getDataXml (Client API reference)

Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x

Returns a string representing the XML that will be sent to the server when the record is saved. Only data in fields that have changed are set to the server.

Syntax

formContext.data.entity.getDataXml();

Return Value

Type: String.

Description: In this example, the following three fields for an account record were updated: name, accountnumber, telephone2.

"<account><name>Contoso</name><accountnumber>55555</accountnumber><telephone2>425 555-1234</telephone2></account>"

Remarks

This method does not work with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for tablets.