ColumnMapping entity messages and methods


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

The column mapping entity represents the mapping between a column in a source file and a target attribute in Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Cascading rules are applied between this entity and the picklist mapping and lookup mapping entities. For example, if you delete the column mapping record, the picklist mapping and lookup mapping records are also deleted. For more information, see Entity relationship behavior. The schema name for this entity is ColumnMapping. To view the entity metadata for your organization, install the Metadata Browser solution described in Browse the metadata for your organization. You can also view the metadata for an uncustomized organization in the Excel file called EntityMetadata.xlsx included in the top-level folder of the SDK download.

The following table describes the messages for this entity, which you use with the IOrganizationService.Execute method.




Creates a column mapping. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Create method.


Deletes a column mapping. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Delete method.


Retrieves a column mapping. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Retrieve method.


Retrieves a collection of column mappings. You can also call the IOrganizationService.RetrieveMultiple method.

See Also

Data import entities
Privileges by entity
LookupMapping entity messages and methods

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