
hi,

thanks for your help.
your answer makes me in the good direction.

Chears!
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