See what’s next for Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release wave 2: Register Now!
Oct18

See what’s next for Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release wave 2: Register Now!

Be the first to get an in-depth look at the new features and capabilities for 2021 release wave 2. Join us for the Dynamics 365 Business Central Launch Event, where you will find 15 on-demand sessions. The Launch Event is a bit different this time, compared to the last launch events. Once you register, you’ll immediately get access to the 15 on-demand sessions that will be available… Continue Reading rs’s Article on...

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Business Central: “The New Time Sheet experience”
Oct08

Business Central: “The New Time Sheet experience”

The New Time Sheet Experience Many employees use time sheets, and as the time sheet administrator or manager, you want to make sure that Business Central has you covered when you create time sheets for the first time, or you add an employee or resource to record the time spent on tasks.   The New Time Sheet Experience You can now use the “Set Up Time Sheets assisted setup” guide to… Continue Reading rs’s Article on their...

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Business Central 2021 Release Wave 2 (rel. 19) is available!
Oct01

Business Central 2021 Release Wave 2 (rel. 19) is available!

Today October 1 2021, “Business Central 2021 Release Wave 2” is available Online (Cloud SaaS) and on Docker distributions, soon the On-premise installation DVD will be available. All what’s new for this October’s release can be found on the ms-docs page (below the link) New customers will automatically get the latest builds of Business Central 2021rw2 (version 19).

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Security in Dynamics 365 and in Business Central Online
Sep25

Security in Dynamics 365 and in Business Central Online

Security in Dynamics 365 and in Business Central Online Some customers ask for information on the security of systems in the cloud world and also on Business Central Online; Business Central being part of the Dynamics 365 suite, it uses the same security framework as the other products. The whole Dynamics 365 Online suite is secure, everything is controlled in multiple points and with multiple… Continue Reading rs’s...

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Business Central OneDrive CloudStorage integration
Sep10

Business Central OneDrive CloudStorage integration

Onedrive integration in Business Central With business central you can use OneDrive to save documents from Business Central; in practice it is possible to use your own personal Onedrive drive (if you already have one activated) or create it on the fly by passing through Sharepoint online. The use of Onedrive integrated in BC can be done in two ways: Classic (folder on disk) Modern (via .ASPX… Continue Reading rs’s Article...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave2 preview is available
Sep06

Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave2 preview is available

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 2 preview The preview of Business Central 2021 Wave 2 (release 19) was released and made available today; you can test it both Online and on Docker. It is only possible to create Sandbox preview and non-production environments; the preview environments are for demonstration purposes only and to have their functionality tested, they are removed… Continue Reading rs’s Article...

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Business Central Insider Releases Artifacts
Aug30

Business Central Insider Releases Artifacts

Business Central Insider Releases Artifacts Some have asked me about the Insider releases of Business Central; you can find some information on Microsoft Docs about specifics but in order to download these versions, you need to use the ready-made, published and available artifacts insider releases.   Insider Release Artifacts These versions are made available to be able to test the new… Continue Reading rs’s Article on...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 2 – Plan and prepare!
Aug25

Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 2 – Plan and prepare!

Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 2 – Plan and prepare! Business Central 2021 Wave2 (release v.19) is expected to be launched in early October; I want to point out some features news of the product that I consider interesting (there are many …) For all the news and features, I refer you to the links below which contain everything that will be released between October 2021 and March… Continue Reading rs’s...

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Word Layout Reports: repeat header lines on every page with Word 2019
Aug13

Word Layout Reports: repeat header lines on every page with Word 2019

Word Layout Reports: repeat header lines on every page with Word 2019 In Microsoft Word 2019 there is a property that allows you to determine if a row should be repeated for each page (Header Lines). This option saves us from inserting in the header, for example: “column names”, for example this tip eliminates the problem of aligning the column name row with the data (that after each… Continue Reading rs’s Article on their...

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2021 Wave 2 Release plans for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform released
Jul15

2021 Wave 2 Release plans for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform released

Dynamics 365 & Power Platform Plans Here are the links to the external release plans; the PDF copy is available when you access these links · https://aka.ms/Dynamics365Wave2ReleasePlan · https://aka.ms/PowerPlatformWave2ReleasePlan Dynamics 365 Business Central Plan for Release 2021 Wave2 (r.19) This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2021… Continue Reading rs’s Article on their blog 2021...

