CRM 2011 – How to set an attribute label in Javascript

It took me a while to figure this out but finally thanks to this forum post I did it.  I think what was confusing me was you had to get the control and then set the label.

var affectedControl = Xrm.Page.ui.controls.get(fieldname);

var affectedAttribute = Xrm.Page.data.entity.attributes.get(fieldname);

affectedAttribute.setRequiredLevel(‘required’);

affectedControl.setLabel(‘New label’);

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7 thoughts on “CRM 2011 – How to set an attribute label in Javascript

  1. Janet Thomas November 1, 2012 / 6:06 pm

    Found a few interesting things with this. First, if your field is required, you lose the red * if you change the label. The field is still required but no *. Also, if you change the label and then in jscript try to change the required level (e.g. Xrm.Page.getAttribute(“new_myfield”).setRequiredLevel(“required”);), you get an error.

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  2. V August 20, 2013 / 1:00 pm

    Thanks,

    Working like a charm

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