From the CRM Blogs: “Append” vs. “Append To” Security Permissions; Easy Emailing from a CRM Contact Record; Entity Display Areas and the CRM SiteMap

 What's the Difference Between "Append" and "Append To" Security Permissions?  CustomerEffective's Joel Lindstrom answers the question in a guest post on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog: "I find this confusion comes from the similar sounding names of these permissions, and also because configuration of relationship security requires permissions to be applied to two separate entities-both sides of the relationship. Let's take the example of Accounts and Opportunities.  In this relationship, "Accounts" is the parent and "Opportunities" is the child


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