cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
aaedla
Post Patron
Post Patron

Current User Name and Email Id in Model Driven Application

Hi,

 

How to retrieve current user name and email id in model driven app just like in canvas app(User().EmailId)? Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

Thank you,

 

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions

Hello @aaedla,

 

1. Navigate to https://make.powerapps.com

2. Click Dataverse --> Expand Tables --> Open Table where you want to input your script

3. Click Forms --> Open Main Form --> Make Sure you are not clicking inside the WHITE BAR where the field is available, click Outside 

 

SCREENSHOT FOR YOUR REFERENCE

 

rampprakash_1-1641558194403.png

 

Once you clicked at the Right side click events and input your onload Events 🙂

 

Please mark as Answer if it is helpful and provide Kudos


Subscribe : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnGNN3hdlKBOr6PXotskNLA
Blog : https://microsoftcrmtechie.blogspot.com

 

 

View solution in original post

10 REPLIES 10
dpoggemann
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

Hi @aaedla ,

 

Check out the following link to get the details you are looking for:

https://carldesouza.com/dynamics-365-javascript-get-user/ 

Another link that shows the email address (internal email)

https://community.dynamics.com/crm/f/microsoft-dynamics-crm-forum/126902/javascript---get-email-addr... 

 

Hope this helps. Please accept if answers your question or Like if helps in any way.
Thanks,
Drew
rampprakash
Super User
Super User

Hello @aaedla 

 

You can use below script

 

For Getting Logged in User Name :

 

var UserName = Xrm.Page.context.getUserName();

 

For getting Logged in  User Email

 

var loggedinUserId = Xrm.Utility.getGlobalContext().userSettings.userId.replace("{","").replace("}","");

Xrm.WebApi.online.retrieveRecord("systemuser", loggedinUserId , "?$select=internalemailaddress").then(
    function success(result) {
        var internalemailaddress = result["internalemailaddress"];
    },
    function(error) {
        Xrm.Utility.alertDialog(error.message);
    }
);

 

 

Please mark as Answer if it is helpful and provide Kudos


Subscribe : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnGNN3hdlKBOr6PXotskNLA
Blog : https://microsoftcrmtechie.blogspot.com

manojmane
Frequent Visitor

Hi @aaedla ,

To get the Current logged-in User FullName :-
    --> var userSettings = Xrm.Utility.getGlobalContext().userSettings;
  --> var userFullName = userSettings.userName;

To get the User email address we need to retrieve the User Record :- 

var userSettings = Xrm.Utility.getGlobalContext().userSettings;
var userGUID = userSettings.userId;

Xrm.WebApi.retrieveRecord("systemuser", userGUID, "?$select=internalemailaddress,fullname").then(
function success(result) {
console.log("Retrieved values: Name: " + result.internalemailaddress + ", Revenue: " + result.fullname);
// perform operations on record retrieval
},
function (error) {
console.log(error.message);
// handle error conditions
}
);

Thanks,
Manoj.
If you like this post, give a Thumbs up. Where it solved your request, Mark it as a Solution to help others find it.



Thank you for your comments Rampprakash. I created js file and then uploaded to component library but I can see only on Chnage event, there is no OnLoad event. I want to auto populate user email id when form loads.Can you please elaborate with step by step?

Hello @aaedla,

 

1. Navigate to https://make.powerapps.com

2. Click Dataverse --> Expand Tables --> Open Table where you want to input your script

3. Click Forms --> Open Main Form --> Make Sure you are not clicking inside the WHITE BAR where the field is available, click Outside 

 

SCREENSHOT FOR YOUR REFERENCE

 

rampprakash_1-1641558194403.png

 

Once you clicked at the Right side click events and input your onload Events 🙂

 

Please mark as Answer if it is helpful and provide Kudos


Subscribe : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnGNN3hdlKBOr6PXotskNLA
Blog : https://microsoftcrmtechie.blogspot.com

 

 

Hi Rampprakash,

 

OnLoad event is not showing up if I open table form from solution.

One more question:  I am getting email id but how to auto populate email id in a field?

Thank you.

I didn't find any way to auto populate current user email id in a model driven application field. I used power automate to update the field.

 

Please let me know if there is any way to auto populate without using power automate flow.

@manojmane Is it Possible to add an If statement for the OnLoad event to only run if the field is blank? When opening a record, it will always change the field you configure the OnLoad event for, as the logged in user.

ryleybauer
Resolver II
Resolver II

For those who don't want to use Javascript for this, I realized that the built-in Owner field always defaults to the current user, so I just set the default value to owner using a simple 1 step business rule. Even if owner changes, by choosing the "set default value" option, it shouldn't change when the owner does going forward.

 

ryleybauer_0-1699569629330.png


Please mark this response as helpful or the solution if you found this helped you 🙂 

Helpful resources

Announcements

Celebrating the May Super User of the Month: Laurens Martens

  @LaurensM  is an exceptional contributor to the Power Platform Community. Super Users like Laurens inspire others through their example, encouragement, and active participation. We are excited to celebrated Laurens as our Super User of the Month for May 2024.   Consistent Engagement:  He consistently engages with the community by answering forum questions, sharing insights, and providing solutions. Laurens dedication helps other users find answers and overcome challenges.   Community Expertise: As a Super User, Laurens plays a crucial role in maintaining a knowledge sharing environment. Always ensuring a positive experience for everyone.   Leadership: He shares valuable insights on community growth, engagement, and future trends. Their contributions help shape the Power Platform Community.   Congratulations, Laurens Martens, for your outstanding work! Keep inspiring others and making a difference in the community!   Keep up the fantastic work!        

