FetchXML Builder

Description

The tool will assist in three major areas:

1. Constructing FetchXML in ways that Advanced Find cannot
- aggregates
- outer joins
- complex "not-in"-queries
- attributes from multi-level linked entities
- update existing views with altered queries

2. Querying CRM for information not (easily) found in the CRM UI
- system / internal entities
- attributes hidden in CRM UI
- join on other fields than relationships

3. Developer assistance
- Generate C# QueryExpression code from fetch xml
- Generate OData query string from fetch xml
- Generate SQL, JavaScript and C# stubs for queries
- Easy to use UI to compose queries for reports in CRM

The tool reads metadata from CRM to assist with selecting entities, attributes, relations and to perform validation of condition values.

To make it even more appealing, there is also the possibility to have it show "Friendly names", which will replace the technical names of entities and attributes with their display names in the users' currently selected language, much like Advanced Find does.

Latest version release notes

#186 Result Grid will now show columns in the order they were defined in the query
#199 Introduced option to allow opening uncustomizable views
#200 Fixed problem with query builder properties window being minimized
#202 Fixed SQL error with operators on, onorafter, onorbefore
#204 Fixed ugly error when composing queries unsupported for OData 2.0
* Minor UI fixes after XrmToolBox introduced docking layout
* OData error when including attributes from both main and linked entities

Versions

Version Release date Number of downloads Rating
1.2018.4.2 4/6/2018 4:35:39 PM 4578 0.00
1.2018.2.2 2/12/2018 3:23:45 PM 13468 5.00
1.2018.2.1 2/1/2018 11:11:52 AM 4903 5.00
1.2018.1.3 1/5/2018 8:59:34 AM 11645 5.00
1.2018.1.2 1/4/2018 9:55:56 PM 110 0.00
1.2017.10.4 10/25/2017 2:42:30 PM 29269 5.00
1.2017.10.3 10/24/2017 1:27:42 PM 3733 0.00
1.2017.8.1 8/3/2017 10:37:02 AM 33567 5.00
1.2017.6.119 6/13/2017 10:52:21 AM 35722 0.00
1.2017.2.117 2/9/2017 3:12:31 PM 56097 0.00
1.2016.12.115 12/13/2016 11:12:21 PM 35533 0.00
1.2016.7.113 7/7/2016 2:17:10 PM 29826 0.00
1.2016.6.111 6/23/2016 9:55:29 AM 7014 0.00
1.2016.5.109 5/26/2016 2:18:20 PM 6142 0.00
1.2016.5.107 5/12/2016 3:13:01 PM 3599 0.00
1.2016.4.106 4/28/2016 3:16:08 PM 2441 0.00

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(Roman Uvarov, )
GOOD

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(Don Schiavone, )
Cannot imagine life without this tool!

(Scott Sewell, )
Using FetchXML Builder incrementally reduces my impact on global warming.

(Scott Sewell, )
Indispensable. - Absolutely essential for anyone going after XRM/CDS data.

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(Josh Painter, )
Fantastic tool. I use it almost every day!

Related information

Author: Jonas Rapp, Innofactor Sweden Latest version: 1.2018.4.2 Released on: 04/06/2018 Nuget package Id: Cinteros.Xrm.FetchXmlBuilder Open Source: true Go to project web site Ratings (all versions) 5Average rating 9Number of ratings Downloads 4578Latest version 277647All versions 17352.94Average per version