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Collectible Errors?! Is it already in use?

Collectible Errors?! Is it already in use?

Collectible Errors?! Is it already in use? This is the second part of my new article series about Collectible Errors. Let's check out the first part here: Collectible Errors?! | Microsoft Dynamics 365 - Ing. Tomáš Kapitán (kepty.cz) or you might be interested in my...

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Collectible Errors?!

Collectible Errors?!

Collectible Errors?! It has been already almost a year since ErrorInfo datatype & CollectibleErrors were introduced (I already have an article about basic structure: ErrorInfo data type & Collectible Errors). This article was released for the first time in...

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Substituting standard reports

Substituting standard reports

Report objects cannot be extended in versions previous to the Business Central 2021 release wave 1 version when ReportExtensions object was introduced. Since then, many of changes we need to do in reports can be done without creating a new copy of object. On the other...

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Isolated events

Isolated events

With Business Central 2022 wave 1, a new setting for event publishers was introduced. Until this version, any error in any event subscriber caused interruption to the current running process and stopped the whole activity. In some cases (such as log-in), this is...

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Custom Filter Tokens

Custom Filter Tokens

As a user of the Business Central you have some constants you can use to filter or insert values. These constants contain useful values for data manipulation such as t / today for date field - return current dateq / quarter for date field filters - return range of the...

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How to let users choose field(s) properly

How to let users choose field(s) properly

When some complex functionality is developed, it is sometimes necessary to let users choose a specific field. This can be required for field permissions, mapping imported values or any similar process. Earlier, the usual way was to create a link on the Field table...

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Working with Translation Files (XLIFF)

Working with Translation Files (XLIFF)

How does the translation file work? In Microsoft Dynamic 365 Business Central, displaying different languages is done using the XLIFF files extension (.xlf). The generated XLIFF files have strings that are specified in properties like Captions, Tooltips......

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1D & 2D Barcodes in Business Central 19.1

1D & 2D Barcodes in Business Central 19.1

Business Central (cloud-only!) includes one-dimensional (1D) barcode fonts since Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 wave 2 (17.0) was released in October 2020. It is a great improvement to how developers can handle requirements from their clients to print...

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ErrorInfo data type & Collectible Errors

ErrorInfo data type & Collectible Errors

A major change to AL Language development is here! Collectible errors can hugely improve any validation procedures. And what's new? Everything is about a new data type ErrorInfo. ErrorInfo data type ErrorInfo is a new data type introduced in Microsoft Dynamics 365...

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Exploring CosmosDB with Business Central, part 2

Exploring CosmosDB with Business Central, part 2

This part explains how to connect to Azure Cosmos DB from your Business Central extension using AL Language and how to get some values from the database.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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DynamicsCon 2021 session recording available!

DynamicsCon 2021 session recording available!

Finally, recordings from DynamicsCon 2021 Autumn edition are available! Check the official youtube channel. It was a great conference with over 250 people during my live session! I definitely hope I will be able to attend the next in-person DynamicsCon as a speaker...

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Directions EMEA

Directions EMEA

Directions4Partners EMEA 2021 is still in progress here in Milan. I want to share all details about each day, but unfortunately, there are so many amazing things to see, watch and try I have almost no time. So today just a few words about the day before the...

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Field Level Permissions (Restricted Fields)

Field Level Permissions (Restricted Fields)

I just add a new project to my GitHub repositories. It is a new extension for Business Central that extends security functionalities with field-level permission. Using this extension, users are able to define who can or can not change specific fields in any table in...

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Returning complex types in AL Language

Returning complex types in AL Language

In Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 w1 (released in May 2021), a profound change was introduced to ways how we can design our applications Until this version, the only way to return complex data types (like records, codeunits, Lists etc.) was using the var...

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