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Programming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sixth Edition

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

Programming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sixth Edition

By: Marije Brummel, David A. 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

Report properties

A subset of the Report Designer's report properties are shown in the following screenshot. Some of these properties have essentially the same purpose as similarly named properties in pages and other objects:

The properties in the preceding screenshot are defined as follows:

  • Caption: This is the name that is displayed for this report; Caption defaults to Name.
  • CaptionML: This is the Caption translation for a defined alternative language.
  • Description: This is for internal documentation.
  • UseRequestPage: This can either be Yes or No, and controls whether or not the report will begin with a Request Page so that user parameters can be entered.
  • UseSystemPrinter: This determines whether the default printer for the report should be the defined system printer, or whether Business Central should check for a setup-defined user/report printer definition. More on user/report printer setup can be found in the Business Central application help.
  • EnableExternalImages: If Yes...