Category: Business Central Spring 2019

Business Central :How to Customize Base App

This blog explains how to customize the base app of business central (old fashion) .

Please Don’t customize the base app, Use extension wherever possible

Step 1 :- Copy Base Application from installer

Step 2 :- Unzip in designated folder .This contains app.json file where in target set to onprem

app.json will look like this

Step 3 :- Download the symbols

Step 4:- Add the following in either user settings/workspace settings . This is required for .NET DLL used in application

Step 5 :- Unpublish the base application and dependencies or else you will get an error stating that extension already deployed on tenant

Use following PowerShell command

Unpublish-NavApp -Name “Base Application” -ServerInstance BC150

Step 6:- Import license file and publish the modified app.

Hope this will help you.

Cumulative Update Summary November 2019

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Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Microsoft Business Central Spring CU 6:- BUSINESS CENTRAL CU 6

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 CU 23 :- NAV2018CU23

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 CU 36 :- NAV 2017 CU36

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 CU 49 :- NAV 2016 CU 49

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 CU 61 :-NAV 2015 CU 60

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

Keyboard Shortcut :- Business Central & VS Code

For my previous contribution on business central please visit this link

This blog contains keyboard shortcut for business central and VS code while will make our life easier while navigating and developing business central extension aka app.

Hope this will help you…

Cumulative Update Summary October 2019

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Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Microsoft Business Central Spring CU 2:- BUSINESS CENTRAL CU 2

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 CU 22 :- NAV2018CU22

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 CU 35 :- NAV 2017 CU34

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 CU 48 :- NAV 2016 CU 47

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 CU 60 :-NAV 2015 CU 60

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

CU02 for Business Central Spring Release 2019

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Spring Release CU 01 :- BCCU02

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

CU01 for Business Central Spring Release 2019

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Spring Release CU 01 :- BC CU01

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

Business Central-Field Length change in Tables

This spring release of business central comes up with changes in field length of tables as below.

You can check those tables and fields in following file

Hope this will help you specially while upgrade.

Please follow Waldo’s blog for more information on above subject.http://www.waldo.be/2019/05/14/microsoft-dynamics-365-business-central-spring-update-changed-some-field-lengths/

Stay tuned for more.

How to search Pages using Additional Search Terms in Business Central

All of you aware of ‘Tell Me‘ features of business central where you can search pages ,reports by key in name .

Today we will see how to search page apart from default page name .

To achieve this we need to add additional parameters in list pages as follows

Compile the object and search the page using additional terms in web client

Now from web client search the page using additional terms defined in list page

Hope this will help you

Stay tuned for more..

How to Create Unique Keys in AL Development/Business Central

Spring Release 2019 of business central comes up with new features for creating unique keys

Today we will see how to create unique keys in table

While creating second keys you can add an additional parameters said ‘Unique’. This will not allow duplicate values in the field where unique parameter is mentioned.

Now we will see this validation works on business central. Here we are trying put same description which is throwing error because of unique key.

You can define multiple unique keys in one table.

Points to Remember

  • Field can have empty value that means empty value is also value.
  • Not supported in table extensions.

Hope this will help you ..