FetchXML query only returns 8 attributes of 13 attribute RRS feed

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  • Hey everyone,

    When I run this FetchXML query it only returns 8 of the 13 attributes I requested. Has anyone ever seen this before? I can post the code but as far as I know there was not a limit.


    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 6:37 AM


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  • Hello,

    In case attribute doesn't contain value (it is equal to null) it would not be returned in result xml.

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    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 6:43 AM
  • in retrieve method if the attribute does not contains value it does not return any value in the entity collection

    for that purpose just make a condition like

    if (result.attribute.contains(''fieldname")==true)




    passes some null or undefined value into it


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    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 8:32 AM
  • Thanks. I'll have to remember that in the future.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 2:00 PM
  • Hi Richard,

    Whats the solution to get the attribute name, when I query using fetchxml there are 12 attributes so when I get 8 attributes as results their names are somewhat different. My code is dynamic so I use the attribute name as input parameter to get data values.

    Suppose I mention attribute name as "<attribute name='fullname'/>" in fetchxml query the result I used to get in entity is like "cdi.fullname"


    e.FormattedValues.Contains(_attributeName)  // Here I used to pass the attribute name as input parameter whatever I have mentioned attribute name in fetchxml query however it used to be key error so I used to get result in enitity and used the entity key attributes to get the values.


    • Edited by harshu288 Friday, November 25, 2016 11:07 AM corrected
    Friday, November 25, 2016 11:06 AM