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Business Central rel. 18.3 – The “Data Administration” Page
Jul07

Business Central rel. 18.3 – The “Data Administration” Page

Business Central rel. 18.3 – The “Data Administration” Page In Dynamics 365 Business Central, administrators have different options for handling table and database sizes; until now, these options have been available through several different pages and roles. With this new page, all processes are displayed in a single place. An in-product assistant can be used for guidance. These features… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Update 18.3 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central online 2021 release wave 1
Jul06

Update 18.3 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central online 2021 release wave 1

Below you’ll find an overview and relevant links to what has been done on hotfixes and regulatory features in this update. In addition, we have gathered some good to know information and links, you might find interesting. Feature changes Export any List to ExcelService-to-service authenticationDimension issues detection and repair toolIntegration of Word templatesData administration… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central OAuth 2.0 Get Token from AL Codeunit – massive apps update
Jul02

Business Central OAuth 2.0 Get Token from AL Codeunit – massive apps update

Business Central OAuth2.0 Authentication – Access granted by Token OAuth2 authentication method, this type of connection can be used to connect to Business Central Admin APIs; the system to access the exposed APIs services uses a token issued by the access procedure, it is possible to use different ways to get the token released. How to retrieve tokens… In recent development courses… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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MVP 2021-2022, six times in a row!
Jul01

MVP 2021-2022, six times in a row!

Great! L’articolo MVP 2021-2022, six times in a row! proviene da Roberto Stefanetti Blog. Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their blog MVP 2021-2022, six times in a row! – Roberto Stefanetti Blog Great! Blog Syndicated with rstefanetti’s...

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Directions EMEA | Milan October 27-29 – registration is open!
Jun16

Directions EMEA | Milan October 27-29 – registration is open!

Directions EMEA | Milan October 27-29 – registration is open! Reconnect with the Dynamics 365 community at Directions EMEA, October 27-29 in Milan. The Directions committee has opened up for registrations, make sure to explore their site and start your registration: Directions EMEA | Directions 4 Partners In the Directions committees own words: “After 18 months of working from home, a zillion… Continue Reading...

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Word Templates and Word merge in Business Central
May29

Word Templates and Word merge in Business Central

Word Templates and Word merge in Business Central Mail Merge in Business Central You can use the mail merge functionality in Word to use data from Business Central to add a personal touch to bulk communications. When you want to send a document to a lot of recipients (for example, to your customers and contacts as part of a sales campaign), you can use Word’s mail merge capability to… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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How to enhance Business Central Role centers with the power of Widget Containers and jQuery
May23

How to enhance Business Central Role centers with the power of Widget Containers and jQuery

How to enhance Business Central Role centers with the power of Widget Containers and jQuery Using the ControlAddins and power of jQuery it is possible to add container widgets to roles centers to extend their functionality, using the page parts in which to publish the widgets. Surely, this is interesting for demos as other products do the same thing, giving the idea that Business Central… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Update apps installed from Appsource in Business Central Online with Powershell
May08

Update apps installed from Appsource in Business Central Online with Powershell

Update apps installed from Appsource in Business Central Online with Powershell This post will show you how you can update apps installed from the Marketplace in Business Central Cloud with Powershell. In the example below, powershell will be used which will invoke the APIs needed to update the APPs installed from the marketplace. For convenience I added a couple of functions to the… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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Publishing apps to a Business Central Online by Powershell
May01

Publishing apps to a Business Central Online by Powershell

Publishing apps to a Business Central Online by Powershell #1 Kinds of Apps There are 2 kinds of apps: AppSource Apps and Per Tenant Extensions (PTEs). These apps can be installed in two kinds of environments: Sandbox and Production. In Production, AppSource Apps are installed in the global scope (Global) and Per Tenant Extensions are installed in the Tenant Scope (PTE). In Sandbox… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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Delegated Admins for Business Central Online
Apr30

Delegated Admins for Business Central Online

Delegated Admins for Business Central Online LINKS Improvements for the delegated administrators – Dynamics 365 Release Plan Important Some of the functionality described in this release plan has not been released. Delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released (see Microsoft policy). Learn more: What’s new and planned Enabled for Public preview General availability Admins, makers, marketers,...

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MCT – Microsoft Certified Trainer, Finally!
Apr24

MCT – Microsoft Certified Trainer, Finally!

