#msdyn365bc – Add keys to Base Tables?
Apr13

#msdyn365bc – Add keys to Base Tables?

Hi Readers, I hope everyone would have heard about new feature   Partners can add keys (indexes) to base tables and table extension tables with Business Central 2021 Wave 1. Till now We were able to add keys in Table extension which have fields from the same table extension. In this article, we will understand what changed with Business Central 2021 Wave 1. #msdyn365bc Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s...

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Upgrade Your StrMenus to Confirmation Pages
Apr09

Upgrade Your StrMenus to Confirmation Pages

Exhibit A: StrMenu when posting a sales document Prompting the User Sometimes we want to ask users to make a decision before executing some business logic. Often we just want a yes/no answer and can use a simple Confirm. But what if you can’t phrase the question to give a yes/no answer? Or if there are more than two options for the user to select between? Traditionally we’ve used… Continue Reading james’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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Dynamics 365 Business Central: native support for barcodes
Apr06

Dynamics 365 Business Central: native support for barcodes

When working with an ERP, using barcodes on different reports is a common practice and I think that every ERP should natively support using and printing barcodes (and QR codes too). Using barcodes with Dynamics 365 Business Central was quite easy in an on-premise environment (just install a font and you’re ready to go) but not so easy to handle on a SaaS environment, where you were not able… Continue Reading...

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Download Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Release Wave 1 2021.
Apr06

Download Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Release Wave 1 2021.

Hi Readers, As Expected Microsoft have released #msdyn365bc 2021 wave 1 is available to download for on-prem.  Business Central 2021, is already available for Sandbox creation and via dockers. IN (India) is new localized version is available with 2021 wave 1 (V18). This article provides details of the new release. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Download Microsoft Dynamics 365...

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#msdyn365bc – Easier To Code with knowledge of Breaking Changes.
Apr05

#msdyn365bc – Easier To Code with knowledge of Breaking Changes.

Hi Readers, I hope in past few months everyone would have heard about breaking changes. With Breaking changes there were so many questions in community and developers are little worried while writing code and how to keep future ready. In this article, we will see a small feature that is introduced with Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1. #msdyn365bc Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For April 2021.
Apr02

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For April 2021.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for April 2021. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Navision...

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Business Central Development Life Hacks
Apr02

Business Central Development Life Hacks

I haven’t exactly blogged much lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been active for or in the community. You might have seen my previous blogpost for example, where I explored the wonders of streaming (which is for a near future to pick up, by the way ;-)), I also have contributed a few sessions on a few occasions. One of these occasions was “Dynamics Con” – a free conference that was…...

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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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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For April 2021.
Apr01

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For April 2021.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for April 2021 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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Deleting Application Insights telemetry data on-demand with Powershell
Mar30

Deleting Application Insights telemetry data on-demand with Powershell

I think that everyone of you knows that telemetry is an important aspect to take into consideration when working with a Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS tenant and I continuously encourage you to activate the integration with Application Insights for your production environments. In a post about this topic that I’ve written months ago, I’ve provided you a way to analyze telemetry data of… Continue Reading...

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Using the WebPageViewer Add-In For Business Central
Mar29

Using the WebPageViewer Add-In For Business Central

Since the introduction of pages, and the deprecation of forms, we have had a fixed set of page types that we can create and a fixed set of controls that we can use on those pages. In the main, that’s a good thing. An appropriate control (text entry, date picker, checkbox etc.) is automatically used depending on the data type of the field, developers need to spend less time on the UI and the… Continue Reading james’s...

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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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Set Default User Group
Mar23

Set Default User Group

When you get new users in Business Central, BC will automatically assign you the User Group automatically. What if you want to change the default user group ? There is no official way to do this, but there is a trick to do it in BC. The table responsible for it is Table 9007 – User Group Plan. BC assign the default user group based on the user license / plan (essential, premium,… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article...

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So .. I did a stream ..
Mar21

So .. I did a stream ..

Not too long ago, I asked about opinions on whether I should just keep blogging, or if I should also jump on the streaming-wagon like many already did .. and start streaming content about business central. In fact, that poll is still on my website, and today, it says this result: So, a vast majority isn’t really waiting for me to bring out any streaming videos :-). But .. in all… Continue Reading waldo’s Article on...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central connector for Power Platform update
Mar16

Dynamics 365 Business Central connector for Power Platform update

This is a very quick post just to notify all of you that are using Microsoft Power Platform with Dynamics 365 Business Central that the rollup of the new version of the standard connector is in place (I’ve talked about these new features on my session in Power Platform Bootcamp Italy event a month ago). With the new standard connector for Power Apps and Power Automate, you will find some… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Virtual Event
Mar14

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Virtual Event

Get Ready for yet another virtual launch of business central Wave 1 2021 and it is streamed on 13th April 2021 This will a free virtual event for everyone from reselling partners, consultants, and ISV partners. You can join from following link https://events1.social27.com/msdyn365bclaunchevent2021w1/auth/register Lets drive more deep in Business central with this event and… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on...

