getGlobalContext.userSettings (Client API reference)

Returns information about the current user settings.

var userSettings = Xrm.Utility.getGlobalContext().userSettings

The userSettings object provides following properties and a method.

dateFormattingInfo

Returns the date formatting information for the current user.

Syntax

userSettings.dateFormattingInfo

Return Value

Type: Object

Description: An object with information about date formatting such as FirstDayOfWeek, LongDatePattern, MonthDayPattern, TimeSeparator, and so on.

defaultDashboardId

Returns the ID of the default dashboard for the current user.

Syntax

userSettings.defaultDashboardId

Return Value

Type: String

Description: ID of the default dashboard.

isGuidedHelpEnabled

Indicates whether guided help is enabled for the current user.

Syntax

userSettings.isGuidedHelpEnabled

Return Value

Type: Boolean

Description: true if enabled; false otherwise.

isHighContrastEnabled

Indicates whether high contrast is enabled for the current user.

Syntax

userSettings.isHighContrastEnabled

Return Value

Type: Boolean

Description: true if enabled; false otherwise.

isRTL

Indicates whether the language for the current user is a right-to-left (RTL) language.

Syntax

userSettings.isRTL

Return Value

Type: Boolean

Description: true if it is RTL; false otherwise.

languageId

Returns the language ID for the current user.

Syntax

userSettings.languageId

Return Value

Type: Number

Description: Language ID.

roles

Returns a collection of lookup objects containing the GUID and display name of each of the security role assigned to the user and any security roles assigned to the team that the user is associated with. This method is supported only on Unified Interface.

Syntax

userSettings.roles

Return Value

Type: Collection

Description: Object containing id and name of each of the security role or teams that the user is associated with.

securityRolePrivileges

Returns an array of strings that represent the GUID values of each of the security role privilege that the user is associated with or any teams that the user is associated with.

Syntax

userSettings.securityRolePrivileges

Return Value

Type: Array

Description: GUID values of each of the security role privilege.

getSecurityRolePrivilegesInfo()

Returns a promise which resolves with an object whose keys are the security role privilege GUIDs and values are objects containing the businessUnitId, depth, and privilegeName of the security role privilege.

Syntax

userSettings.getSecurityRolePrivilegesInfo().then(successCallback, errorCallback);

Parameters

Name Type Required Description
successCallback Function No

A function to call when the security role privileges information is retrieved. A dictionary will be passed to the success callback where the security role privilege GUIDs will be the keys and the values will be objects containing the following properties:

  • id: String. The security role privilege GUID.
  • businessUnitId: String. The GUID of the business unit of the security role privilege.
  • privilegeName: String. The security role privilege name.
  • depth: String. The security role privilege depth.
errorCallback Function No A function to call when the operation fails. An object with the following properties will be passed:
  • errorCode: Number. The error code.
  • message: String. An error message describing the issue.

Return Value

Type: Promise<{[key: string]: {id: string, businessUnitId: string, privilegeName: string, depth: number}}>

On success, returns a promise object containing the values specified in the description of the successCallback parameter above.

Description: GUID and additional details like Business Unit and Privilege Name of each of the security role privileges.

Example

userSettings
  .getSecurityRolePrivilegesInfo()
  .then(function success(rolePrivileges) {
    var privilegeGuids = Object.keys(rolePrivileges);
    console.log("Privileges Count: " + privilegeGuids.length);

    // Print information about the first role privilege in the dictionary
    var guid = privilegeGuids[0];
    console.log("Privilege Id: " + privilege[guid].id);
    console.log("Privilege Name: " + privilege[guid].privilegeName);
    console.log("Privilege Business Unit Id: " + rolePrivileges[guid].businessUnitId);
    console.log("Privilege depth: " + rolePrivileges[guid].depth);
  });

securityRoles

Returns an array of strings that represent the GUID values of each of the security role or teams that the user is associated with.

Deprecated; use userSettings.roles instead to view the display names of security roles or teams along with the ID.

Syntax

userSettings.securityRoles

Return Value

Type: Array

Description: GUID values of each of the security role. For example:

["0d3dd20a-17a6-e711-a94e-000d3a1a7a9b", "ff42d20a-17a6-e711-a94e-000d3a1a7a9b"]

transactionCurrency

Returns a lookup object containing the ID, display name, and table type of the transaction currency for the current user. This method is supported only on Unified Interface.

Syntax

userSettings.transactionCurrency

Return Value

Type: Lookup object

Description: Object containing the id, name, and entityType of the transaction currency. For example:

{id: "e7dd9bc6-d239-ea11-a813-000d3a35b14a", entityType: "transactioncurrency", name: "US Dollar"}

transactionCurrencyId

Returns the transaction currency ID for the current user.

Deprecated; use userSettings.transactionCurrency instead to access the display name along with the ID.

Syntax

userSettings.transactionCurrencyId

Return Value

Type: String

Description: Transaction currency ID.

userId

Returns the GUID of the SystemUser.Id value for the current user.

Syntax

userSettings.userId

Return Value

Type: String

Description: The ID of the user. For example:

"{75B5BA27-FD41-4D45-8E3A-C8446C95F0CC}"

userName

Returns the name of the current user.

Syntax

userSettings.userName

Return Value

Type: String

Description: Name of the current user.

getTimeZoneOffsetMinutes method

Returns the difference in minutes between the local time and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Syntax

userSettings.getTimeZoneOffsetMinutes()

Return Value

Type: number

Description: Time zone offset in minutes.

Client context

Organization settings

Xrm.Utility.getGlobalContext