Hi, finally,I have been recognized as a Microsoft Certified Trainer in Business Applications; I had been following this certification for some time, I finally decided to activate it. The Microsoft Official Courses (MOC) will certainly help to improve the delivery of the courses, obviously I will participate in the improvement program of the courses themselves, as already done for Docs in… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Corso online sviluppatori Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Apr23

Corso online sviluppatori Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Nuova edizione del corso aggiornato alle ultime novità di BC2021Wave1 Date Corso 19 mag 2021, 09:00 – 21 mag 2021 Dettaglio Corso e Link iscrizione Corso di Formazione Sviluppatori per Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. PROSSIMO CORSO 19/20/21 MAGGIO Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Centra l è progettato per le aziende che cercano una soluzione di gestione aziendale all-in-one facile da usare e adattare. Collega dati...

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How to set Workdate to Today in Cronus Demo Environments
Apr21

How to set Workdate to Today in Cronus Demo Environments

How to set Workdate to Today in Cronus Demo Environments In demo environments (Cronus) not licensed Demo Company the workdate is set automatically by reading from the recorded ledger entries. This can be annoying if I want to use these environments for testing models or prototypes. Even in a non-activated PRODUCTION environments, it is the same thing. The workdate can always be changed… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Barcode in Business Central Cloud!
Apr07

Barcode in Business Central Cloud!

BC2021W1 with a “Cloud Barcode” system Others have already posted about it, since it has always been a hot topic (since 2018!) I also set an example of use. Today Business Central 2021 Wave 1 natively provides the management of barcodes in reports (functionality announced long ago and released today). Barcode Ready-to Go Code39, Code128, EAN8, EAN13 … About Barcode in Business… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Webinar Business Central 2021 Wave1 – Nuove Funzionalità, 15 Aprile 2021
Apr06

Webinar Business Central 2021 Wave1 – Nuove Funzionalità, 15 Aprile 2021

Webinar Business Central 2021 Wave1 – Nuove Funzionalità 15 Aprile 2021 -10-12 AM Evento di Sme.Up – Soluzioni EDP Evento dedicato ai rilasci e alle funzionalità dell’ultima release 2021 dell’ERP Dynamics 365 Business Central. AGENDA WEBINAR LIVE DALLE ORE 10 ALLE ORE 12 del 15 APRILE – Dynamics 365 BC: l’ERP evoluto, integrato, innovativo e in cloud di Microsoft a cura di Marco… Continue Reading...

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Business Central 2021 Wave 1 released
Apr01

Business Central 2021 Wave 1 released

Business Central 2021 Wave 1 released “Nuntio vobis gaudium magnum”: Business Central 2021 Wave1 was released a few hours ago. You can already try it now: Cloud (Production and Sandboxes) Docker Artifacts DVD distribution Cloud Sandbox Have fun! L’articolo Business Central 2021 Wave 1 released proviene da Roberto Stefanetti Blog. Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their blog Business Central 2021 Wave 1 released...

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Business Central – Import Item Attributes from .CSV File
Mar27

Business Central – Import Item Attributes from .CSV File

Business Central – Import Item Attributes from .CSV File In this short post I point out a utility to import item attributes from a .csv file after modifying them in Excel. The system uses a page and an XMLport to import the .CSV file, it could be convenient to use it given the non-linear structure of the attributes management, or build a structure with RapidStart package.   Items Attribute… Continue Reading...

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Business Central 2021 Wave1 Preview – testing some features – Part 2
Mar11

Business Central 2021 Wave1 Preview – testing some features – Part 2

Business Central 2021 Wave1 Preview – testing some features – Part 2 In this second part of the post, we talk about some features released and present in this Preview Release of Business Central 2021 Wave1 (the most interesting ones…), others are only mentioned. There are obviously many others too, which we will see immediately after the product launch (as I always do). “Availability… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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Business Central 2021 Wave1 Preview Environments available – Part 1
Mar11

Business Central 2021 Wave1 Preview Environments available – Part 1

Business Central 2021 Wave1 Preview Environments available – Part 1 Great news! Starting today, (March 11, 2021), Business Central Wave1 2021 preview environments are available. “ANNOUNCING: Preview environments for Business Central 2021 release wave1”. Try it out today! We are pleased to announce global roll-out of the preview environments for Business Central 2021 release wave 1… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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BUSINESS CENTRAL 2021 WAVE1 LAUNCH EVENT, April 13, 2021
Mar10

