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Programming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sixth Edition

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

Programming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sixth Edition

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

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a full ERP business solution suite with a robust set of development tools to support customization and enhancement. These tools can be used to tailor Business Central's in-built applications to support complete management functions for finance, supply chain, manufacturing, and operations. Using a case study approach, this book will introduce you to Dynamics 365 Business Central and Visual Studio Code development tools to help you become a productive Business Central developer. You'll also learn how to evaluate a product's development capabilities and manage Business Central-based development and implementation. You'll explore application structure, the construction of and uses for each object type, and how it all fits together to build apps that meet special business requirements. By the end of this book, you'll understand how to design and develop high-quality software using the Visual Studio Code development environment, the AL language paired with the improved editor, patterns, and features.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Successful Conclusions

Action groups

Action groups provide a submenu grouping of actions within the assigned tab. In the following screenshot, the page preview is highlighting the Main Asset submenu, which is the caption for the associated ActionGroup. In RelatedInformationActionContainer, we can see the other ActionGroup, Fixed Asset, Insurance, and History matching the submenu groups on the ribbon's Navigate tab:

The following are the group properties:

  • Caption: This is displayed in the action designer.
  • Visible and Enabled: These are TRUE or FALSE, defaulting to TRUE. These properties can be assigned Boolean expressions, which can be evaluated during processing.
  • CaptionML: This is the action name displayed, depending on the language option in use.
  • ToolTip and ToolTipML: This is for a helpful display for the user.
  • Description: This is for internal documentation.
  • Image: This can be used to assign an icon to be displayed. The icon source is the Activity Button Icon Library, which can be viewed in...