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Extending standard APIs (1)
Mar12

Extending standard APIs (1)

I’ve got this question so many times: how can we extend the standard APIs with extra fields? So I decided to write a blog post about it. Actually, it’s going to be two blog posts, because one would become too long. So here it goes… This could be a very short blog post. Microsoft disabled the option to customize the standard APIs in Business Central. Full stop… No, of course not!!!… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: introducing the reportextension object
Mar12

Dynamics 365 Business Central: introducing the reportextension object

One of the noisy limitations on Dynamics 365 Business Central until version 17.X was the impossibility to extend standard reports. If you want to add a simple new field to a standard report, you are forced to create an entire new report (new dataset), maybe from scratch or (better) by manually copying the standard dataset into a new .al file and then modifying it. You cannot handle the report… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Preview environments for Business Central 2021 release wave 1.
Mar12

Preview environments for Business Central 2021 release wave 1.

Hi Readers, Yes the future version of Business Central is about to release in April. But as developers we need access to Next version to be ready for what's changing and how our App Source Extensions and Per Tenant Extension will be impacted with Next Release. Microsoft have released the Preview Environments for #msdyn365bc 2021 Release Wave 1.  You can setup docker containers for next releases… Continue Reading Saurav...

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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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Looping Through Enum
Mar11

Looping Through Enum

Sometimes you may need to loop through Enum. To do this, you can use List Data Type. local procedure EnumLoop() var MyEnum: Enum "My Enum"; EnumIndex: List of [Integer]; iMax, iLoop : Integer; begin EnumIndex := ScanSource.Ordinals(); iMax := EnumIndex.Count(); If iMax <= 0 then exit; iLoop := 1; repeat //loop here MyEnum :=… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article on their blog...

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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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Next Business Central Launch Event.
Mar11

Next Business Central Launch Event.

Hi Readers, As we all are waiting for next version of #msdyn365bc. The New Version will be Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1. With Major Releases Microsoft adds new functionality in the product which are either requested by Partners / Developers using Business Central Idea Website. As product is moving faster than expected Microsoft is helping us with Training and Learning these… Continue Reading Saurav...

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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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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For March 2021.
Mar09

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For March 2021.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for March 2021. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Navision...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For March 2021.
Mar08

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For March 2021.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for March 2021 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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TLS Issue on NAV2013
Mar07

TLS Issue on NAV2013

Microsoft recently decided to start disabling the Transport Layer Security protocols: TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on Microsoft 365 service. Due to this new policy, one of our clients who currently using NAV 2013 became unable to send email. Every time users try to send an email, they will get the error from SMTP Mail Server saying “Authentication failed because the remote party has closed the transport… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: ClearAll is evil, again!
Mar05

Dynamics 365 Business Central: ClearAll is evil, again!

When Dynamics 365 Business Central version 16 was launched, I remember that a weird problem was signaled to Microsoft related to the ClearAll usage in code. For who don’t know this (but who don’t know this?) the ClearAll() procedure clears all internal variables (except REC variables), keys, and filters in the object and in any associated objects, such as reports, pages, codeunits, and so on… Continue Reading...

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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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Setting up docker containers with apps from AppSource
Mar03

Setting up docker containers with apps from AppSource

For a long time, we have been looking for a solution to be able to set up a docker environment, and then download the necessary apps from AppSource. Why? For different reasons. Like, to set up a development environment. I know we can do that in an online sandbox, but .. we’re already doing this on docker for OnPrem development, so if we could simply set up dev environments for any… Continue Reading waldo’s Article on...

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Microsoft Universal Print is finally ready (yes, also for Dynamics 365 Business Central)
Mar02

Microsoft Universal Print is finally ready (yes, also for Dynamics 365 Business Central)

Today at the first day of Ignite, Microsoft has finally announced that Universal Print is finally available for everyone. Universal Print is the premier cloud print service available at scale to businesses and educational organizations, deployed in the cloud on Microsoft’s datacenters and available to customers who have one of the following Windows or Microsoft 365… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their blog...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: per-tenant extensions and conflicts with standard Microsoft’s fields
Mar01

Dynamics 365 Business Central: per-tenant extensions and conflicts with standard Microsoft’s fields

Some weeks ago I received two emails from contacts where they submitted me two interesting “bad problems” that blocked them on Dynamics 365 Business central SaaS. Problems were the following: Field declared in a per-tenant extension that now has a conflict with a standard Microsoft Base Application field.Object IDs conflicts on AppSource apps. Field conflicts between Base Application and… Continue Reading...