BUSINESS CENTRAL 2021 WAVE1 LAUNCH EVENT, April 13, 2021

BUSINESS CENTRAL 2021 WAVE1 LAUNCH EVENT, April 13, 2021 Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Launch Event ANNOUNCED THE VIRTUAL LAUNCH EVENT FOR APRIL 16, below you can find the link for registration, subscribe! Join us for the Dynamics 365 Business Central Launch Event, a digital event. We are bringing the latest innovations for Business Central to you via a new all access digital… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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Custom images in Business Central List Pages
Mar04

Custom images in Business Central List Pages

CUSTOM IMAGES IN BUSINESS CENTRAL LIST PAGES The ideal would be a mediaset field, unfortunately, the display from the web client in the lists is not perfect, you need to use brickview to view; in this case, we can still use the old technology based on blob fields (deprecated). “Hi, do you know if there is any way of displaying Mediaset fields in list pages without using brickview?” What is… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central oAuth2 Authentication
Feb23

Business Central oAuth2 Authentication

Business Central oAuth2 Authentication Steps to activate the OAuth2 authentication method, this type of connection can be used to connect to Business Central WebServices-APIs; it will soon be the only method available as access with WebService key is deprecated. The system to access the exposed services uses a token issued by the access procedure (see details at the links below), it is… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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DYNAMICS NAV TABLE RELATIONSHIP DIAGRAMS
Feb22

DYNAMICS NAV TABLE RELATIONSHIP DIAGRAMS

“Browse through the Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) Data ModelGreat-looking table relationship diagrams which will help you learn the Dynamics NAV (Navision) Architecture” interesting site related to table relationship diagrams, updated to NAV 2018 and very useful.I want to point it out because it could be useful. DynamicsDocs.com Have you ever thought how much easier would working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV be if you...

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Business Central OnPremise – DotNet assembly integration in Microsoft AL
Feb18

Business Central OnPremise – DotNet assembly integration in Microsoft AL

Business Central OnPremise – DotNet assemby integration in Microsoft AL This short post to show you how to use DotNet assemblies in Business Central OnPremise, it might be useful to declare and use them in Microsoft AL. STEPS First of all it is necessary to set the target in the app.json file, in this case is target is “OnPrem” (for Cloud (for Cloud/SaaS I will test Blazor shortly in a… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central Cloud renaming a PDF report using FileManagement.BLOBExport
Feb04

Business Central Cloud renaming a PDF report using FileManagement.BLOBExport

Business Central Cloud renaming a PDF report using FileManagement.BLOBExport On the Business Central Cloud, to save a report in PDF format and change its name while saving, you can use a STREAM BLOB through the “Temp blob” codeunit. Once this is done, use the function then the BLOBExport function present in the “File Management” codeunit to export the report created with the… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their...

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Business Central “View the last know error” page
Jan29

Business Central “View the last know error” page

Business Central “View the last know error” page Sometimes it can happen that Business Central does not report an error on the screen (or reports it minimally) making it difficult for the user to understand what went wrong or why a procedure was not successful. Without debugging in sandbox copy, etc. and without disturbing the partner, the tenant administrator, it is always possible to… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central 2021 Wave1 What’s New and Planned
Jan27

Business Central 2021 Wave1 What’s New and Planned

Business Central 2021 Wave1 What’s New and Planned Always keeping in mind these notes: “Some of the functionality described in this release plan has not been released. Delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released”, today the document “Business Central 2021 Wave1 What’s New and Planned” was made public. You can find all the features declared to date at… Continue Reading...

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Business Central enhanced emails
Jan20

Business Central enhanced emails

Business Central enhanced emails This feature provides powerful and easy to set up email capabilities. It is possible to activate different scenarios such as support for multiple accounts, distribution groups and use better attachment management. It’s possible: – Activate different scenarios and assign them to different email accounts – Create manual emails – See the log of emails sent… Continue Reading...

