Ribbon button visibility based on a field value in Dynamics 365 | Ribbon Workbench

Most times, requirement is as simple as being able to show or hide a ribbon button based on a value of the field on the record.


Let’s consider this scenario, a button on Lead entity called as “Evaluate” exists. It should be only visible if the Lead Source (OptionSet) is set to Partner.

And the button should be hidden if the condition is not satisfied.

Enable Rule based on Value

Now, let’s see how we achieve this –

  1. In Ribbon Workbench, in your Command which is tied to the button, you need to add a Display Rule.

  2. In the Display Rule, you’ll need to select ValueRule.

  3. In the value Rule, you’ll need to specify the field name and the value to consider.
    So here, the field I want to consider is “leadsourcecode” i.e. “Lead Source” field on the Lead entity and 4 is the value of the Partner option.

  4. and finally make sure your Display Rule is correctly tied to the Command on the button (And yes, the Command should also be tied to the Button itself.)

  5. And finally Publish your changes.


Now, when the Lead has value as Partner, the button will be visible

And when the value is something else, it will be hidden once the record is saved.

Note: In this case if your condition is based on multiple values, consider adding more Display Rules and patch them together using OrRule as one Rule will cater to only 1 value.

Hope this helps!

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Thank you!!


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