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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)

Creating order line tables

This recipe continues from the previous order header table recipe. The example in this recipe is that we will have service order lines that reflect the work required on the vehicle. The concepts in this recipe can be applied to any order line table; to follow exactly, the previous recipes should be completed first.

How to do it...

To create the order line table, follow these steps:

  1. Create a new table named ConWHSVehicleServiceLine.
  2. Drag the following EDTs onto the table:
    • ConWHSVehicleServiceId
    • LineNum
    • ItemId (you may receive an error if you haven't referenced Application Suite)
    • ItemName
    • ConWHSVehicleServiceStatus
  1. Remove the ConWHSVehicle prefixes.
  2. The ServiceId and LineNum fields are usually controlled from code, so make them...