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Restoring environments in Business Central admin center
Jan13

Restoring environments in Business Central admin center

Restoring environments in Business Central admin center TOPICS Considerations and limitations Environments can only be restored if the customer has a paid Business Central subscription. Each environment can be restored up to 10 times in a calendar month. An environment can only be restored within the same Azure region and country (Business Central localization) as the original environment. A… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central “free to use” Graphical Scheduler
Jan11

Business Central “free to use” Graphical Scheduler

Business Central “free to use” Graphical Scheduler APP by Insight Works APP TOPICS Graphical Scheduler is an app for Business Central (free to use to date) that can be used to view and schedule on the time line (a Gantt Analysis) production orders, resources allocated to both Assembly and Orders, reading also from various other data sources and the possibility of activating a customized… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to
Jan05

Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to

Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to As you know, the exam and certification paths are available. There are 3 ways to get certified – I already know everything in this case take the exam immediately (and hope to pass it!) – Self-education – Take a course with a trainer Discounts available to date: Exam Replay

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Modifica del “tipo documento” in fattura registrata
Jan04

Modifica del “tipo documento” in fattura registrata

Quali sono le novità nella fatturazione elettronica dal 1° Gennaio 2021? Le principali novità riguardano la modifica del tracciato XML, con nuovi “Codici Natura e Tipo Documento“ Come faccio a cambiare il tipo documento prima dell’invio di una fattura registrata? Qualora fosse necessario cambiarlo? es su Fatture Registrate Semplice, andare in “Fatture Registrate“, aprire la… Continue Reading...

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BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS)
Dec29

BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS)

BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS) WMS DEFINITIONS General Definition “A warehouse management system (WMS) is a software application, designed to support warehouse or distribution center management and staff. They facilitate management in their daily planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the utilization of available resources, to move and store… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Dec22

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!   This hard and unhappy year finally comes to an end, let’s hope the next one is better! For next year, we think “positive” (but not in the sense of the “Covid buffer”, for Covid my family has already given enough this year…)   I leave you the list of the most popular posts in the year, they could be useful to someone. Most popular posts in 2020…...

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BUSINESS CENTRAL CLOUD – HOW-TO UPDATE INSTALLED APPS
Dec08

BUSINESS CENTRAL CLOUD – HOW-TO UPDATE INSTALLED APPS

BUSINESS CENTRAL CLOUD – HOW-TO UPDATE INSTALLED APPS App updates on AppSource are automatically updated in two ways: • Automatically by Microsoft with each monthly platform update • From the partner or customer (anticipating the automatic monthly update) by going to the Admin Center (specific Apps section) and in case of availability of an update updating from there. Currently, it is… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Add Bookmarks via AL Code
Nov26

Add Bookmarks via AL Code

Add Bookmarks via AL Code Using the bookmark icon , you can add an action that opens a page or report from the navigation menu of your Role Center. The bookmark icon is shown in the top right corner of a page and also in the Tell Me window where you can efficiently bookmark multiple pages or reports. If a bookmark already exists for the page, then the icon is dark, and the tooltip says… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central Virtual Entities and CDS
Nov20

Business Central Virtual Entities and CDS

Business Central Virtual Entities and CDS God morning, It’s been a while since I wrote and I disappeared from the communities because I was sick, Covid unfortunately hit me too. After about 17 days of severe illness, I am slowly recovering, now I feel better. Covid is a disease that I do NOT recommend to anyone, it is really bad, at least in my case; I am still positive but I hope to negativize… Continue Reading...

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DIRECTIONS4PARTNERS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020 …will start tomorrow morning!
Nov02

DIRECTIONS4PARTNERS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020 …will start tomorrow morning!

DIRECTIONS4PARTNERS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020 …will start tomorrow morning! Directions For Partners Virtual Event 2020 will start tomorrow, just a little away! Below you will find all the sessions and the list of those that I consider most interesting (obviously “De Gustibus non disputandum est”, “Giulio Cesare”). It will definitely be a hit! See you there in the morning! MY BEST SESSIONS… Continue Reading...

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Business Central – BCContainer Wizard Steps
Oct27

Business Central – BCContainer Wizard Steps

Good morning,today we present this short video related to the BCContainer Wizard, a useful tool (powershell based) to use for those who want to start with BC on Docker. This Wizard produces a script (which obviously can also be written by hand …) with the necessary commands to create the docker; the system reads Artifacts, Sandboxes and also manages older versions of NAV. The file produced at… Continue Reading...

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Business Central: the “VAT Group” Concepts
Oct25

Business Central: the “VAT Group” Concepts

Business Central: the “VAT Group” Concepts What is Group VAT Management? VAT groups are formed of individual companies, ideally to lift the VAT burden within the group. From the perspective of VAT reporting, authorities treat a VAT group as one company, which means one VAT Return submission from the group with “aggregated data for the entire group”. You can join one or more businesses in… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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