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Sales Quote Expiry Date
Feb24

Sales Quote Expiry Date

You can specify the Sales Quote expiry date on a field called Quote Valid To Date. If you want BC to calculate the expiry date automatically, you can specify the date formula in the Quote Validity Calculation field on the Sales & Receivables Setup page. If you want to batch delete expired sales quotes, there is a function called Delete Expired Quotes that only accessible from… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article on...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: are your AppSource apps ready for 2021 Wave 1 release?
Feb23

Dynamics 365 Business Central: are your AppSource apps ready for 2021 Wave 1 release?

As I think you already know, with Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 release wave 2 (version 15) Microsoft has marked a set of different things as obsolete (ObsoleteState = Pending) and with the upcoming Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release Wave 1 (version 18) these obsoleted things will be removed. This process can have impact on your apps if you’ve not yet fixed the related warnings in… Continue Reading...

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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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Which API’s are available in my Business Central environment?
Feb19

Which API’s are available in my Business Central environment?

Here’s a short post with a small tip about something a lot of you probably already know. How’s that for an intro . If you remember these posts: Getting not-out-of-the-box information with the out-of-the-box web clientCheck Customer License in an OnPrem db – from the web client Then you know there’s quite a lot of information .. just under your fingertips of the web client. And… Continue Reading waldo’s...

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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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How to Fix [LineStart()] Issue after C/AL Object Text Export?
Feb18

How to Fix [LineStart()] Issue after C/AL Object Text Export?

Hi Readers, I have heard about this issue from a long time but never faced this issue personally.  Yesterday While reviewing an Upgrade Merge during comparison, I faced this issue during comparison.  In this article, We will understand why & when this is a problem and I will share my View to fix this issue. #MSDYNNAV Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog How to Fix [LineStart()] Issue...

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MSDYN365BC – Generic Aging Report.
Feb16

MSDYN365BC – Generic Aging Report.

Hi Readers, In last #bcopendiscussion, we discussed how we can build a Generic Customer Payment Report in Business Central. This article we will discuss about same report. We will use List Datatype to develop this report.  Idea behind this report is user should be able to key in a Start Date, No of Periods required in the report output and also How many months in per Period. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav...

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List DataType – #albacktobasics.
Feb15

List DataType – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, Hope you all are doing great. Thankyou for all your love and support with great questions and discussions. In this article we will talk about a New Datatype available in AL that was discussed in last #bcopendiscussion. Question – What is List Data Type and How to Use It? We will discuss in details about List Datatype. #albacktobasics Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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How to restore environment in business central
Feb15

How to restore environment in business central

Have you guys remember my tweet regarding the restoration of environment .Following is the tweet If you still not follow me on then please follow me on twitter for more updates So in month of November 2020 I faced this problem as due to some issue production environment got hanged and user abruptly close the session .Post that data in some tables got messy and couldn’t recover… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: returning complex types from AL
Feb09

Dynamics 365 Business Central: returning complex types from AL

I think that every AL developer dreams that a day AL will be a full Object Oriented programming language like C# or others. Unfortunately, AL is born from C/AL and its main purpose is to write business logic inside a business application like an ERP in the cloud, it’s not a language that will be used for writing every type of apps. But that is… don’t stop to suggest things, don’t stop to… Continue Reading...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.
Feb09

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for February 2021. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics...

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GST Update for Indian Localization.
Feb08

GST Update for Indian Localization.

Hi Readers, GST is one of the major feature for Dynamics NAV Indian Localization.  With latest cumulative update released for Dynamics NAV, Microsoft have added few localization changes related to Goods and Services Tax for India Localization. In this article we will discuss steps and what is available with latest cumulative update. #NAV2016 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog GST...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.
Feb08

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for February 2021 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: SOAP and Basic Authentication deprecation
Feb08

Dynamics 365 Business Central: SOAP and Basic Authentication deprecation

If you’re using web services with Dynamics 365 Business Central version, from version 17.X you should always check the notifications that pops up in the Web Services page because some changes are in place (and Microsoft alerts you about that): The first notification appeared from version 17 is related to OData V3 deprecation. You should never use OData V3 now and instead go for the V4… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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The most unknown features to migrate master data to D365BC (Part 1)
Feb07

The most unknown features to migrate master data to D365BC (Part 1)

The data migration for a new ERP is always a challenging task. It starts with the collection of the data from the legacy system, the cleansing of the data, the data modelling to the desired new format, and the upload to the new ERP. There are several studies that states “The data migration phase of a project can consume up to 30% of the total project resources”. This post will describe the… Continue Reading...

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