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Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook

By : Simon Buxton
Book Image

Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook

By: Simon Buxton

Overview of this book

Dynamics 365 for Operations is the ERP element of Microsoft’s new Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition. Operations delivers the infrastructure to allow businesses to achieve growth and make better decisions using scalable and contemporary ERP system tools. This book provides a collection of “recipes” to instruct you on how to create—and extend—a real-world solution using Operations. All key aspects of the new release are covered, and insights into the development language, structure, and tools are discussed in detail. New concepts and patterns that are pivotal to elegant solution designs are introduced and explained, and readers will learn how to extend various aspects of the system to enhance both the usability and capabilities of Operations. Together, this gives the reader important context regarding the new concepts and the confidence to reuse in their own solution designs. This “cookbook” provides the ingredients and methods needed to maximize the efficiency of your business management using the latest in ERP software—Dynamics 365 for Operations.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Using menu items to control a state machine

In this section, we will actually add the state machine to the form, so we can use it. Using menu items for this is a nice concise way to control the state machine, and follows the UI patterns found in other areas, such as the projects module.

Getting ready

The prerequisite for this recipe is that we have a table with a state machine that has been generated.

How to do it...

To create the state machine menu items, follow these steps:

  1. Add a new action menu item to the project named ConWHSVehInspStatusWaiting. Complete the property sheet as follows, in the order stated in...