Check out the Copilot Studio Cookbook today!

We are excited to announce our new Copilot Cookbook Gallery in the Copilot Studio Community. We can't wait for you to share your expertise and your experience!    Join us for an amazing opportunity where you'll be one of the first to contribute to the Copilot Cookbook—your ultimate guide to mastering Microsoft Copilot. Whether you're seeking inspiration or grappling with a challenge while crafting apps, you probably already know that Copilot Cookbook is your reliable assistant, offering a wealth of tips and tricks at your fingertips--and we want you to add your expertise. What can you "cook" up?   Click this link to get started: https://aka.ms/CS_Copilot_Cookbook_Gallery   Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to be one of the first in the Community to share your app creation journey with Copilot. We'll be announcing a Cookbook Challenge very soon and want to make sure you one of the first "cooks" in the kitchen.   Don't miss your moment--start submitting in the Copilot Cookbook Gallery today!     Thank you,  Engagement Team

Announcing Power Apps Copilot Cookbook Gallery

We are excited to share that the all-new Copilot Cookbook Gallery for Power Apps is now available in the Power Apps Community, full of tips and tricks on how to best use Microsoft Copilot as you develop and create in Power Apps. The new Copilot Cookbook is your go-to resource when you need inspiration--or when you're stuck--and aren't sure how to best partner with Copilot while creating apps.   Whether you're looking for the best prompts or just want to know about responsible AI use, visit Copilot Cookbook for regular updates you can rely on--while also serving up some of your greatest tips and tricks for the Community. Check Out the new Copilot Cookbook for Power Apps today: Copilot Cookbook - Power Platform Community.  We can't wait to see what you "cook" up!      

Tuesday Tip | How to Report Spam in Our Community

It's time for another TUESDAY TIPS, your weekly connection with the most insightful tips and tricks that empower both newcomers and veterans in the Power Platform Community! Every Tuesday, we bring you a curated selection of the finest advice, distilled from the resources and tools in the Community. Whether you’re a seasoned member or just getting started, Tuesday Tips are the perfect compass guiding you across the dynamic landscape of the Power Platform Community.   As our community family expands each week, we revisit our essential tools, tips, and tricks to ensure you’re well-versed in the community’s pulse. Keep an eye on the News & Announcements for your weekly Tuesday Tips—you never know what you may learn!   Today's Tip: How to Report Spam in Our Community We strive to maintain a professional and helpful community, and part of that effort involves keeping our platform free of spam. If you encounter a post that you believe is spam, please follow these steps to report it: Locate the Post: Find the post in question within the community.Kebab Menu: Click on the "Kebab" menu | 3 Dots, on the top right of the post.Report Inappropriate Content: Select "Report Inappropriate Content" from the menu.Submit Report: Fill out any necessary details on the form and submit your report.   Our community team will review the report and take appropriate action to ensure our community remains a valuable resource for everyone.   Thank you for helping us keep the community clean and useful!

Community Roundup: A Look Back at Our Last 10 Tuesday Tips

As we continue to grow and learn together, it's important to reflect on the valuable insights we've shared. For today's #TuesdayTip, we're excited to take a moment to look back at the last 10 tips we've shared in case you missed any or want to revisit them. Thanks for your incredible support for this series--we're so glad it was able to help so many of you navigate your community experience!   Getting Started in the Community An overview of everything you need to know about navigating the community on one page!  Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Community Ranks and YOU Have you ever wondered how your fellow community members ascend the ranks within our community? We explain everything about ranks and how to achieve points so you can climb up in the rankings! Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Powering Up Your Community Profile Your Community User Profile is how the Community knows you--so it's essential that it works the way you need it to! From changing your username to updating contact information, this Knowledge Base Article is your best resource for powering up your profile. Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Community Blogs--A Great Place to Start There's so much you'll discover in the Community Blogs, and we hope you'll check them out today!  Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Unlocking Community Achievements and Earning Badges Across the Communities, you'll see badges on users profile that recognize and reward their engagement and contributions. Check out some details on Community badges--and find out more in the detailed link at the end of the article! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Blogging in the Community Interested in blogging? Everything you need to know on writing blogs in our four communities! Get started blogging across the Power Platform communities today! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Subscriptions & Notifications We don't want you to miss a thing in the community! Read all about how to subscribe to sections of our forums and how to setup your notifications! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Getting Started with Private Messages & Macros Do you want to enhance your communication in the Community and streamline your interactions? One of the best ways to do this is to ensure you are using Private Messaging--and the ever-handy macros that are available to you as a Community member! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Community User Groups Learn everything about being part of, starting, or leading a User Group in the Power Platform Community. Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Update Your Community Profile Today! Keep your community profile up to date which is essential for staying connected and engaged with the community. Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Thank you for being an integral part of our journey.   Here's to many more Tuesday Tips as we pave the way for a brighter, more connected future! As always, watch the News & Announcements for the next set of tips, coming soon!

Hear what's next for the Power Up Program

Hear from Principal Program Manager, Dimpi Gandhi, to discover the latest enhancements to the Microsoft #PowerUpProgram, including a new accelerated video-based curriculum crafted with the expertise of Microsoft MVPs, Rory Neary and Charlie Phipps-Bennett. If you’d like to hear what’s coming next, click the link below to sign up today! https://aka.ms/PowerUp  

Users online (4,795)