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Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV - Fifth Edition

By : Marije Brummel, David Studebaker, Christopher D. Studebaker
Book Image

Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV - Fifth Edition

By: Marije Brummel, David Studebaker, Christopher D. Studebaker

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a full business solution suite, and a complete ERP solution that contains a robust set of development tools to support customization and enhancement. These tools provide greater control over financials and can simplify supply chain, manufacturing, and operations. This book will take you from an introduction to Dynamics NAV and its integrated development tools to being a productive developer in the Dynamics NAV Development Environment. You will find this book very useful if you want to evaluate the product's development capabilities or need to manage Dynamics NAV based projects. It will teach you about the NAV application structure, the C/SIDE development environment, the C/AL language paired with the improved editor, the construction and uses of each object type, and how it all fits together to build universal applications. With this new edition, you will be able to understand how to design and develop using Patterns and new features such as Extensions and Events.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Page Designer

The Page Designer is accessed from within the Development Environment through Tools | Object Designer | Page. The Page Designer can be opened either for creation of a new page by using the New button or for editing an existing page by highlighting the target object, then clicking the Design button.

New Page wizard

When we click on the New button or F3 or Edit | New, we will bring up the New Page wizard, as you can see in the following screenshot:

We can proceed to the Page Designer with the Page Type property set to Card and no Source Table defined by clicking on OK with Create blank page selected, but not entering a Table name or number, or we could enter a Table name or number, select Create a page using a wizard, and select Page Type...