CreateOptionSetRequest Class


Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

Contains the data that is needed to create a new global option set.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages
Assembly:  Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk (in Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.dll)

Inheritance Hierarchy



[DataContractAttribute(Namespace = "")]
public sealed class CreateOptionSetRequest : OrganizationRequest
<DataContractAttribute(Namespace := "")>
Public NotInheritable Class CreateOptionSetRequest
    Inherits OrganizationRequest


Name Description
System_CAPS_pubmethod CreateOptionSetRequest()

Initializes a new instance of the CreateOptionSetRequest class.


Name Description
System_CAPS_pubproperty ExtensionData

Gets or sets the structure that contains extra data. Optional.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty Item[String]

Gets or sets the indexer for the Parameters collection.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty OptionSet

Gets or sets the definition of the global option set. Required.

System_CAPS_pubproperty Parameters

Gets or sets the collection of parameters for the request. Required, but is supplied by derived classes.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty RequestId

Gets or sets the ID of an asynchronous operation (system job). Optional. (Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty RequestName

Gets or sets the name of the request. Required, but is supplied by derived classes.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty SolutionUniqueName

Gets or sets the name of the unmanaged solution you want to add this global option set to. Optional.


Name Description
System_CAPS_pubmethod Equals(Object)

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetHashCode()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetType()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod ToString()

(Inherited from Object.)


Message Availability

For this message to work, the caller must be connected to the server.


Pass an instance of this class to the Execute method, which returns an instance of CreateOptionSetResponse.

Privileges and Access Rights

To perform this action, the caller must have privileges listed in CreateOptionSet message privileges.

Notes for Callers


The following example shows how to use this message. For this sample to work correctly, you must be connected to the server to get an IOrganizationService interface. For the complete sample, see the link later in this topic.

#region How to create global option set
// Define the request object and pass to the service.
CreateOptionSetRequest createOptionSetRequest = new CreateOptionSetRequest
    // Create a global option set (OptionSetMetadata).
    OptionSet = new OptionSetMetadata
        Name = _globalOptionSetName,
        DisplayName = new Label("Example Option Set", _languageCode),
        IsGlobal = true,
        OptionSetType = OptionSetType.Picklist,
        Options = 
        new OptionMetadata(new Label("Open", _languageCode), null),
        new OptionMetadata(new Label("Suspended", _languageCode), null),
        new OptionMetadata(new Label("Cancelled", _languageCode), null),
        new OptionMetadata(new Label("Closed", _languageCode), null)

// Execute the request.
CreateOptionSetResponse optionsResp =

'                    #Region "How to create global option set"
' Define the request object and pass to the service.
Dim createOptionSetRequest As CreateOptionSetRequest = New CreateOptionSetRequest()
Dim createOptionSetOptionSet As OptionSetMetadata = New OptionSetMetadata() With {
 .Name = _globalOptionSetName,
 .DisplayName = New Label("Example Option Set", _languageCode),
 .IsGlobal = True,
 .OptionSetType = OptionSetType.Picklist
  New OptionMetadata(New Label("Open", _languageCode), Nothing),
  New OptionMetadata(New Label("Suspended", _languageCode), Nothing),
  New OptionMetadata(New Label("Cancelled", _languageCode), Nothing),
  New OptionMetadata(New Label("Closed", _languageCode), Nothing)

createOptionSetRequest.OptionSet = createOptionSetOptionSet
' Create a global option set (OptionSetMetadata).

' Execute the request.
Dim optionsResp As CreateOptionSetResponse =
 CType(_serviceProxy.Execute(createOptionSetRequest), CreateOptionSetResponse)

Thread Safety

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages Namespace
Sample: Create a global option set
Customize global option sets

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